Online Adapted Literature & Lessons

The Sherlock Center is committed to helping students with complex disabilities to participate in the general curriculum. As resources permit, the Sherlock Center creates adapted versions of popular literature for use by students, teachers and families. For questions, email Jennifer Carrier.

These resources are searchable in the fields below. You can search by keyword or title in the “Search All Adapted Literature and Lessons” box or you can search by resource type, format, grade level and/or file type. Items are listed alphabetically. 

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Key

CVICortical Visual Impairment

These materials have a black background and are created for students with cortical visual impairments who need resources with minimal movement, reduced color complexity and images with minimal details.

VIVisual Impairment

These resources have a black background and are created for students with a visual impairment who need high-contrast, focused images that convey story concepts.

BKBook

These stories or lessons are presented as simply-stated text with picture symbols.

GDExtended Literacy Guide

These materials provide ideas for using book-specific objects to help with learning and engagement of complex learners.

INTInteractive

These materials present the book in simply-stated text with picture symbols in an interactive manner.

Find an Adapted Literature or Lesson

Literature or Lesson
General Resources
CVI & VI Resources
  • Literature

    Whistle for Willie

    by Ezra Jack Keats

    PreK-3 Grade Level

    General Resources

  • Literature

    Who Has My Snack?

    by Cecila Minden

    Pre K-2 Grade Level

    CVI & VI Resources

  • Literature

    Who Knew There'd Be Ghosts?

    by Bill Brittain

    4-6 Grade Level

    General Resources

  • Literature

    Why?

    by Nicolai Popov

    6+ Grade Level

    General Resources

  • Literature

    Wonder

    by R. J. Palacio

    6-12 Grade Level

    General Resources

  • Lesson

    Your Body

    by Sherlock Center

    All Grade Levels

    General Resources

  • Lesson

    Your Brain

    by Sherlock Center

    All Grade Levels

    General Resources

  • Lesson

    Your Muscles

    by Sherlock Center

    All Grade Levels

    General Resources

  • Lesson

    Your Skin

    by Sherlock Center

    All Grade Levels

    General Resources

  • Literature

    Zack's Alligator

    by Shirley Mozelle

    Prek-4 Grade Level

    General Resources

  • Literature

    Zebra and other Stories

    by Chaim Potok

    Prek-4 Grade Level

    General Resources

    CVI & VI Resources

  • Literature

    Zinnia's Flower Garden

    by Monica Wellington

    Prek-4 Grade Level

    General Resources

    CVI & VI Resources