Eva Andersson

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A teacher uses speech and tactile signing to prompt a student to find the appropriate tangible symbol card.

Tangible Symbols Webcast Presented by Elizabeth Torrey, Speech and Language Pathologist in the Early Learning Center at Perkins School for the Blind, this webcast provides an overview of using tangible symbols to communicate.

Tangible Symbols that we use at Washington Center

Tangible Symbols- Two dimensional photos or drawings are often too abstract. Tangible symbols were created as a first step towards understanding symbols. Students with visual impairment are also benfitting from the tangible symbols.-- pinned by: JRubino

Tangible symbols are a helpful tool for communication and literacy for many students with visual impairments and additional disabilities.

8 Types of Visual Student Schedules - The Autism HelperTap the link to check out great fidgets and sensory toys. Happy Hands make Happy People!

STACS: Standardized Tactile Augmentative Communication Symbols. Tactile symbol systems are valuable tools that aid learners with conversations about people, places, events, and ideas. The STACS Kit from APH helps learning partners (teachers, parents, peers, etc.) teach a beginning standardized vocabulary.

STACS: Standardized Tactile Augmentative Communication Symbols Kit Teach vocabulary to learners who have no means of formal communication.

dorsal and ventral

dorsal and ventral

My student & me after completing the Warrior Dash

For my teacher-friends that have blind/visually impaired kids in their classrooms and schools.

About Me

I write about concepts directly relating to the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) for children with vision impairments. The ECC is a disability specific curriculum and is a vital part to the education of children with vision impairments.

Tap-N-See Now

Suggestions for iPad apps for students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) or who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.