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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.
A Teacher's Guide to the Special Educational Needs of Blind and Visually Handicapped Children (Cost) Sally Mangold Assessment, 
Deafblind, 
MIVI, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Concept Development, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Instructional Support, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Sexuality, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
book Report a problem!
Description: Designed for students who are between the ages of 6 and 22 who have visual impairments combined with other disabilities, such as hearing impairments or dual sensory impairments and/or severe developmental delays.
AbleData N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Adapted PE, 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Products
website Report a problem!
Description: This website is devoted to providing objective information on all types of assistive technology for all types of people with disabilities.
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.
American Printing House for the Blind Instructional Products Catalog & Parts Catalog (APH Quota) N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Products website Report a problem!
Description: APH is the premiere vendor of materials used for instructing visually impaired students.(Many items available free of charge to local school districts through Texas quota funds.)
Assessment Kit: Kit of Informal Tools for Academic Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) D. Sewell (Ed.)  Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Career Education, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Family Resources, 
Functional Vision Evaluation, 
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Itinerant Issues, 
Job Descriptions, 
Learning Media Assessment, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Nemeth, 
Personal Control and Individual Performance, 
Resources, 
Scheduling, 
Self-Awareness, 
Sports/Games, 
Student Data, 
Teaching Advanced Mathematics, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: This kit brings together informal checklists, suggestions for format; assessment materials that you may want to buy, informal reading inventories, and assessments of compensatory skill areas.
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.
EVALS: Evaluating Visually Impaired Students (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Support, 
Program Planning, 
Signature Writing, 
Student Data, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts, 
Vision Efficiency Training, 
Vocational Education Training, 
Writing Skills
kit Report a problem!
Description: 'Evaluation of students with VI is a complex, multi-faceted process of gathering info. using appropriate tools & techniques. Informal evaluation should be considered an essential supplement to the use of formal measures and published instruments. In order to determine curricular focus and plan effective instructional programming for students, the staff must know a student's levels of functioning in all areas of academic and unique need.'
Exceptional Teaching Aids (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: This is a catalog of products specifically for teaching the visually impaired.
Fred's Head Blog N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support, 
Training and Tutorials
website Report a problem!
Description: This website provides tips, tutorials, articles, and information for those who are visually impaired and those who work with them.
Functional Academic Curriculum for Exceptional Students (F.A.C.E.S.) N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Curricula, 
Functional Math, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instruction of Personal Management, 
Instructional Planning, 
Instructional Strategies
kit Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum covers math, science, social studies, physical health and vocational skills (elementary to high school) for students with moderate to severe disabilities. (Not VI specific)
Functional Academics: A Curriculum for Students with Visual Impairments (Cost) S. Hauser, 
N. Levack & 
L. Newton
Compensatory/Access, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
Science, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies
Functional Braille, 
Functional Math, 
Functional Skills, 
Instruction of Adventitiously Blind, 
Instructional Strategies
book Report a problem!
Description: This curriculum is designed for students in which a developmental or academic approach to learning is inappropriate.  It includes activities and teaching strategies.
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.
Independent Living Aids (Cost) N/A Arts, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Low Vision Devices, 
Low Vision Solutions, 
Toys
website Report a problem!
Description: Catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.
JVIB (Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness) Subject Index for Articles (Cost) N/A Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Professional Resources, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Instructional Support website Report a problem!
Description: This is a current list of articles available for download, indexed by subject area.
Making a Tactile Map in Microsoft Word P. Van Geem Professional Resources, 
Social Studies
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.
Resources for Preparing Quality Tactile Graphics N/A Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Social Studies
Tactile Graphics Word document Report a problem!
Description: List of companies who make tactile graphic materials.
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.
Short-Term Program Classes at Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired N/A Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
O&M, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Sensory Efficiency, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, 
Activities for High School Students, 
Choice and Decision Making, 
Instructional Strategies, 
Low Vision Device Training, 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts
website Report a problem!
Description: TSBVI offers one week courses during the regular school term for intensive training in specific areas of a student's IEP. Some programs are specific to a particular subject and some programs are specific to having a visual impairment.(Texas students only)
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.
Student Assessment Division of TEA (Texas Education Agency) N/A Assessment, 
Math, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Writing Skills
website Report a problem!
Description: Location of Release TAKS Test for all levels and all subjects(Texas Only).
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.
Tactile Graphics Resource List J. Piscitello, 
M. Rieger & 
T. Maggiore
Arts, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Math, 
Professional Resources, 
Science, 
Social Studies
Instructional Aids/Materials, 
Instructional Development, 
Tactile Graphics, 
Tactile Maps
website Report a problem!
Description: Here is a nice compilation of resources one can use when creating tactile graphics.
Texas SenseAbilities Newsletter and See/Hear Archives N/A Arts, 
Assessment, 
Career Education and Transition, 
Compensatory/Access, 
Deafblind, 
Early Childhood, 
Family Resources, 
Independent Living, 
Math, 
MIVI, 
O&M, 
Physical Education, 
Recreation and Leisure, 
Science, 
Self Determination, 
Social Interaction, 
Social Studies, 
Technology, 
Vision and Visual Impairments
Communication, 
Family Resources, 
Instructional Support, 
Resources
article/periodical Report a problem!
Description: Publication for instuctors and families of visually impaired children including those with deafblindness and multiple disabilities. It contains current and relevant information for various topics from school to community to home. (Downloadable)
The Essential Characteristics of Large Print Maps APH Focus Group Professional Resources, 
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.
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.'