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Abacus Information  S. Osterhaus, D. Sewell & J. Brown 
Math  Abacus  Report a problem! 

Description: This collection of articles discusses the following topics: Abacus vs Calculators, Prime Factorization on the Abacus, Using an Abacus and the Counting Method, Courses Available to Learn Abacus, and Abacus Internet Site Packet.  
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 
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Description: This website is devoted to providing objective information on all types of assistive technology for all types of people with disabilities.  
ACT (The American College Testing Program) Services for Students with Disabilities  N/A  Assessment, Career Education and Transition, Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
College, Family Resources, Transition/Future Planning 
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Description: This site provides information on how to register for the ACT and obtain materials in the correct medium.  
Aluminum Diagramming Foil for Use with Tactile Graphics Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
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Description: Use this aluminum foil for creating masters of raisedline graphics. (available only through print catalog)  
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 
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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.)  
American Thermoform Corp. (ATC) (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science, Sensory Efficiency, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Low Vision Devices, Producing Nemeth Code, Products, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps, Technology 
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Description: Manufacturer of hardware, software, thermoform machines and consumable product for the production of braille and tactual graphics. They also carry low vision products.  
An Introduction to Braille Mathematics (Cost)  H. Roberts, B. Krebs & B. Taffet 
Family Resources, Math 
Family Resources, Learning Nemeth Code, Resources 
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Description: This book has been designed as an easily assimilated presentation of the special symbols and complex rules and procedures laid down in the Nemeth Code for Mathematics and Science Notation. The homework exercises in this manual are designed to prepare certified literary braillists for the Library of Congress examination leading to certification in braille mathematics transcribing.  
APH Braille Print Protractor (Youtube video instruction)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Support, Low Vision Solutions 
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Description: TSBVI has produced a 15 part series in learning how to use the APH braille/print protractor. The series is taught by Susan Osterhaus, a leader in the field of math for the visually impaired.  
APH Cranmer Abacus: Prime Factorization (TSBVI YouTube Video Series)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: How to perform prime factorization using the APH Cranmer Abacus is explained by TSBVI Math Consultant, Susan Osterhaus.  
APH Graph Board (TSBVI YouTube Video Series)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support, Low Vision Solutions, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: An explanation of how to use and instruct with the APH Graph Board is provided by Susan Osterhaus, TSBVI Math Consultant.  
Assessment Kit: Kit of Informal Tools for Academic Students with Visual Impairments (Cost)  D. Sewell (Ed.)Â  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, SelfAwareness, Sports/Games, Student Data, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Mathematical Concepts, Writing Skills 
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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.  
Assessment Products from The American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota)  N/A  Assessment, Math 
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Description: Tests that are available in braille are KeyMath, Brigance and Stanford Achievement Tests.  
Attainment Company (Cost)  N/A  Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, MIVI, Self Determination, Social Interaction, Technology 
Choice and Decision Making, Communication, Functional Math, Functional Skills, Products, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: Catalog of products, including assistive technology, for those with mild to severe cognitive impairments. (Not VI specific)  
Basic Nemeth Code Reference Sheet (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Learning Nemeth Code, Resources 
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Description: Reference sheet for teachers and students to use for all functions of using, instructing and learning the Nemeth Code. It is available in print and in braille.  
Braille Book Files at TSBVI  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science, Technology 
Accessible Books, Ebooks, Nemeth, Tactile Graphics, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: This site provides teachers with literary, science and math materials that can be downloaded in Megadots, Duxbury, and BRF formats.  
Braille Helps  C. Ovard  Compensatory/Access, Family Resources, Math, Science 
Braille Dictionaries/Reference Guides, Nemeth 
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Description: This webpage provides reference guides for Braille and Nemeth codes.  
Braille Transcribers' Kit: Math (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: Use this kit for the creation of elementary math graphics.  
BRL: Braille Through Remote Learning  N/A  Arts, Compensatory/Access, Family Resources, Math, Science 
Braille Dictionaries/Reference Guides, Braille Literacy for the Sighted, Instructional Support, Music, Nemeth 
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Description: This site provides tools and resources related to braille, nemeth and music braille which includes contraction lists and problematic areas.  
Challenges in Teaching Math to the Visually Impaired  N/A  Math  Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: A college student working on her bachelor's degree in mathematics education asks questions about teaching a visually impaired student.  
Delta Education (Cost)  N/A  Math, Science 
Instructional Aids/Materials  Report a problem! 

Description: This is a source for manipulatives for the purpose of math and science instruction.  
Design Science  N/A  Math, Technology 
Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: Design Science offers MathType, which is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. It can be used with Duxbury to produce Nemeth Code.  
Duxbury Systems (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science, Technology 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Producing Nemeth Code, Products 
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Description: Retailer of software for the visually impaired including translators, MegaDots and Math Braille Talk  
EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)for Math and Science  N/A  Math, Science, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Aids/Materials, Resources, Technology 
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Description: Premier provider of information and training on access for disabled persons for science and math.  
Elementary Math Skills Continuum  TSBVI Teachers  Math  Instructional Strategies, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: Math concepts arranged in 'clusters' for grades K5.  
Enabling Technologies (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science, Technology 
Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: Catalog of braille production products.  
ETA/Cuisenaire (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Early Childhood, Family Resources, Math, Science 
Instructional Aids/Materials  Report a problem! 

Description: This is a source for manipulatives for all ages and grade levels. (Not VI specific)  
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 
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Description: 'Evaluation of students with VI is a complex, multifaceted 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 
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Description: This is a catalog of products specifically for teaching the visually impaired.  
FOCUS in Mathematics (APH Quota)  F. L. Franks, S. Albrecht, R.V. Morris & K.R. Morris 
Math  Functional Math, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation 
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Description: This activitybased program emphasizes the fundamental operations, properties and structure of mathematics.  
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 
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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 
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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 
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Description: This curriculum is designed for students in which a developmental or academic approach to learning is inappropriate. It includes activities and teaching strategies.  
Geometry Tactile Graphics Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: Kit for the creation of graphics associated with the instruction of geometry.  
gh (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Recreation and Leisure, Science, Technology 
Producing Nemeth Code, Products, Technology 
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Description: This is a producer of audio accessible, tactile graphics and braille products.  
Good Tactile Graphic: A TwoTape Video Presentation and Booklet (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Professional Resources 
Instructional Strategies  Report a problem! 

Description: This presentation helps beginners and advanced tactile graphics makers to increase their skills.  
Hadley School for the Blind  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Early Childhood, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, O&M, Recreation and Leisure, Science, Sensory Efficiency, Social Interaction, Technology 
Braille Literacy for the Sighted, Communication, Family Resources, Learning Nemeth Code, Libraries, Resources, Training and Tutorials 
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Description: Tuition free correspondent courses available to students, family members, etc. for instruction in areas specific to visual impairments, including parents, early childhood, and assistive technology.  
How Does AT Fit into My Life and My Paperwork?  Debra Leff and Cecilia Robinson  Compensatory/Access, Math, Technology 
Accessible Books, Adaptive Tools/Technology, Audio Books, Braille Writing, Internet and Accessibility, Low Vision Device Training, Low Vision Devices, Resources, Technology, Training and Tutorials 
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Description: Technology resources and tutorials for all students with visual impairments. Includes accessibility, keyboarding, math, study aid, scan and read, braille, O&M, PDA and screen review.  
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 
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Description: Catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.  
Iowa Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) Resource Guide  K. Blankenship, et. al. 
Assessment, Compensatory/Access, Early Childhood, Independent Living, Math, O&M, Physical Education, Professional Resources, Recreation and Leisure, Self Determination, Sensory Efficiency, Social Interaction, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Auditory Skills, Documenting Progress, Eligibility, Functional Vision Evaluation, IEP, IEP Prep, Instructional Development, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Learning Media Assessment, Program Planning, Student Data, Student Observation 
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Description: An incredibly thorough tool written for TVIs and COMS to help instruct, assess, plan and evaluate in all areas of the ECC.  
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  Report a problem! 

Description: This is a current list of articles available for download, indexed by subject area.  
Learning the Nemeth Braille Code: A Manual for Teachers and Students (Cost)  R. H. Craig  Math, Science 
Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: This manual is a text for learning those parts of the Nemeth Code likely to be used in elementary school, junior high school, and high school mathematics and science courses.  
LS&S Group (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Deafblind, Early Childhood, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, MIVI, O&M, Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure, Science, Sensory Efficiency, Technology 
Family Resources, Instructional Aids/Materials, Low Vision Devices, Low Vision Solutions 
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Description: This is a catalog of products promoting independence of people with visual impairments.  
MacKichan Software, Inc.  N/A  Math, Science, Technology 
Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: MacKichan offers Scientific Notebook, which is a software program that can be paired with Duxbury Braille Translator to produce Nemeth Code files.  
Math Education and Nemeth Code  S. Osterhaus & G. Bennett 
Math  Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: This group of documents discuss the following: Publications Available to Learn Nemeth Code, Other Ways to Learn Nemeth Code, Nemeth Code Reference Sheets, Teaching Nemeth Code, Nemeth & Adventitiously Blind High School Student, Sighted Math Teacher Needs to Learn Nemeth Code for Algebra II, Nemeth and College Algebra, Set Notation, Nemeth and Advanced Math, Nemeth and GED Students, and 'Moveable' Nemeth.  
Math Flash (APH Quota)  N/A  Math, Technology 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation 
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Description: Computer program to aid visually impaired students gain strength in basic math skills  
Math Forum  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies 
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Description: Provides resources, materials, activities, persontoperson interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning math in an increasingly technological world. (Not VI specific)  
Math Publications  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Strategies 
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Description: Here is a list of publications relating to teaching teaching math concepts and skills to blind and visually impaired students.  
Math Skill Products from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Nemeth, Tactile Graphics, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: Vendor of products specifically for the visually impaired and for instructing the visually impaired.  
Math Talk (Cost)  N/A  Math, Science, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Producing Nemeth Code, Products 
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Description: Mathtalk is a speech recognition mathematics product.  
Math Technology  Susan Osterhaus  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology  Report a problem! 

Description: Specific technology for blind and visually impaired students to use for math.  
Mathbuilders (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: From the catalog, 'Mathbuilders is a supplementary math program separated into eight units by content standards and grade level. This allows the teacher to focus on specific standards or provide remedial materials for individual students.'  
Mathematics Their Way (Cost)  M. BarrataLorton  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This book is one of the most popular and important instructional resources for primary teachers and provides a complete range of activities essential for primary students' development of mathematical understanding. (Not VI Specific)  
Mathematics. In Koenig & Holbrook (Eds.), Foundations of Education, Vol II, 2nd Edition (Cost)  G. Kapperman, T. Heinze & J. Sticken 
Compensatory/Access, Math 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: This chapter provides detailed instructional strategies for teaching mathematics to visually impaired students. It also contains specific information regarding the creation of tactile graphics for the instruction of mathematics skills.  
National Center for Blind Youth in Science  N/A  Family Resources, Math, Science, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support, Parent Resources, Resources, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This portal provides a clearinghouse to teachers, parents and students with a wide range of resources in science, math and technology.  
Nemeth Code Made Easy  C. Weaver  Compensatory/Access, Math, Professional Resources 
Nemeth  Report a problem! 

Description: This text gives a very basic overview of how Nemeth Code is written. An excellent source for those creating transcribing math for students.  
Nemeth Code Reference Sheet (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math 
Nemeth  Report a problem! 

Description: This sheet provides as a great reference tool to all the symbols used for mathematic functions.  
Perkins School for the Blind  Products (Cost)  N/A  Career Education and Transition, Compensatory/Access, Deafblind, Early Childhood, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, MIVI, O&M, Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure, Sensory Efficiency, Social Interaction, Technology 
Braille Writing, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support, Products 
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Description: Producer of various types of instructional aids and resources for families and professionals.  
Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M, Sensory Efficiency 
Concept Development, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: This multipurpose tactual board is used for lessons in mapping, charting and art.  
Preparing Math Materials Using DBT and Scientific Notebook  N/A  Math, Professional Resources, Technology 
Nemeth, Technology 
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Description: This document provides stepbystep directions to help you get started using Scientific Notebook, Duxbury Braille Translator, and Quick Tac to produce correctly formatted Nemeth Braille materials. Email: amfierro7@gmail.com  
Preparing Tactile Adaptations for Math and Science (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: This video provides instruction to teachers on how to use tactile graphics (with everyday household products) when teaching math and science to visually impaired students.  
Preparing Tactile Adaptations for Math and Science (Cost)  N/A  Math, Science 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Tactile Graphics, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: This demonstrative video gives step by step adaptations to use for teaching math and science to visually impaired students.  
Producing Math Materials in Nemeth Code  S. Osterhaus  Math  Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: This group of documents discuss Math Textbooks in Nemeth, and Nemeth Translation Software.  
Project Math Access  Collaborative and inclusive Strategies  The Transdisciplinary Model  N/A  Math  Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Program Planning 
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Description: Ideas are given for working with a team for math success with a visually impaired student.  
Project Math Access: Basic Number Facts and Operations  N/A  Math  Instructional Strategies, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation 
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Description: Tips for instructing the blind math learner in basic number facts and operations are given.  
Publications available from the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (Cost)  N/A  Assessment, Career Education and Transition, Compensatory/Access, Deafblind, Early Childhood, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, MIVI, O&M, Professional Resources, Recreation and Leisure, Self Determination, Sensory Efficiency, Social Interaction, Technology, Vision and Visual Impairments 
Curricula, Instructional Support 
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Description: Catalog of books, curricula and kits for professionals who serve students with visual impairments and those with additional disabilities.  
QuickTac  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Technology 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: QuickTac is a free program available from Duxbury Systems Inc. which can be used to produce tactile graphics.  
Resources for Preparing Quality Tactile Graphics  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M, Professional Resources, Science, Social Studies 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: List of companies who make tactile graphic materials.  
Science Access Project at Oregon State University  John Gardner, Director 
Math, Science 
Tactile Graphics, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: The purpose of this group is to develop methods for making science, math, and engineering information accessible to people with print disabilities.  
SciTrain Science and Math for All  N/A  Math, Science 
Instructional Development, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: SciTrain provides accomodations for students with disabilities (a specific area for the student with visual impairments is provided) in the areas of science and math.  
Sensible Graphics  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science, Social Studies, Technology 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: A website devoted to collecting tactile graphic files or images for use with visually impaired learners.  
Shop Low Vision (Cost)  N/A  Assessment, Compensatory/Access, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, O&M, Physical Education, Professional Resources, Recreation and Leisure, Sensory Efficiency, Technology 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Low Vision Devices, Low Vision Solutions, Products 
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Description: Catalog of products promoting independence for the visually impaired consumer plus materials for the vision professional.  
ShortTerm 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 
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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)  
Strategies for Developing Mathematics Skills in Students Who Use Braille (Cost)  G. Kapperman, T. Heinze, & J. Sticken 
Math  Concept Development, Learning Nemeth Code, Tactile Graphics 
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Description: This book written by experts in the field of math for the visually impaired discusses mathematical concept development, Nemeth Code, using tools and aid and tactual graphics.  
Student Assessment Division of TEA (Texas Education Agency)  N/A  Assessment, Math, Professional Resources, Science, Social Studies 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Writing Skills 
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Description: Location of Release TAKS Test for all levels and all subjects(Texas Only).  
Summer Programs Available at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired  N/A  Arts, Career Education and Transition, Compensatory/Access, Deafblind, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, MIVI, O&M, Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure, Self Determination, Sensory Efficiency, Social Interaction, Technology 
Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, Activities for High School Students, Adapted PE, Adaptive Tools/Technology, Arts and Crafts, Camp, Cane Travel, Choice and Decision Making, Functional Skills, Games, Instruction of Personal Management, Recreation, Resources, Role Models/Mentors for Students, SelfAdvocacy and Leadership, Transition/Future Planning, Vocational Education Training 
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Description: TSBVI offers summer programs that provide students with instruction in all areas of the ECC. (Texas students only)  
Swail Dot Inverter (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M, Science 
Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: This kit is for the simple construction of diagrams, graphs, maps by embossing a series of single dots.  
Tactile Adaptation Kit (Cost)  L. A. Rankel & M. D. Winograd 
Math, Science 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Support 
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Description: A multisensory kit for the instruction of science and math concepts designed by a science teacher and a TVI.  
Tactile Graphic Products from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M, Science, Sensory Efficiency 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: Vendor of tactile graphics products and supplies for instructing the visually impaired.  
Tactile Graphics (Cost)  P. K. Edman  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Instructional Strategies, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps, Tactual Sensitivities 
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Description: This is a comprehensive sourcebook for translating visual information into a threedimensional form that blind and visually impaired persons can understand.  
Tactile Graphics Image Library at APH  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M, Science, Social Studies 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: This library has a plethera of images that can be downloaded for creating tactile graphics for students with visual impairments.  
Tactile Graphics Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: Extensive kit for making maps, graphs, diagrams, etc. Contains braille slate and stylus, aluminum foil and guidebook.  
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 
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Description: Here is a nice compilation of resources one can use when creating tactile graphics.  
Tactile Graphics Starter Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: This kit is for the beginning tactile graphics maker. It includes a slate and stylus and manual.  
Tactile Graphics, An Overview and Resource Guide  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Instructional Strategies  Report a problem! 

Description: This online resource guide provides information about how to use and prepare tactile graphics and where to find materials.  
Tactile Math Graphics  S. Osterhaus, D. Spence & J. Gardner 
Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Producing Nemeth Code, Tactile Graphics 
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Description: Resource list of online articles for preparing and using tactile graphics with mathematics. Some general information about tactile graphics is included.  
Tactile Vision Inc. (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Early Childhood, Math, Sensory Efficiency 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps, Tactual Related 
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Description: Producer of raised print products, tactile graphics and braille.  
TalkCalc  talking calculator  N/A  Math, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Low Vision Solutions 
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Description: From the website: "It's a TALKING calculator for kids! It's INTERACTIVE. . . It's CUSTOMIZABLE . . . and it's USER FRIENDLY." It can display numbers, objects such as fish, cars and written numbers. Very kid friendly.  
Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students  S. Osterhaus  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Resources, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This is an endless collection of materials, tips and links for teaching math to the visually impaired.  
Teaching Strategies  S. Osterhaus  Math  Instructional Strategies, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This group of documents include: Collaborative/Inclusive Strategies, Challenges in Teaching Mathematics to the Visually Impaired, Arithmetic Calculation Using the Braillewriter, Solving Quadratic Equations, Solving Systems of Equations in Three Variables, Linear Measure, Perimeter, and Area, Transformations, Line Symmetry, and Tessellations, Geometric Constructions, Teaching a blind student how to graph on a coordinate plane and No tech, low tech, and high tech tools.  
Teaching Visually Impaired Children. 2nd Edition (Cost)  V. E. Bishop  Early Childhood, Family Resources, Independent Living, Math, O&M, Physical Education, Professional Resources, Science, Sensory Efficiency, Social Interaction 
General Information, Instructional Support, Program Planning 
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Description: This book is a comprehensive resource for the classroom teacher who is working with a visually impaired child as well as a systematic overview of education for the specialist in visual disabilities.  
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 
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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 Abacus Made Easy, 2nd Edition (APH Quota)  M. Davidow  Math  Abacus  Report a problem! 

Description: A simplified manual for teaching the Cranmer abacus.  
The Computerized Nemeth Code Tutor  G. Kapperman, J. Henry, M. Cortesi, Toni Heinze & J. Stricken 
Math, Science 
Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: For the sighted person, this computer program is downloadable and helps one improve his/her Nemeth skills.  
The Counting Method For The Cranmer Abacus  D. Sewell  Math  Abacus, Instructional Strategies 
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Description: Curriculum for teaching the abacus (included when purchased with The Use of the Cranmer Abacus through TSBVI Publications)  
The Mangold Developmental Program of Tactile Perception and Nemeth Numeral Recognition (Cost)  S. Mangold  Math  Learning Nemeth Code, Tactual Sensitivities 
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Description: This program is designed for the beginning braille student who is learning numbers. It is created so that reversals are avoided.  
The Mathematics of Movement: O&M and Math Education  D. Smith  Math, O&M 
Instructional Support, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: The author shows the unique relationship between the development of math skills and the development of orientation and mobility skills.  
The Nemeth Code SelfStudy  G. Kapperman & J. Sticken 
Math, Science 
Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: Designed to be used by blind individuals to learn to read and write the Nemeth Code for Braille mathematics, or to refresh skills using this code. Download available for the Braille Lite 40, 2000, M20 and M40.  
Use of the Cranmer Abacus (Cost)  R. Livingston  Math  Abacus, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: This is a manual for how to use the abacus for mathematical computation.  
Use of the Cranmer Abacus (Cost)  R. Livingston  Math  Abacus, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: This is a manual for how to use the abacus for mathematical computation.  
Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind (APH Quota)  F. Gissoni  Math  Abacus  Report a problem! 

Description: Manual for instructing visually handicapped in use of Cranmer abacus.  
VI Tech Share To Help Share Technology Devices and Web Links  Blog Created by Vision Teachers in Rural West TX  Arts, Compensatory/Access, Early Childhood, Math, MIVI, O&M, Professional Resources, Recreation and Leisure, Science, Social Interaction, Technology, Vision and Visual Impairments 
Accessible Books, Active Learning, Activities for Elementary and Middle School Students, Activities for High School Students, Adaptive Tools/Technology, Arts and Crafts, Audio Books, Basic Information, Beginning Reading, Caseload Analysis, Cortical Visual Impairment, Early Childhood Intervention, Early Intervention, Elementary, Emergent Literacy Skills, Eye Anatomy and Function, Eye Conditions and Diseases, Family Resources, Games, General Information, Goal Setting and Attainment, IEP, IEP Prep, Inservice for Teachers and Administrators, Instructional Planning, Music, Parent Resources, Play, Positioning, Recreational Reading, Syndromes/Diseases, Tactual Related, Tactual Sensitivities, Technology, Toys, Training and Tutorials 
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Description: Resources for Babies;Resources for Literacy; Curriculum for Alternative Teaching;Tactual Books;CVI;VI Resources; Resources for VI Teachers; Goals and Objectives;Helpful sites about Eyes;Home made toy resources and play; Visual Perception;AT;Switch Use;Math;Social Stories;Link Share;Books  digital,CDs,audible;Adapted Books;Screen Readers;Text Readers;Games/Movies;word prediction software;Braille;O & M;Modules/Webcasts for VI Trainings.  
ViA (Visually Impaired Apps)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Early Childhood, Family Resources, Math, MIVI, O&M, Professional Resources, Recreation and Leisure, Sensory Efficiency, Technology 
Reference, Resources 
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Description: A fully accessible app for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad. ViA has been designed to help identify apps that are useful for adults and children who are blind or have low vision, including those with additional disabilities. Users can easily sort through the apps in the App Store and locate those that were built specifically for, or provide functionality to the user with a visual impairment."  
View Plus Technologies (Cost)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Producing Nemeth Code, Tactile Graphics, Technology 
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Description: This company sells the Tiger Printer which produces highresolution tactual graphics and braille. It also sells the Accessible Graphing Calculator.  
YouTube TSBVI Video Channel  N/A  Math, Professional Resources, Technology 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: This is a youtube channel specifically dedicated to TSBVI. Short videos are presented on various topics relating to the instruction of the visually impaired. 