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.
The 10-Digit Talking Calculator with Music and Alarm is a voice-output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The calculator has a 10-digit liquid crystal display (LCD), with voice output for entries and results. Other features include voice volume control and shutoff; a time and date display mode, with automatic return from calculator to time mode after eight minutes idle; a built-in talking alarm clock; calculation results reported in digits or units; and 15 m
The 12-Digit Jumbo Talking Calculator is a voice output, large button, large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator features an extra-large crystal display (LCD), oversized number and function buttons with large white numbers, and volume control. The user can push the buttons to do standard calculations and entries appear on the large easy-to-see display screen while the calculator also speak each number and function pressed as well as t
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
The 8-Digit Talking Calculator, model 6638, is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator features an extra-large liquid crystal display (LCD), an audio result only key, a repeat key, and automatic power shutoff. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxW): 5 x 6.875 inches. WARRANTY: 90 days.
The 9-inch Protractor, model 23-4301-0, and 23 Centimeter Protractor, model 23-4401-8, are braille protractors designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The instruments are made of metal and feature a cursor and a ruler embossed in inches or centimeters. The protractors display angles from 1 to 190 degrees.
A Math app: Multiplication Simplified - HD is intended for children with learning disabilities or Dyscalculia. Designed to simplify mathematical lessons and to progress according to the student pace; also, it has an interactive game meant to develop the user capabilities to solve arithmetical problems mentally.
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 APH Number Line Device is a tactile aid for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. It has ten interchangeable vinyl line segments with black raised lines and dots at intervals. Forty plastic cylinders serve as pegs and/or interlocking bars. Numerals are in braille and print. The base allows two line segments to be used at once. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Base measures 6.5 x 24.5 inches.
The Audio Graphing Calculator (AGC) is an audible graphing calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or visual dyslexia. This on-screen graphing calculator is capable of displaying graphs or other sets of y-versus-x data both visually and audibly as a tone graph. The audio tone plot gives users access to plots comparable to that on standard graphing calculators. The AGC also has advanced matrix functions as well as the abilities to locate polar coordinat
Avaz is a picture based communication app. It is an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) app designed for children who are non-verbal or who have difficulty speaking. Avaz is designed to expand as the child grows to develop literacy. It tracks therapy sessions to help you measure the child’s progress. Avaz’s vocabulary is color-coded in accordance with the Fitzgerald key. Its speech synthesizer is powered by Acapela. Users are able to select gender, vary the speed of the voice and custom
Base Ten Value Frame is an educational aid designed for children with autism and other learning disabilities to teach them the concepts of place value with the handy Base Ten Value Frame. This simple frame allows you to use 1 centimeter cubes to help kids visually learn base ten. Use it for one on one instruction, small groups, or help with homework.
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.
The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output large print calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters 0.5 inches high. Its speech output is in a female voice with a three-level volume control. The calculator performs math functions, including percentage and power calculations, with memory and a repeat button. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.75 x 7 x 5 inches. COLOR:
The Big Number Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. A female voice announces the results for basic functions and percentages. The calculator has a large number eight-digit readout. Features include memory function, repeat audio, and adjustable volume with on/off. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (not included). COLOR: Black with white numbers. Separate on and off buttons are green with white marking.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Calculator designed with large control keys and display for use by persons with severely involved hands or limited vision. Calculator is modified using a MM5737 calculator chip with additional space made between keys of the keyboard. Calculator display is enlarged to an inch high using a IEE1720 seven segment display. COMMENTS: For further information contact: The Cerebral Palsy Research Foundation, Rehabilitation Engineering Center, P.O. Box 8217, Wic
Big:Calc is a voice output, large print calculator designed for use by persons with low vision or cognitive or physical disabilities. It features large number keys, high-quality speech and built-in scanning. Triggered by either a mouse click or a switch, the unit can be used by itself or can help to assist the user with a database or spreadsheet program. It is also designed to allow the user to change the number and function key sizes and background settings in order to accommodate various users
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/Print Protractor, model 1-04115-00, is a braille and large print protractor designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 180- degree half circle protractor has bold large type numbers and braille dots to mark the degrees. Two braille dots mark ten-degree increments, while a single braille dot marks the five-degree increments. This protractor features a "wand," a long, flat piece which is pointed at one end and anchored on a pivot at the center of the protra
Braille Math Blocks are an educational toy designed to teach the Nemeth Braille Math Code to children who are blind or have low vision. A total of 16 embossed wooden blocks are included, with two complete sets of Braille numbers based on the Nemeth code; Braille mathematical symbols such as plus, minus, and equals signs; and animal pictures.
The Braille Transcriber's Kit: Math, model 1-04100-00, is tactile graphics set for math designed to be used by teachers of students who are blind and by transcribers of braille mathematics texts. It is a collection of embossed drawings of figures frequently occurring in elementary math textbooks, enabling transcribers to create braille math texts more quickly and easily. The master sheets included in this tactile graphics set contain five each of the following raised-line drawings: rulers, numbe
Bold large print numbers and raised dots mark the 180 degrees of this protractor. This protractor features a pivoting wand. When aligned with a certain degree measurement, the corresponding angle is created by the wand and the bottom edge of the protractor. Includes print and braille instructions.
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.
The Brannan Cubarithm Slate, model 1-00320-00, and Cubes, model 1-00330-00, together form a tactile aid for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The slate is a rubber frame with a 16 by 16 grid of nests that hold small plastic cubes. The cubes are numbered zero through nine in braille, with no print. Each cube represents one digit. Students can use the slate to represent arithmetic problems, including long division and multiplication of large numbers. The cubes (pi
CalcuScan, model M126, is a scanning calculator program designed for use by students with sverere physical or neurological disabilities, cerebral palsy, or low vision. This calculator program can be used as a classroom math aid for teachers and students. Multiple key layout options and access modes are provided to suit specific teacher and student needs. The user can edit and reassign key names and functions; display calculator key layouts at any size, up to full-screen, with high-contract keys
The Canon Gloview 14-Digit Heavy Duty Printing Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This desktop calculator features an extra-large green LED display, a two-color printer, grand total and mark-up/down functions, and a keyboard with large number keys. POWER: Uses AC (alternating current). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 3 x 12 7/8 x 8.5 inches. The LED display characters are 0.75 inches high. COLORS: White casing, black keys, and green LED characters. WARRAN
The Canon Large Print Desktop Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator has a large-character digital display and prints calculations in two colors on a paper roll. It calculates tax, mark up/mark down, grand totals, and delta percent, and includes double and triple zero keys. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 2.5 x 10.75 x 8.25 inches. Numerical keys measure approximately 0.5 inches. WEIGHT: 2 pounds 1 ounce. COLORS: Print is purple and red,
The Chiming Talking Calculator is a voice-output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. This calculator has an eight-character visual display and speech output with a female voice. The speed and volume of the speech output can be controlled. The calculator performs math functions, including percentages. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1 x 7.5 x 3.5 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is black.
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.
The Cranmer Abacus is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The abacus has 11 rows of beads and is useful for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Each row of beads is divided into two sections, with four beads in one section representing one (1) through four (4) and a single bead in another section representing five (5). A felt backing prevents slippage of beads during calculations. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.5 x 3 x 6 inches.
The Cranmer Abacus, model 1-03150-00 is an abacus designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a 13-rod soroban abacus with a frame made of high impact plastic and beads formed of rigid polyvinyl plastic. The Coupler, model 1-03160-00, is a cadmium plated, spring steel coupling device that can be used to link two abacuses together. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Frame measures 6 1/8 by 3 9/32 inches. Beads are approximately 5/16 inch in diameter.
The Dino Junior Big Number Calculator is a large print calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. Features include a large liquid crystal display (LCD) and large keys with bold, black-on-white numbers. The eight-digit calculator performs standard mathematical functions and percentages and is small enough to fit in a purse or briefcase. POWER: Uses solar power and batteries (G-10 or Eveready 189) (not included). DIMENSIONS: (LxWxD) 5.67 x 4.17 x .87 inches.
The Early Math Intervention Kit is a flexible math manipulative set that supports elementary learning for children with autism. This set can be used to teach counting, addition, subtraction, understanding numeric value, and more. Helpful counters, counting cards, number lines, grids, and tiles will provide students with a variety of hands-on math experiences. Ideal for center time or small group instruction for up to four students. It features three manipulative sets with 225 each of Pig, Pengui
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
The Esys 12 is a braille notetaker, braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This portable unit has 12 braille cells with 12 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 12 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user can type notes. The unit can be used to read and write text messages and operate a mobile phone, personal digital assistant (PDA), personal computer (PC), or notetaker. The user can
The Esys 24 (also known as the esys24) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 24 braille cells with 24 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The Esys 24 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can also be used to send and
The Esys 40 (also known as esys40) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have vision. This portable unit has a large display with 40 braille cells with 40 integrated cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. The esys40 includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via Bluetooth or USB. It can be used to read and
The Esys 64 (also know as the esys64) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 64 braille cells with 64 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 64 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station via
The Esys 80 (also known as the esys80) is a braille notetaker, refreshable braille display and braille keyboard designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has a display with 80 braille cells with 80 cursor routing keys located above the braille cells. It includes a ten-key braille keyboard with which the user types notes. The Esys 80 features grey aluminium housing and black plastic details. The unit can be used independently or connected to a PC work station or
Fractional Parts of Wholes, model 1-03290-00, are tactile aids for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The set includes one work tray; three form boards with one, two, and three recesses; and four circle figures, one whole and the others divided into halves, thirds, and fourths. These tactile aids introduce fractions in a concrete manner. The thickness of the circles is greater than that of the form board recesses for easy identification. DIMENSIONS: Circles are 3
Geometric Forms, model 1-03410-00, are tactile aids for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. These tactile aids for math introduce primary level students to the shape of a circle, square and triangle. The kit includes three plane figures, four solid figures, and a plastic sheet illustrating the three shapes in high contrast raised lines. COLOR: Plane and solid figures are yellow. Plastic sheet is white with black raised line.
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.
The Geometry Tactile Graphics Kit, model 1-08841-00, is a tactile graphics set for math designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The set includes 52 thermoformed raised-line drawings depicting concepts, figures, and relationships that are covered in nearly all geometry textbooks. The tactile graphics in this set provide advantages over braille textbook graphics in that they are large enough for students to measure with rulers or protractors, and they incorporate some featur
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
The Giant Calculator, model GC78l, is a large button and large print calculator designed for use by individuals with fine motor disabilities or low vision. This calculator has large rubber keys and an 8-digit LCD display with large numbers and an adjustable tilt screen. Functions include memory and percentages. POWER: Uses solar panel or button cell battery (included). DIMENSIONS: 11 x 8.25 x 0.875 inches. COLOR: Black or silver.
Graph-It is a braille graphics program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Available for use with Freedom Scientific braille notetakers (Braille 'N Speak, Type 'N Speak, Braille Lite, or Type Lite; see entries) or IBM and compatible computers, users can use this tactile scientific graphing calculator with an embosser to create braille graphs to enhance higher math comprehension. Standard features include the capability to plot graphs, save them to a file, and emboss
The Graphic Aid for Mathematics is a tactile aid for math designed for students who are blind or have low vision. It is used in the construction of graphs and other mathematical figures necessary for the study of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus. It is particularly useful for coordinate geometry and for graphing algebraic equations. The aid consists of a cork board mounted with a rubber mat embossed with a 34 by 30 grid of 1/2 inch squares. Pins are inserted to mark coord
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.
Hasbro Playskool Magnetic Numbers, model 02057, are educational toys designed for use by children age 3 years and up who are blind or have low vision. Each set has 26 brightly colored, large magnetic pieces representing numbers and arithmetic symbols. The set has 21 numbers plus 5 arithmetic symbols, with Braille numbers engraved on front of the numbers.
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
The Jumbo Talking Calculator is a large print, large button, voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This calculator's size is equivalent to a standard letter-size page. Features include an extra-large liquid crystal display (LCD) and an oversized black number pad with large white numbers. It has volume control that can be adjusted to high, low, or can be turned off completely, and the voice can be set to speak digits or the actual number value.
Key to Access is an accessibility software module, MP3 player, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of ten accessibility tools: (1) Universal Reader for reading email and web pages; (2) E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; (3) Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-
Key to Access VPod is an accessibility software module, MP4 video player, and digital voice recorder designed for use by individuals who have learning disabilities. When this device is inserted into a computer's USB port, the user has access to a suite of accessibility tools: Universal Reader Plus for reading email and web pages; E-Text Reader, a tool that allows the user to highlight, bookmark, search and extract text from a document; Ultimate Talking Dictionary, a 250,000-word voice output dic
KidDesk is a desktop program designed with interactive desk accessories for children who have a developmental or physical disability. It is a hard disk security program that allows students to individualize their desktops and launch their own programs without being to able to access system functions that are off limits. An adult code is necessary to reach the hard disk and system functions. Features include six themes for personalization, a Talking Clock, Printable Calendar, Working Calculator,
The Large Abacus, model 1-03170-00, is an abacus designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision and fine motor disabilities. It is a 13-rod soroban abacus with large beads that can be used by those who lack fine motor skills. Both frame and beads are made of high impact plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The frame measures 8.25 by 4.5 inches. Beads are approximately 7/15 inch in diameter.
The Large Format Calculator is a large button calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision or fine motor disabilities. This over-sized calculator has an ergonomically enhanced keyboard with large buttons and a large display screen. Functions include memory, percent, and square root.
Learning Baby Tad, model 8030, is a switch operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When a connected capability switch (not included)is activated, the toy can access more than ten messages and lively songs that introduce the child to the alphabet, counting, body parts, and music movement. COLOR: Green. POWER: Uses 3 triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 11 x 6 x 9.5 inches.
Learning Game Board is a customizable game board for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. This is a blank, magnetic, dry erase game board has four player positions – two that have been specially adapted with large activation buttons for choosing among the four play spaces in front of a player. For those who need to use their own switches, the board also has switch inputs at these two positions. The Learning Game Board is dry erase so it can be used over and over again f
LessonPix is an online resource that allows parents, teachers and therapists to create various customized learning materials for children with communication, physical or motor disabilities. The database has over 20,000 pictures and over 500 templates. Users can upload or add their own clip art or photos to be used with custom materials.
OPTIONS: Subscribers are able to access the sharing center or request a picture that is not in the database.
COLOR: Multiple colors.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As sta
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.
Literacy Productivity Pack – Version 14.0 is a suite of reading and writing software applications designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. Programs include Premier Launch Pad; Worksheet Wizard; Write Now; English Talking Dictionary, a voice output dictionary; the Universal Reader Plus, a voice output program; Scan and Read Pro, a voice output optical character recognition (OCR) and audio file creation program; Text-To-Audio, an audio file creatio
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
MathType is a mathematics editing program that can be used by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is compatible with most screen reading programs and a variety of assistive technology products used to access a computer. The Windows version can function as a mathematical braille translation program as it has built-in compatibility with the ViewPlus Tiger braille printers (see separate entries). The Windows version can be used by teachers with no knowledge of braille to create braill
MegaMath is a mathetmatical braille translation program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This add-on to the MegaDots braille translation program (see separate entry) can be used to produce math from simple arithmetic to advanced calculus in Nemeth code. Menus let the user choose from several notation systems for entering fractions, geometry symbols and shapes, algebra, and integrals, with shortcuts provided for common math symbols. Users can also create their own
The Meterstick is a braille and tactile ruler designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. This one-meter measuring aid identifies centimeters and decimeters with molded, tactile markings. Centimeters are displayed by thin raised lines, with every other increment identified in braille. Decimeters are marked by thick raised lines and in braille. The ruler is made of durable plastic, and is drilled for hanging.
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
My-T-Calculator is a is a mouse emulator program designed to provide a calculator to run "on-top" of Windows for individuals with limited upper limb mobility. This program works with any pointing devices, such as mice, joysticks, trackballs, pens, switches, etc., and is ideal for for any money, tax or accounting programs. The fully functional calculator can be displayed in nine different sizes and has the option to stay "on top" of all Windows applications when needed. A Pop-up Tape function sup
The Number Puzzle Boards and Pegs are a math skills game designed for use by children with fine motor, learning, or cognitive disabilities. This multi-component manipulative activity is designed to aid in refining math skills. The self correcting number puzzles may be used alone or in combination with pegs for counting and math. The set includes 55 easy-to-handle Tall-Stacker pegs, ten crepe rubber boards, and a plastic storage tub. The boards and pegs can be washed with soap and water and may b
NumberPack is a math skills training program designed for children with upper extremity and fine motor disabilities. This software program contains three simulated pieces of classroom equipment: a teaching clock, an abacus, and a number line. These simulations are keyboard-operated stand-alone units with their own printing functions. The clock is a re-creation of a classroom teaching clock with a number of additional features. The clock can be moved forwards or backwards in a number of adjustabl
The Numicon Pegs Coloured 80 is a pack of 80 colored pegs that are intended for children to be used during pattern making activities. They fit into the Numicon Baseboard and Shapes. Sold in an even assortment of red, yellow, green and blue.
The Orion TI-36X Talking Scientific Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is based on the Texas Instruments pocket-sized TI-36X Solar Educational Calculator, and can be used by students in junior high school algebra through college calculus. Each key is spoken when pressed in clear, natural speech. A repeat facility speaks the display at any time. User-selectable speech modes provide quiet or verbose operation. A learning mod
The Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator is a modified TI-84 Plus with a small attachment that adds accessibility and additional controls for individuals with low vision.
The Pocket Size Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The calculator's visual display shows eight characters. Its speech output comes with volume control, an on-off control, and a repeat key. The calculator performs basic math functions with memory. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.625 x 5 x 3.25 inches. COLOR: The plastic casing is white.
Practice Worksheets in Basic Math are math worksheets in Braille and Large Print designed to help Braille users acquire automatic recall of basic math facts. Each volume contains 150 worksheets and each set (Braille, model B5, or large print, model LT5) includes four volumes. The basic math facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication or division are introduced systematically and periodic review is provided. SUM-IT covers single digit addition with sums to 18. WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE covers minu
Premier to Go is an accessibility software module designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. The module is a portable USB drive loaded with ten software applications that support reading and writing. When connected to a computer's USB port, the module launches a floating toolbar from which the applications can be started. In addition to the software, the module has over 1.5 GB (gigabytes) of free storage space. Applications include Universal Reader
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 Sci-Plus Series 200 Scientific Calculator is a large display calculator designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator performs scientific, statistical, and trigonometric calculations. It features a high- contrast liquid crystal (LCD) display in a rugged, portable case. The positive activation keypad has enlarged, proportional numerals with color-differentiated operation keys. A large print owners manual is included. POWER: Uses lithium-ion battery or standard current. A co
Sci-Plus Series 300 Scientific Calculator With Speech is a large display and voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This calculator has selectable speech output and a high-contrast liquid crystal display (LCD), and performs scientific, statistical, and trigonometric calculations. Its positive activation keypad has enlarged, proportional numerals with color-differentiated operation keys. Other features include a rugged, portable case, volume cont
The child- friendly, See n' Solve Visual Calculator features an oversized LCD screen and large color-coded buttons that displays equations as a student would write them.
Designed to provide primary-elementary level child with opportunity to discriminate, sort, and classify geometric figures according to size, shape, color and/or position. Also aids in understanding of directional terms. Consists of green 14 1/4 by 22 1/2 inch board which is mounted with five rows of 3/4 inch yellow flexible pegs, three to each row. Five sets of geometric shapes are included with the board. Each set is made up of one small, three medium, and one large piece of the same shape. The
The skill-building sensory gel pad combines academics with deep pressure sensory input. The multi-sensory learning tool has 8 divided columns, 30 marbles in 6 different colors and a worksheet pocket on the back. Work on counting, sequencing, learning colors, motor planning, or eye-hand coordination skills. Also, the sensory gel pad doubles to be a weighted lap pad. For ages 4 and up. Therapy tool and educational toy for home, classrooms, and occupational therapy. Small parts. Not for children un
The Talk 'n Scan Calculator is a voice ouput scanning calculator program designed for use by switch users and individuals with low vision. This resizable talking calculator has an auditory scanning option. The calculator has a basic mode that performs arithmetical functions and percentages, and an advanced mode that also includes roots, exponents, and brackets. The display shows numbers up to 999. A Check-It mode enables the user to try his/her own answer a specified number of times and then hav
TalkCalc is a math tutorial and voice output calculator program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as an interactive talking calculator. The user enters a number, taps and counts the circles which make a sound and then disappear. The circles re-appear when the number is touched again. The keypad can be customized by changing it to alpha to show number spelling on the keys, or changing it to ca
The Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The talking calculator has a clear female voice with a built-in volume control. It announces the numbers appearing on its eight-digit LCD readout display with numbers 0.625 inches high. It adds, subtracts, divides, multiplies and calculates percentages. OPTIONS: English or Spanish. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries (not included).
The Talking Calculator is designed for use by those individuals who have a visual impairment or for individuals who find an auditory learning style helpful. It can be used without or with sounds. English only. Offers complete speech of the numbers. For example, if reading the number 78, it would say, "seventy-eight". It also offers digit-by-digit speech, where the number 78 would be read, "seven-eight". Volume control. Mute option. Angled display. Two triple-A (AAA) batteries included.
Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program has all the standard arithmetic operators, plus scientific functions including logarithm, exponent, pi, factor, cube, adverse, etc. Features include configurable decimal output, a memory function, and built-in comprehensive help functions. This program does not require a screen reader or any additional software to operate. It comes on a CD. COMPATIBILITY: For use
Talking Calculator is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This full functioning talking calculator program can be used with or without a screen reader program. Every button and edit area talks. The program has large keys and contrasting colors in the on-screen display. It has three display areas, so when the user adds a series of numbers the total is always displayed, along with newly entered numbers and any numbers in memory. This
The Talking Calculator English/Spanish is a voice output multi-language calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This multi-purpose calculator has large bright buttons and a large print display, and it speaks the numbers on the display in a clear female voice in English or Spanish. In addition to its calculator functions, this product also functions an alarm clock with an alarm, date, and 12 or 24 hour mode. A female voice also announces the ti
The Talking Pocket Calculator is a voice output calculator and alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This talking pocket calculator is lightweight and portable. It has a large print 8 digit LCD display of numbers that are read aloud and basic arithmetic and memory functions. It also has an LCD clock with alarm. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included).
Talking Toolbox is a voice output utility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Utilities include a word processor, a spell checker, an address book, a phone dialer, a calculator, and an alarm clock. All utilities have voice output through pre-recorded human speech, plus synthetic speech for reading back user entries. Also included is Phone Pad, an interactive program that teaches blind persons how to dial phone numbers with words or letters in them. The progr
TalkingCal is a voice output calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. The user launches the app, and touches numbers and arithmetic signs on the virtual calculator's keyboard. The app will speak the numbers, arithmetic signs, and the result of any operations. OPTIONS: Speech-to-speech (dictation) feature ($1.99 in-app purchase required) that enables the user to talk to the
Talkulator is a voice output and large print calculator program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) is for use with the Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. The user launches the app, touch numbers and arithmetic signs, and the app will speak the numbers in the chosen language. Talkulator is available in seven languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and Dutch. The app can be used to learn counting and arithmetic in di
Texas Instruments voice output calculator with algebraic notation. Easy to use and understand, for students in basic math courses or professionals requiring basic algebraic capability. Voice announces display on command when "talk" button is pressed. Comes with rechargeable batteries, charger, carrying case, earphone and jack.
"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
TI-83 Trainer is a large print calculator program designed for use by students with low vision. It provides complete emulation of the Texas Instruments TI-83 graphing calculator, with separate high-resolution color text and graphics windows, detailed context-sensitive online help, interactive tutorials, a custom testing feature, an interactive programming debugger, logging and macros, and the ability to capture text and graphics for use in other programs. This calculator program supports the TI-
The Tiger Software Suite (TSS) is a braille translation and tactile graphics program designed for use in the production of Braille and tactile graphics. Text or graphics are inserted within programs such as Microsoft Word or Excel and translated instantly by the software. Braille math translation is also available. Languages supported include English, German, Spanish, Polish, French, Dutch, Swedish, Japanese, Russian, Norwegian, and Italian The software is available on CD or for download. COMPAT
Todo Math: Early Elementary Math for Kids is an app for children with Dyscalculia and learning and cognitive disabilities. The series of games on the app are designed to help children with arithmetical operations and to increase memory and numerical association.
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
Triangle is a scientific math program with voice and tactile output designed for use by students and professionals in math, science, and engineering who are blind or have low vision. It is intended to provide a workspace for reading, writing, and manipulating mathematics. It uses GS (Gardner-Salinas) braille notation, a linear notation for scientific expressions with syntax modeled on the page markup language LaTeX, which is widely used by professional scientists and mathematicians. GS symbols t
"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.
ViewScreen is a calculator screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator screen projector enlarges and projects the image of a graphing calculator display so that an entire class can view the screen, including students with low vision. It is designed to work with Texas Instruments graphing calculators, which show graphs and geometrical images on their displays. This product may be used with any standard overhead projector (not included). It can also be used wi
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
VoiceEZcalc is a voice input program designed to allow persons with upper extremity disabilities to operate the calculator program in Windows 95/98 by voice. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: 300 megahertz (MHz) or faster processor; Windows 95 0r 98; a minimum of 128 megabytes (MB) random access memory (RAM); NaturallySpeaking Professional 6.0 or DragonDictate; and a SoundBlaster or compatible sound card.
The vOICe Learning Edition for Windows is an audible mobility program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software translates video images from a digital camera into sound. When used with a notebook computer and headphones, it functions as a portable mobility system. The program has speech output controls for its major functions, with a mute button. Sound translations can be made of video images in three-dimensional, digital zoom, slow-motion, fast-motion, and