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.
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INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS

Abacus


Counting

Concepts of “sets” and place value

Operations of addition and subtraction

Beginning problem solving and literate problemsolving skills


iPad Application: UAbacus: practice tool to teach how to compute on the abacus

HandsOn Manipulatives 

Number sense

Multiplication and division of fractions


Braille / Large Print 

Multiplication and division of fractions

Geometry Shapes

Graphs / Charts


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


Talking Calculator


Multiplication with multiple digits

Computing of fractions


Graphic Calculator 


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