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Title  Author  Domain  Category  Media  Problem? 

Abacus Information  S. Osterhaus, D. Sewell & J. Brown 
Math  Abacus  Report a problem! 

Description: This collection of articles discusses the following topics: Abacus vs Calculators, Prime Factorization on the Abacus, Using an Abacus and the Counting Method, Courses Available to Learn Abacus, and Abacus Internet Site Packet.  
APH Braille Print Protractor (You Tube video instruction)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Support, Low Vision Solutions 
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Description: TSBVI has produced a 15 part series in learning how to use the APH braille/print protractor. The series is taught by Susan Osterhaus, a leader in the field of math for the visually impaired.  
APH Cranmer Abacus: Prime Factorization (TSBVI YouTube Video Series)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: How to perform prime factorization using the APH Cranmer Abacus is explained by TSBVI Math Consultant, Susan Osterhaus.  
APH Graph Board (TSBVI YouTube Video Series)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support, Low Vision Solutions, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: An explanation of how to use and instruct with the APH Graph Board is provided by Susan Osterhaus, TSBVI Math Consultant.  
Audio Graphing Calculator (Cost)  N/A  Math, Technology 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts  Report a problem! 

Description: This software program allows blind users to access and learn about graphs through sound. In Texas, it is an allowable accommodation for STAAR Math tests in grades 8 through 12.  
Basic Nemeth Code Reference Sheet (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Learning Nemeth Code, Resources 
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Description: Reference sheet for teachers and students to use for all functions of using, instructing and learning the Nemeth Code. It is available in print and in braille.  
Braille Transcribers' Kit for Math (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: Use these kits for the creation of various types of graphics.  
Challenges in Teaching Math to the Visually Impaired  N/A  Math  Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: A college student working on her bachelor's degree in mathematics education interviews Susan Osterhaus about the challenges of teaching math to a student with a visual impairment.  
Computer Generated Tactile Graphics  P. Van Geem  Compensatory/Access, Math, Social Studies, Technology 
Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: This area of the TSBVI website discusses the howto for making computer graphics plus gives a plethora of companies that provide materials for making the graphics.  
Delta Education (Cost)  N/A  Math, Science 
Instructional Aids/Materials  Report a problem! 

Description: This is a source for manipulatives for the purpose of math and science instruction. (Not VI specific)  
Design Science  N/A  Math, Technology 
Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: Design Science offers MathType, which is a powerful interactive equation editor for Windows and Macintosh that lets you create mathematical notation for word processing, web pages, desktop publishing, presentations, elearning, and for TeX, LaTeX, and MathML documents. It can be used with Duxbury to produce Nemeth Code.  
EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information)for Math and Science  N/A  Math, Science, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Instructional Aids/Materials, Resources, Technology 
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Description: Equal Access to Software and Information (EASI) is a nonprofit organization that provides webinars on accessible information technology for individuals and professionals with disabilities.  
Elementary Math Skills Continuum  TSBVI Teachers  Math  Instructional Strategies, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: Math concepts arranged in 'clusters' for grades K5.  
FOCUS in Mathematics (APH Quota)  F. L. Franks, S. Albrecht, R.V. Morris & K.R. Morris 
Math  Functional Math, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation 
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Description: This activitybased program emphasizes the fundamental operations, properties and structure of mathematics.  
Geometry Tactile Graphics Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: Kit for the creation of graphics associated with the instruction of geometry.  
Good Tactile Graphic: DVD and Booklet (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math 
Instructional Strategies  Report a problem! 

Description: This presentation helps teachers and braillists improve their skills in the creation of tactile graphics.  
Hand2Mind (Cost)  N/A  Early Childhood, Math, Science 
Instructional Aids/Materials  Report a problem! 

Description: This is a source for manipulatives for all ages and grade levels. (Not VI specific)  
Introduction to Braille Mathematics Based on The Nemeth Braille Code for Mathematics and Science Notation, 1972 (APH Quota)  H. Roberts, B. Krebs & B. Taffet 
Math, Professional Resources 
Learning Nemeth Code, Resources 
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Description: This book has been designed as an easily assimilated presentation of the special symbols and complex rules and procedures laid down in the Nemeth Code for Mathematics and Science Notation. The homework exercises in this manual are designed to prepare certified literary braillists for the Library of Congress examination leading to certification in braille mathematics transcribing.  
Learning the Nemeth Braille Code: A Manual for Teachers and Students (1979)(Cost)  R. H. Craig  Math, Science 
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Description: This manual is a text for learning those parts of the Nemeth Code likely to be used in elementary school, junior high school, and high school mathematics and science courses.  
MacKichan Software, Inc.  N/A  Math, Technology 
Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: MacKichan Software, Inc. offers Scientific Workplace, which is a software program that can be paired with Duxbury Braille Translator to produce Nemeth Code.  
Math Education and Nemeth Code  S. Osterhaus & G. Bennett 
Math  Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: This group of documents discuss the following: Publications Available to Learn Nemeth Code, Other Ways to Learn Nemeth Code, Nemeth Code Reference Sheets, Teaching Nemeth Code, Nemeth & Adventitiously Blind High School Student, Sighted Math Teacher Needs to Learn Nemeth Code for Algebra II, Nemeth and College Algebra, Set Notation, Nemeth and Advanced Math, Nemeth and GED Students, and 'Moveable' Nemeth.  
Math Flash (APH Quota)  N/A  Math, Technology 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation 
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Description: Math Flash is a computer program designed to help elementary students sharpen math skills using talking electronic flash cards.  
Math Forum  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies 
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Description: Provides resources, materials, activities, persontoperson interactions, and educational products and services that enrich and support teaching and learning math in an increasingly technological world. (Not VI specific)  
Math Publications  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Strategies 
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Description: Here is a list of publications relating to teaching teaching math concepts and skills to blind and visually impaired students.  
Math Talk (Cost)  N/A  Math, Technology 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Producing Nemeth Code, Products 
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Description: Mathtalk is a speech recognition mathematics product. It pairs with Dragon 12 and Scientific Notebook to allow the user to control Scientific Notebook using speech.  
Math Technology  Susan Osterhaus  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology  Report a problem! 

Description: Specific technology for blind and visually impaired students to use for math.  
Mathbuilders (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: From the catalog, 'Mathbuilders is a supplementary math program separated into eight units by content standards and grade level. This allows the teacher to focus on specific standards or provide remedial materials for individual students.'  
Mathbuilders (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: From the catalog, 'Mathbuilders is a supplementary math program separated into eight units by content standards and grade level. This allows the teacher to focus on specific standards or provide remedial materials for individual students.'  
Mathematics Their Way (Cost)  M. BarrataLorton  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Strategies, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This book is one of the most popular and important instructional resources for primary teachers and provides a complete range of activities essential for primary students' development of mathematical understanding. (Not VI Specific)  
Nemeth at a Glance: A Math Resource, GradeLevel Chart, and Evaluation Tool (2016) (Cost)  Cleveland, et. al. 
Assessment, Math 
Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: From the website, "This booklet supports the teaching and transcription of the Nemeth Braille code. It is a practical resource and quick reference that will facilitate Nemeth instruction and improve the quality and quantity of accessible mathematics materials for students who use braille."  
Nemeth Code Reference Sheet (APH Quota)  N/A  Math  Nemeth  Report a problem! 

Description: This sheet provides as a great reference tool to all the symbols used for mathematic functions.  
Paths to Literacy  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math 
Beginning Reading, Braille Literacy for the Sighted, Braille Writing, Emergent Literacy Skills, Functional Braille, Learning Media Assessment, PreBraille, Writing Skills 
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Description: This is a joint website created by the Perkins School for the Blind and TSBVI. Paths to Literacy provides information, strategies, resources, and research on a full range of areas related to literacy, including math, dual media, writing, ESL, and auditory. Literacy is promoted for all ages and levels, including students with multiple impairments. A forum can also be found here.  
Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M 
Concept Development, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: This diagramming kit is excellent to create basic maps, charts, shapes, and art projects. It is very useful for O&M instructors and also for teachers with young students learning basic shape and numeracy concepts; especially good for concept development, math skills, & tactile graphics; an excellent tool for use in general education classrooms.  
Preparing Math Materials Using DBT and Scientific Notebook  N/A  Math, Technology 
Nemeth, Technology 
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Description: This document provides stepbystep directions to help you get started using Scientific Notebook, Duxbury Braille Translator, and Quick Tac to produce correctly formatted Nemeth Braille materials. Email: amfierro7@gmail.com  
Preparing Tactile Adaptations for Math and Science (Cost)  N/A  Math, Science 
Adaptive Tools/Technology, Tactile Graphics, Teaching Advanced Mathematics 
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Description: This video provides instruction to teachers on how to use tactile graphics (with everyday household products) when teaching math and science to visually impaired students.  
Producing Math Materials in Nemeth Code  S. Osterhaus  Math  Producing Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: This group of documents discuss Math Textbooks in Nemeth, and Nemeth Translation Software.  
Project Math Access  Collaborative and inclusive Strategies  The Transdisciplinary Model  N/A  Math  Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Program Planning 
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Description: Ideas are given for working with a team for math success with a visually impaired student.  
SciTrain Science and Math for All  N/A  Math, Science 
Instructional Development, Instructional Planning, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: SciTrain provides accomodations for students with disabilities (a specific area for the student with visual impairments is provided) in the areas of science and math.  
Strategies for Developing Mathematics Skills in Students Who Use Braille (Cost)  G. Kapperman, T. Heinze, & J. Sticken 
Math  Concept Development, Learning Nemeth Code, Tactile Graphics 
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Description: This book written by experts in the field of math for the visually impaired discusses mathematical concept development, Nemeth Code, using tools and aid and tactual graphics.  
Tactile Caliper (Cost)  N/A  Math, Science 
Products  Report a problem! 

Description: From the website, "The Tactile Caliper is a simple to use, accurate lowcost measuring ruler for the blind and visually impaired that provides a braille output to 1/16th of an inch."  
Tactile Graphics (1992) (Cost)  P. K. Edman  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Instructional Strategies, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps, Tactual Sensitivities 
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Description: This is a comprehensive sourcebook for translating visual information into a threedimensional form that blind and visually impaired persons can understand.  
Tactile Graphics Image Library at APH  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, O&M, Science, Social Studies 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: This library has a plethera of images that can be downloaded for creating tactile graphics for students with visual impairments.  
Tactile Graphics Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Tactile Graphics, Tactile Maps 
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Description: Extensive kit for making maps, graphs, diagrams, etc. Contains braille slate and stylus, aluminum foil and guidebook with helpful information on tactile skills.  
Tactile Graphics Starter Kit (APH Quota)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Tactile Graphics  Report a problem! 

Description: This kit is for the beginning tactile graphics maker or for studentmade graphics. It includes a slate and stylus and manual.  
Tactile Graphics, An Overview and Resource Guide (1996)  N/A  Compensatory/Access, Math, Science 
Instructional Strategies  Report a problem! 

Description: From the introduction to the article: "This article is intended primarily for parents, teachers, and friends of blind people. It introduces the reader to some of the possibilities and to some limitations of using tactile graphics for conveying information to blind people. A number of methods for producing tactile graphics are described. A resource list of useful tools, supplies, and technological methods and devices is given."  
Tactile Math Graphics  S. Osterhaus, D. Spence & J. Gardner 
Math  Producing Nemeth Code, Tactile Graphics 
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Description: Resource list of online articles for preparing and using tactile graphics with mathematics. Some general information about tactile graphics is included.  
TalkCalc (talking calculator)  N/A  Math  Adaptive Tools/Technology, Low Vision Solutions 
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Description: TalkCalc is an interactive talking calculator. It can display numbers along with objects such as fish and cars. It is designed for students just beginning to learn how to use a calculator.  
Teaching Math to Visually Impaired Students  S. Osterhaus  Math  Instructional Aids/Materials, Resources, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Basic Number Facts and Operation, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This is an endless collection of materials, tips and links for teaching math to the visually impaired.  
Teaching Strategies  S. Osterhaus  Math  Instructional Strategies, Teaching Advanced Mathematics, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: This group of documents include: Collaborative/Inclusive Strategies, Challenges in Teaching Mathematics to the Visually Impaired, Arithmetic Calculation Using the Braillewriter, Solving Quadratic Equations, Solving Systems of Equations in Three Variables, Linear Measure, Perimeter, and Area, Transformations, Line Symmetry, and Tessellations, Geometric Constructions, Teaching a blind student how to graph on a coordinate plane and No tech, low tech, and high tech tools.  
The Abacus Made Easy, 2nd Edition (1975) (APH Quota)  M. Davidow  Math  Abacus  Report a problem! 

Description: A simplified manual for teaching the Cranmer abacus.  
The Computerized Nemeth Code Tutor  G. Kapperman, J. Henry, M. Cortesi, Toni Heinze & J. Stricken 
Math, Science 
Learning Nemeth Code  Report a problem! 

Description: For the sighted person, this computer program is downloadable and helps one improve his/her Nemeth skills.  
The Mangold Developmental Program of Tactile Perception and Nemeth Numeral Recognition (Cost)  S. Mangold  Math  Learning Nemeth Code, Tactual Sensitivities 
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Description: This program is designed for the beginning braille student who is learning numbers. It is created so that reversals are avoided.  
The Mathematics of Movement: O&M and Math Education  D. Smith  Math, O&M 
Instructional Support, Teaching Mathematical Concepts 
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Description: The author shows the unique relationship between the development of math skills and the development of orientation and mobility skills. Email Amanda Fierro to obtain the Powerpoint presentation. Email: fierroa@tsbvi.edu  
Use of the Cranmer Abacus (Cost)  R. Livingston  Math  Abacus, Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Development, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: This is a manual for how to use the abacus for mathematical computation.  
Using an Abacus and the Counting Method (1997)  D. Sewell  Math  Abacus, Instructional Strategies 
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Description: Curriculum for teaching the abacus (included when purchased with The Use of the Cranmer Abacus through TSBVI Publications)  
Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind (APH Quota)  F. Gissoni  Math  Abacus  Report a problem! 

Description: Manual of teaching strategies in using the Cranmer abacus with visually impaired students.  
Why Should Students With Visual Impairments Draw? (2017)  L. Hospital  Math, Science 
Teaching Mathematical Concepts  Report a problem! 

Description: This article presents the argument that students with visual impairments need opportunities to learn to draw to strengthen concept development and representation.  
YouTube TSBVI Video Channel  N/A  Math, Professional Resources 
Instructional Aids/Materials, Instructional Strategies, Instructional Support 
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Description: This is a youtube channel specifically dedicated to TSBVI. Short videos are presented on various topics relating to the instruction of the visually impaired. 