1-2-3 How Many Do You See? Cuantos Ves? by Lilia Molina-Ruiz, is a braille and tactile counting book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The book is bilingual (English and Spanish), with braille and raised tactile letters and numbers.
15 Numbers is an educational math puzzle game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This game is completely self-voicing, so a separate screen reader program is not necessary. The player has 15 numbers, 1 through 15, on two game boards called the task board and the work board. The task board shows the 15 numbers arranged in a specific pattern that the player must match using the work board. The work board has the same 15 numbers mixed up with one empty slot, a
Abacus Attack is a math game designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. Designed to reinforce math facts and abacus skills for students in grades one through six, the game is played on a magnetic board with large print and a braille overlay. The student uses game pieces to travel to "Attack Alley." Each space on the board has a raised shape. Upon landing on the shape, the student answers a math problem from the enclosed cards. Math problems are included for all elementary gra
"Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method," by Susan M. Millaway, is an instructional manual designed for teaching skills in performing the four basic math operations on the abacus to children and adults who are blind or have low vision. It comes in a large print edition, model 7-00219-00, and a braille edition, model 5-00219-00. The braille edition is 102 pages. This manual employs both instruction and exercises to teach abacus skills, using the Counting Method rather than traditional indirec
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRYPURPOSE: To assist individuals who are blind in learning to multiply monomials. The device provides a tactile representation of the FOIL method of multiplying (First terms in each set of parentheses; then the Outer terms; then the Inner terms; and then the Last terms). This article describes a set of manipulatives created to aid in locating the appropriate terms in the proper positions. The device uses a folder and four library card pockets. Two pockets are fixed to each half
Alphabet and Number Puzzles are tactile numbers and letters designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. These large letters and numbers combine visual and tactile senses to teach youngsters to recognize number and letter shapes by sight and touch. The number set (model 640) includes 0 through 9, each with the corresponding number of dots to encourage active learning of counting concepts. Numbers and Letters (model 626) are brailled. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 5 x 4 inches. COLOR: Yello
The Beginner's Abacus, model 1-03180-00, is an abacus designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This abacus is a counting frame that helps reinforce beginning mathematical concepts such as one-to-one correspondence, counting, place value, addition, and subtraction. It also introduces basic abacus terms such as "set" and "clear." It consists of a rectangular frame with felt backing and two rods, with nine large beads sliding on each rod. This abacus comes with a print manual.
Books from the Braille Institute Press are braille books designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. A wide range of titles are available for both children and adults, including titles for preschool children through young adult readers, textbooks for kindergarten through grade 12, books for college preparation, beginner braille books for adults, and recreational reading for adults. Over 1,100 children's titles are available, including both popular and classic fiction, biogr
The Braille-Large Print Yardstick is designed for individuals with low vision. This yardstick is made of durable white plastic and is drilled for hanging. It has raised-line markings along one edge in 1/4 inch increments, with braille markings every 1 inch. Black large print markings are along the opposite edge in 1/4 inch increments.
Consumable Number Lines are number lines designed for children with low vision. Reinforces beginning number concepts such as counting, number recognition, number relationships, addition, and subtraction. Use the blank number lines to provide a concrete representation when introducing fractions, decimals, or negative numbers.
Educational Ball - Tactile Numbers – Orange is a ball designed for children with low vision. Children will love playing with this soft ball while at the same time touching and learning the raised tactile numbers 0-9 (zero to nine) and math function symbols on its surface. Molded natural foam rubber with ultra-soft brushed nylon surface. Phthalate-free
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.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To demonstrate the difference between various types of angles for young children with vision disabilities. This technique was developed by a third-grade student who is blind for teaching younger children. The student uses his folding travel cane to demonstrate a right angle, showing the other students that if the corner of a piece of paper fits in the angle between two sections of the cane, a right angle has been created. If the angle is smaller than the right
Hands-On Experience with the Cranmer Abacus, model 1-30004-00, is a math training program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. It consists of a video and an accompanying booklet designed to familiarize students with the basic mathematical uses of the Cranmer abacus, including how numbers are represented and how the four arithmetical operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) are performed.
Hundreds Boards and Manipulatives, model 1-03105-00, is a math training device designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. It consists of two desk-size boards made of heavy plastic, the Grid Board and the Number Board, and hundreds of manipulative pieces. The Grid Board has a raised-line ten by ten grid with blank squares to which manipulatives can be attached. The Number Board also has a raised-line ten by ten grid, but its squares are preprinted with the numbers one through
Let's Multiply is a braille multiplicatin table designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. By moving their hands vertically and horizontally over this multiplication table, children find the multiplicand, the multiplier and the product. The table shows products up to 12 x 12. Adjacent rows and columns have contrasting colors. The table includes both braille and tactile raised numbers.
Marvel Math is a math tutorial program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This program enables teachers to create multi-media versions of math tests. Tests can be created by converting a printed test or math book page into an electronic test, or the program can generate questions based on the teacher's specifications. The program supports addition, subtraction, multiplication, division with or without remainders, exponents, and decimals. Test questions can be presente
Math Drill Cards are braille math cards designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. Five sets are available. One set shows numbers and math signs in the Nemeth braille math code (Number & Math Sign Cards, model 1-03551-00), and the other four sets show arithmetic equations and solutions (Addition Cards, model 1-03552-00; Subtraction Cards, 1-03553-00; Multiplication Cards, model 1-03554-00, and Division Cards, model 1-03555-00). The math number and sign cards have a Nemeth
Math Flash is a voice output math tutorial program designed for use by elementary students who are blind or have low vision. This program helps students age six years and up sharpen their math skills with talking flash cards. This self-voicing program uses a computer's sound card to communicate instructions, drills, practice sessions, and games. Students can select their own favorite Math Mentor character. Teachers can modify the number of problems and their degree of difficulty, and insert cust
Math Window Basic Math is a math training aid designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This math teaching aid consists of a magnetic board and tiles that allow students with visual disabilities to build and solve math problems, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems. Numerals can be configured as whole numbers, decimals, or fractions. The tiles are available with numerals and symbols in standard and large print and in Nemeth Code, a braille m
The Math Window Braille Geometry Kit is a math training aid and tactile graphics set for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This math teaching aid consists of a double-sided magnetic board and extra-thick tiles labeled with print and Nemeth Code, a braille math code. This kit allows blind students to work and solve geometric problems, as well as, graph them. This kit contains point markers for locating points and plotting squares to help a student accurately plot
Mathematics Made Easy for Children with Visual Impairment, by Dr. M.N.G. Mani, Aree Plernchaivanich, G.R. Ramesh, and Larry Campbell, is a manual on math training for blind students. This book helps children who are blind or have low vision to master secondary level mathematics by providing their teachers and parents with a resource for improving instructional strategies. The material presented in this publication is divided into five modules. Module 1 deals with the commonly used methods of tea
Multiplication and Division Tables, model 5-82700-00, are braille and large print math tables designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. These tables are intended to help students with multiplication and division problems. They feature grids that can be used to find the product of two whole numbers from one through nine or the quotient of corresponding division problems. The set includes five tables, which are printed/embossed on heavy braille paper and punched for a three-ri
Quick Pick Counting, model 1-03574-00, is a tactile educational game designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision or cognitive disabilities. This game teaches children to count to 12 with raised-line symbols and to read braille numbers. There are 50 one-sided game cards and two direction cards in the set. The student counts the tactile symbols and then reads the correct braille number. The raised-line symbols are embossed only; the number answers are in large print and braille.
Quick Pick Math are math games designed for use by students aged five years and up who are blind or have low vision. Games include Addition, model 1-03570-00; Subtraction, model 1-03571-00; Multiplication, model 1-03572-00; and Division, model 1-03573-00. Each math game consists of a plastic packet that holds fifty cards in braille and large print. A math question and four possible answers are on the front and back of each card. The plastic packet has four holes on its edge corresponding to the
"The Abacus Made Easy," by Davidow, published in Braille (model 5-00220-00) and large print (model 4-00100-00), is an instruction book on the Cranmer abacus designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision.
The Bridge to Braille is a manual for teaching braille to children who are blind or have low vision. It is a step-by-step guide that shows parents and teachers how to help blind children progress from early literacy experiences all the way to full participation in the classroom. Topics include reading and math readiness, braille reading and writing techniques, the Nemeth braille math code, techniques for doing math in braille, literary and textbook format, correcting and editing braille, how to
DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To teach math concepts, spatial orientation, and other concepts to students who are blind or who have low vision. The box begins with a plastic box with a smooth, flat, snap-lock top. Place two strips of self-adhesive Velcro in parallel lines on the lid, so they resemble lines on a sheet of paper. Turn the lid over and attach three parallel lines. This creates a set of worksheet templates. Other configurations and layouts for special uses can be created using additional
"Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind," by Gissoni, is a Cranmer abacus instruction book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is available in a braille edition, no. 6-50100-00, and a large print edition, no. 4-27110-00.
Virtual Pencil is math training software designed for use by students who have difficulty using a pencil, including students who are blind or have low vision, upper extremity disabilities, or learning disabilities. This software can be used by students to solve mathematics problems without the use of a pencil, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. When the software is opened, a split screen appears, looking like a window with two panes. The left pane shows a tree directo