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'Social Studies & Science.' In Foundations of Education, Instructional Strategies for Teaching Children & Youth with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. Ross & 
M. Robinson
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Strategies book Report a problem!
Description: This chapter contains ideas for modifying the general education curriculum for students understanding of the material and the importance of the collaboration between the general education teacher and the teacher of the visually impaired.It also contains specific information regarding the creation of tactile graphics for the instruction of science and social studies.
Address: Earth, Large Format Color Atlas, Section One (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials kit Report a problem!
Description: Atlases are presented meeting 70 specific guidelines for low vision users. Maps are presented with bright, contrasting colors, transparent overlays, broad lines, large print text. Large type texts are also available.
Before a Blind Child Can Read a Map B. Marek Compensatory/Access, 
Social Studies
Tactile Maps article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This paper discusses the skills and experiences a visually impaired student must have in order to interpret the information from a tactile map.
Brain Quest (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials kit Report a problem!
Description: A large print and braille version of the popular quiz game is available for American History, English, Geography and Science.
Curriculum for Teaching the Visually Impaired (Cost) J. M. Rlyne Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support
book Report a problem!
Description: This teaching manual provides special educators and regular education teachers with information needed to teach regular curricular areas as well as specialized skills to visually impaired students.
Essential Characteristics of Large Print Maps APH Focus Group Social Studies Low Vision Solutions article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: This document provides excellent information as to the essential elements of a large print map. Topics discussed include guiding principles, symbols and patterns, lines and bodies and colors.
Geography - Instructional Strategies N/A Social Studies Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Tactile Maps
website Report a problem!
Description: This section of the Perkins website provides tips, materials for teaching and adaptation techniques for teaching geography and social students to students with visual impairments.
Making a Tactile Map in Microsoft Word P. Van Geem Social Studies, 
Technology
Tactile Maps Word document Report a problem!
Description: This presentation shows a user how simple it is to make a tactile map using Microsoft Word.
Maps Represent Real Places: Map Study I (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Concept Development, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
kit Report a problem!
Description: 'This kit introduces basic map concepts by having students map a classroom and other known environments. Students learn to find objects and to identify map symbols representing those objects.'
National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Fifty States, Braille Edition (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials   Report a problem!
Description: Comprehensive tactile maps of each state is provided with details regarding interstates, terrains, and political maps of each major cities.
Relief Map for Desk Use (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Maps
kit Report a problem!
Description: This relief map is of the continental U.S. and is exaggerated 20 times and painted with yellow and brown.
Sensible Graphics N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Science, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
website Report a problem!
Description: A website devoted to collecting tactile graphic files or images for use with visually impaired learners.
Social Studies Products from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: Vendor of products used with teaching the visually impaired (social studies products include maps, globes, and tactual landforms).
State Maps Collection (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Maps
kit Report a problem!
Description: Maps of the states have been tactilely reproduced for students who are blind and have low vision.
Tactile Graphics Image Library at APH N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
website Report a problem!
Description: This library has a plethera of images that can be downloaded for creating tactile graphics for students with visual impairments.
Touch Graphics Inc. (Cost) N/A Compensatory/Access, 
O&M, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Tactual Related, 
Technology
website Report a problem!
Description: This company produces the Talking Tactile Tablet, the Wii Cane and the SAL and is a leader in cutting edge technology for the blind and visually impaired.
TSBVI Short Term Class - Capitol Experience: The Legislative Process N/A Social Studies Activities for High School Students, 
Instructional Aids/Materials
website Report a problem!
Description: This class provides students with unique and memorable experiences that help them learn about and maintain a true interest in Texas government. The students participate in activities on the TSBVI campus, around Austin, and at the state Capitol Complex.' (Texas students only)
U.S. Puzzle Map (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials kit Report a problem!
Description: From the catalog, 'This take-apart political/topographical map of the United States has many features to help make learning fun for all students.'
World At Your Fingertips (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Tactile Maps
kit Report a problem!
Description: From the catalog, 'World at Your Fingers features a large tactile reference map showing the major oceans and land masses of the Earth using high-contrast raised surfaces, braille and print labels and textured lines and areas. It also shows major mountain ranges, rivers and lines of longitude and latitude.'