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 Art History Through Touch and Sound Series is a series of multimedia textbooks designed to teach art appreciation and art history to individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each title in the series includes a Diagram Manual with printed images of artworks and corresponding tactile representations; cassette tapes that guide users through the tactile diagrams; and an accessible Teacher's Supplement on a personal computer (PC)-formatted floppy disk, containing the text of the audio narrat
Flip-Over Concept Books: TEXTURES is a book designed for children with low vision. These concept books provide interactive, independent learning for young children as they build basic concepts and develop early tactile skills. The format of LINE PATHS (and future Flip-Over-Concept Books) includes tactile and full-color panels that can be turned freely until the child finds adjacent panels that match, continue a line or pattern, complete a sequence, build an image, and so on.
On the Way to Literacy is a pre-reading tutorial program designed for children who are blind or have low vision. The program comprises 18 tactile storybooks with text that parents can read aloud and tactile illustrations that children who are blind or have low vision can feel. These tactile storybooks contain information and activities to enhance the development of literacy in young children. Giggly-Wiggly, Snickety-Snick has words on the left-hand page that capture a range of tactile experience
The Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program is a braille instruction kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit includes materials that help teach fundamental early literacy skills to children with visual impairments and help parents to be more involved in their child’s development. Included in the kit are three packets, each with an interrelated storybook, activity guide, and cassette with songs and new stories to complement the storybooks. In addition, there is a
Rolling Into Place - Rolling Right Along Series, model 1-08450-00, is a tactile book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This interactive tactile storybook teaches and reinforces important hand skills and basic directional concepts as the child moves a Velcro ball through the book. The four-panel, accordion-style storybook encourages uninterrupted movement and keeps the ball "holding on" until it becomes the "nose" on a "great big face." The Velcro ball (the main chara
The Rolling Right Along Construction Kit, model 1-08451-00, is a tactile book designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit allows teachers and parents to construct books similar to Rolling Into Place from American Printing House (see separate entry), an interactive tactile storybook, using included accordion-folded panels, Velcro pathways, and accessory items such as braillable sheets and Sticky Dots adhesive. Self-designed books can be tailored to the interests and ne
Setting the Stage is designed for children with low vision. Setting the Stage is a set of tangible items and activities that assists young tactile readers in making the transition from the exploration of real objects to the interpretation of two-dimensional representations, both in thermoformed formats and simple raised-line illustrations. A 3-dimensional house model aids with advanced understanding of scale and perspective.
Splish the Fish is a book designed for children with low vision. The child tactually searches for Splish and helps him find his way back to his friends. An accompanying storyboard with Velcro backed pieces permits the child to retell the story.
Teaching Touch Kit is designed for childern with low Vision.Teaching Touch helps parents or teachers encourage young children (ages 4 to 7 years) who are blind to become active explorers and readers of tactile graphics. Uses real stories to bring important points to life.
The Boy and the Wolf is a book designed for children with low vision. The user tactually searches the page for characters, counts and compares similar and different pairs of sheep, and notices differing orientations. The book also introduces a variety of concepts that include: left, right, top, bottom, near, far first, last. Includes storyboard and symbols.
The Very Busy Spider, by Eric Carle, is a tactile book designed to offer tactual stimulation for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book is meant to be read aloud so that children can follow along by feeling the raised pictures.
Variety of touch and feel books for children. Adventure stories have accompanying pictures with moving parts and a variety of textures and materials.
Touch and Tell, model 6-44670-00, is a set of tactile books designed for use in preparing children who are blind or have low vision to learn braille. These braille reading readiness books consist of three volumes with tactile pages. Volumes I and II introduce the child to embossed hands and geometric forms, while Volume III introduces the child to braille dots. The three tactile volumes come with an instructional booklet in regular print.
Touch the Invisible Sky, by Noreen Grice, Simon Steel, and Doris Daou, is a braille, large print, and tactile graphics book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 60-page book contains color images of nebulae, stars, galaxies, and telescopes. Space images are based on observatons in visible and non-visible wavelengths (radio waves, x-rays, gamma rays, and ultraviolet). Each space image is embossed with transparent lines, bumps, and other textures to define details
Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy, by Noreen Grice, is a braille science book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book includes 14 pages of photos taken by the Hubble Space Telescope, with a combination of Braille and large-print captions on facing pages. The book is embossed with shapes that represent various astronomical objects such as stars, gas clouds, and jets of matter streaming into space. Starting at Earth, it proceeds through the sol
Turtle and Rabbit is a tactile book designed for children with low vision. A retelling of the classic tale about the race between the tortoise and the hare. The tactile illustrations allow the child to follow the progress of the race by tracking from left to right along the raised lines of Turtle and Rabbit. Includes a storyboard and symbols for retelling the story.