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Title Author Domain Category Media Problem?
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.
Computer Generated Tactile Graphics P. Van Geem Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
Word document Report a problem!
Description: This area of the TSBVI website discusses the how-to for making computer graphics plus gives a plethora of companies that provide materials for making the graphics.
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.
Instructional Strategies for Teaching Social Studies and Geography 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, material ideas for instruction, and adaptation techniques for teaching geography and social students to students with visual impairments.
Social Studies, Geography, Economics and History Products from APH (APH Quota) N/A Social Studies Instructional Aids/Materials website Report a problem!
Description: A great source of products used with teaching the visually impaired (social studies products include maps, globes, and tactual landforms).
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.
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)