# Alignment of Mathematical Skills to Instructional Tools for Students with Visual Impairments

A. E. Brawand, N. Johnson, & J. Kolvites gave a presentation called "Fostering Success in Mathematics for Students with Visual Impairments" at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Conference, San Diego, CA in April 2015.  This handout was shared during the presentation.

 INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS MATHEMATICAL SKILLS INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS Abacus Counting Concepts of “sets” and place value  Operations of addition and subtraction Beginning problem solving and literate problem-solving skills iPad Application: UAbacus: practice tool  to teach how to compute on the abacus APH: Abacus / instructional book Hands-On Manipulatives Number sense Multiplication and division of fractions Braille / Large Print Multiplication and division of fractions Geometry Shapes Graphs / Charts APH flash cards, rulers, protractors, hundreds charts etc. Braille / Lg. Print Perkins Braille Writer / Braille Note Taker Braille Codes Operations with addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division Tactile Graphics Addition and subtraction of fractions Charts and graphs Flash cards, teacher made materials Math Builders Matching, sorting, and making patterns Data Collection, graphing & probability / statistics Geometry Measurement and estimation Fractions, mixed Numbers, and decimals APH: All available in Braille and Large Print iPad App: Math Robot (\$4.00 APH) Drill & Practice for Basic Math Math Window Braille Basic math skills Alegbra Geometry http://www.mathwindow.com Available large print / braille Talking Calculator Multiplication with multiple digits Computing of fractions APH: Large Print / Braille Braille Note Graphic Calculator Graphs and fuctions

Posted on April 23, 2015
Updated on: February 8, 2018