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6 Tips for Teaching Maths to Students with Visual Impairments

Tips on teaching math to children who are blind or visually impaired
Money Handling and Budgeting Kit

Banking Counts: Using APH Materials to Extend a Story

This activity uses materials from APH to help students who are blind or visually impaired to manage their money and learn about banking.
shapes on a lazy susan

19 Ideas to Teach Basic Math Concepts to Students with Visual Impairments

Tips to provide access to mathematics for students who are blind or visually impaired
Worksheets with visual clutter

Limiting Visual Clutter During Math Lesson

This CCSS lesson idea uses addition and subtraction within 100 to solve word problems involving lengths that are given in the same units with students who are visually impaired.
Advent calendar with ornaments

Advent Calendar for Beginning Braille Reader

This Advent calendar for beginning braille readers can be used with children who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind
Brailled playing cards

Let’s Play Math!

Ideas to make math more fun for students with visual impairments, using cards, dice, and other games
mainstream chart

Modifying Charts for Students with Visual Impairments

Tips for modifying and adapting charts for students with visual impairments
pop dots for math array

10 by 10 Array Board for Students with Visual Impairments

Activity using 10 by 10 array boards to assist in teaching multiplication and math skills to students who are blind or visually impaired.
protractors and other measuring devices

Top Access Tips: Measuring Angles (sighted methods of access)

Tips on how to modify measuring angles for students who are visually impaired
boxes with handles and two letters on each

Initial Letter Sounds, Braille Contractions, and Numbers Drawers

This hands-on activity provides practice matching braille letters, contractions, and numbers to real objects
shape book cover with braille

The Shape Book

Hands-on tactile book to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about shapes
pattern shapes

Recognizing and Extending Patterns with Shapes

This activity is designed to help students who are blind or visually impaired to recognize patterns and extend them.
Literary braille numbers

Literary Numbers Activity

This hands-on activity is designed to help students practice reading literary braille numerals and counting the corresponding number of items.
Stuffed kitty with tea party and braille labels

Hello Kitty's Tea Party!

Use the popular "Hello Kitty" theme to teach beginning reading and number concepts!
Bucket Poem

Literacy and Numeracy Ideas with Buckets!

Activity for beginning literacy and numeracy, using buckets to count, identify letters and sounds.
Tom makes one pizza

Tom Makes One Pizza

This activity helps to teach one to one correspondence or the concept of one to children who are blind or visually impaired.
Jigsaw puzzle near completion, shows placement of tactile stickers on the frame underneath each piece.  Transparent tactile symbols on jigsaw picture are faintly visible.

Adapting Jigsaw Puzzles for Younger Students

Adapting puzzles for children who are blind or visually impaired
Child counts objects

Adapted Counting Work

This counting activity uses a switch to reinforce the concept of 1:1 correspondence for children who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities.
Tactile number line

Tactile Number Line

Create a tactile number line to help blind kids and students with multiple disabilities to understand the sequence and value of numbers.
Egg carton math

Learning Multiplication Facts in a Fun Way

A practical strategy for teaching multiplication and math skills to students who are blind or visually impaired using concrete manipulatives

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