Basic Science Tactile Graphics are designed for children with low vision. Basic Science Tactile Graphics drawings depict objects, concepts, and relationships that are covered in nearly all elementary science textbooks. The drawings in Basic Science Tactile Graphics employ several types of lines and textures, as well as different heights.
Geometro: Student Workbook Kit is designed for children with low vision. The Student Workbook Kit for Geometro is designed for students in the elementary grades, and revolves around three kinds of tasks: familiarizing students with various 3-D solids and their general properties, helping students grasp the difficult concepts of how 3-D solids relate to their 2-D representations, and, helping students understand how 3-D objects are made with 2-D objects.
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.
The Iveo Hands-on-Learning System is a package containing a tactile graphics display (IVEO Touchpad) and a braille graphics program (IVEO Viewer, IVEO Creator, or IVEO Creator Pro), designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision and their teachers. The system can be used to teach subject such as biology, health, chemistry, astronomy, math, or geography with a combination of touch, sound, and sight. Three versions are available: Iveo Lite, Iveo Creator, and Iveo Creator Plus. Iveo
LaserLine Graphics are tactile graphics designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed to provide clear and accurate tactile access to complex visual information, with various pattern fills, line styles, and directional indicators. These tactile graphics are produced to order as Vector-based graphics files in an XML-based conversion process. Items that can be converted into tactile graphics include maps, diagrams, flow charts, and educational materials in mat
O&M Tactile Graphics, model 1-20100-00, is a tactile graphics kit for orientation and mobility training designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The tactile grapics in this kit can be used to teach orientation and mobility concepts, compass directions, clock locations, and navigating outside and inside. The kit includes 10 high- contrast print/tactile graphics and a Teacher's Guide in print and braille, which provides ideas on lesson planning using the graphics.
Picture in a Flash (PIAF) is a tactile graphic maker that produces high-quality tactile graphics using heat sensitive capsule paper (not included). PIAF’s controlled heat source causes any black lines, letters or shapes that are drawn, printed or copied onto the capsule paper to swell. The result is an instant tactile graphic, making it ideal for people who are blind or visually impaired.
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
Setting the Stage is designed for children with low vision. Setting the Stage is a set of tangible items and activities that assists young tactile readers in making the transition from the exploration of real objects to the interpretation of two-dimensional representations, both in thermoformed formats and simple raised-line illustrations. A 3-dimensional house model aids with advanced understanding of scale and perspective.
---- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To assist a child with visual impairments recognize shapes using a DIY slate. As the child writes on the slate, wool comes out of the pen and sticks to the Velcro on the slate. This project has two parts: the slate and the pen. The slate is constructed of Velcro strips attached to a rectangular piece of plywood. The writing is done on the Velcro material, which comes as a strip allowing the fibers of wool to stick to the nylon hooks. The pen is made f
Sticky Dots Adhesive are designed for children with low vision. These sheets of self-adhesive dots allow you to transfer the dots to various materials.
Tactile Colour Textured Self-Adhesive Vinyl is tactile graphics paper designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This colored self-adhesive vinyl follows a system that links colors to textures according to the following scheme: Red, soft and rubbery; orange, soft, rubbery, and bumpy; yellow, hard and bumpy; green, hard, rough, and gritty; blue, fine gritty; purple, ridged dashes; pink, corrugated; brown, wavy ridges; tan, linoleum or leather-like; gray, fine etched; black,
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.
The Textured Paper Collection is tactile graphics paper designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The kit contains tactile colored sheets that can be cut out and applied to another surface for such purposes as making tactile items on worksheets, creating area patterns in tactile diagrams, adding texture to adapted storybooks, creating tactile artworks, or labeling household items or books. In addition to paper, vinyl, and Tactile Colours paper in various colors, the kit incl
Touch the Invisible Sky, by Noreen Grice, Simon Steel, and Doris Daou, is a braille, large print, and tactile graphics book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 60-page book contains color images of nebulae, stars, galaxies, and telescopes. Space images are based on observatons in visible and non-visible wavelengths (radio waves, x-rays, gamma rays, and ultraviolet). Each space image is embossed with transparent lines, bumps, and other textures to define details
Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy, by Noreen Grice, is a braille science book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book includes 14 pages of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, with a combination of Braille and large-print captions on facing pages. The book is embossed with shapes that represent various astronomical objects such as stars, gas clouds, and jets of matter streaming into space. Starting at Earth, it proceeds through the sol