Millie Smith, Consultant, Developer of the APH Sensory Learning Kit and Symbols and Meaning. Smith is a consultant for students with visual and multiple impairments. She is the co-author of the AER Warren Bledsoe Award winning book, Visual and Multiple Impairments: A Resource Guide.
After nearly thirty years of teaching and outreach consulting at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Millie became a consultant with the American Printing House for the Blind. In that capacity, she wrote the Sensory Learning Kit (SLK) Guidebook and Routines book. Her new APH product, SAM: Symbols and Meaning is a program designed to address the needs of students with visual and multiple impairments who have mastered SLK level skills.
Smith is currently working with APH on a revision of the Barraga program to develop visual efficiency. She also has contributed a chapter on sensory efficiency to an in-press American Foundation for the Blind publication on the expanded core curriculum.