Teaching Subjects / Maths

Resource developed by Cathy Balfour, former Maths VI teacher, Royal Blind School

This resource will be useful for teachers of maths who have never taught a braille user with vision impairment, and those more experienced who want to brush up on their skills.

Resource developed by Cathy Balfour, former Maths VI teacher, Royal Blind School

This resource will be useful for teachers of maths who have never taught a pupil with vision impairment, and those more experienced who want to brush up on their skills.

Close up of hands sticking pins into graph paper

Presented by Anna Christal | 29 minutes

For vision impaired young people, tactile illustrations and graphics are crucial to learning and understanding the world around them. Graphs and charts can be very challenging for students who are blind or vision impaired. For these students, learning how to interpret tactile graphs and charts is an essential skill, especially in maths and science.