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TSBVI at sunset

  1. Key points
    1. purpose
    2. student experience
    3. preparation time
    4. materials available
  2. Fast methods
    1. screen board
    2. Sewell Raised-Line Drawing Kit
    3. Tactile Image Enhancer
  3. Adequate time
    1. collage
      1. lines
        1. graphic art tape
        2. wikki stix
        3. string and glue
        4. plain glue
      2. points
        1. hole punch cork
        2. snap
        3. bead
      3. texture
        1. fabric
        2. corduroy
        3. felt
        4. burlap
        5. velour
        6. dotted swiss
        7. handi-wipe
        8. window screen
        9. sand paper
        10. corrugated cardboard
        11. plastic canvas
    2. tooling
      1. lines
        1. braille writer or slate and stylus
        2. carbon paper to transfer line to back of paper before tooling
        3. rubber mat or flat mat
        4. sewing tracing wheels
        5. Howe Press tracing wheel
        6. screwdriver and hammer
        7. Howe Press braille compass
      2. points
        1. rubber mat
        2. Swail dot inverter
        3. Howe Press single dot maker
        4. APH tactile graphics kit
      3. textures
        1. APH tactile graphics kit plates
        2. florist frog
        3. Swail dot inverter
        4. push pin
    3. examples of graphs with lines, points, textures
      1. coordinate plane with lines and inequalities
      2. circle graph or pie chart
      3. bar graph
      4. Venn diagram
      5. shaded circles
      6. measuring lines
      7. science graphic
      8. topographical map
  4. Tactile Graphics by Polly Edman, AFB

Source: American Foundation for the Blind Braille Literacy Mentors in Training: The Next Generation - Teaching Special Codes: Nemeth, CBC, and Tactile Graphics - Workshop in Fremont, California (August 7-9, 1997) and Atlanta, Georgia (September 11-13, 1997). Diane Spence and Susan A. Osterhaus