DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To help a first grade Braille student learn to read and spell Braille words. To convert an unused business card to this purpose, punch a hole in the top left corner and cut off the upper right corner of the card. Then, braille and print the word to be learned on the card. Finally, attach the card to a metal ring by putting the ring through the hole in the upper left corner. The ring can be attached to the student's bookbag. TITLE: Business Cards for Learning Bra
The Chang Tactual Diagram Kit, model 1-03130-00, is a tactile map skills training kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This tactile aid enables teachers of orientation & mobility and other curricula to construct diagrams and maps using brightly colored plastic pieces that adhere to a dark felt board covered with hook and loop material. The kit includes flat geometric forms in 27 different shapes and sizes (104 total), a print instructoral guidebook, and a carryi
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To aid a student who became low vision after learning to read standard print to learn Braille by reinforcing Braille words learned and demonstrating the efficiency of Braille reading. Enlarge a simple text (e.g., a recipe) to 72 point double-spaced type, and transcribe the equivalant text in Braille below each line. The Braille text should contain words that the student already knows. Separate the lines with puff paint. TITLE: Combo Reading (in Springboard). AU
Educational Ball - Tactile Numbers – Orange is a ball designed for children with low vision. Children will love playing with this soft ball while at the same time touching and learning the raised tactile numbers 0-9 (zero to nine) and math function symbols on its surface. Molded natural foam rubber with ultra-soft brushed nylon surface. Phthalate-free
Giant Textured Beads with Pattern Matching Cards help teachers and parents working with young students in preschool, kindergarten and early elementary grades who are blind and have visual impairments. These Pattern Matching Cards reinforce the tactile continuum from real object (most basic level) to raised-line graphics (most advance level). Students in higher grades will be challenged by the increasing difficulty posed by the “Platform” and “3-D View” matching cards.
Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit, model 1-08838-00, is a tactile graphics kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The kit includes a felt covered board and more than 100 Velcro-backed pieces, and can be used to teach mapping, charting, and basic concepts, as well as for art activities. The kit comes with extra material to create additional tactile pieces, and a Large Print/Braille Guidebook with activity suggestions and example layouts. OPTIONS: Replacem
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To provide a one-year-old child who is blind with the opportunity to explore different textures. Squares of fabric of varying textures are sewn together into a quilt. To provide additional textures, fabric paint is used to create thick dots on a square and beads are sewn in a pattern on another square. Jingle bells can be sewn between two or more of the squares to provide auditory stimulus. Personal items from the child's family also can be attached to individu
Teaching Touch Kit is designed for childern with low Vision.Teaching Touch helps parents or teachers encourage young children (ages 4 to 7 years) who are blind to become active explorers and readers of tactile graphics. Uses real stories to bring important points to life.