Atlas for The Blind 1837  The Atlas of the United States Printed for the Use of the Blind was published in 1837 for children at the New England Institute for the Education of the Blind in Boston. Without a drop of ink in the book, the text and maps in this extraordinary atlas were embossed heavy paper with letters, lines, and symbols.

Atlas for The Blind 1837 - the text and maps in this extraordinary atlas were embossed heavy paper with letters, lines, and symbols.

wavy tactile path.

Wavy Tactile Path - Green and over other quality toys at Fat Brain Toys. Kids will love walking on this Wavy Tactile Path.

It's like color braille - you are seeing, feeling and reading it all at once - LOVE it!

channeling Eric Carle PS- this is is a 'color codification dot drawing' of a Vogue magazine page

Teaching braille to young children who are blind needs to be fun, meaningful and developmental. This article shows you how to approach braille literacy in this way!

Pre-braille skills for young children who are blind needs to be fun, meaningful and developmental. This article from Paths to Literacy shows you how to approach braille literacy in this way!

Braille Bird Mobile

braille paper birds I saw in Montreal. so peaceful (photo: chloé douglas)

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'Braille cube' designed by Konstantin Datz for Yanko Design.

be-B Braille Education Ball

be-B Braille Education Ball Danielle Pecora Designed for both blind and sighted users, the be-B Braille Education Ball is a game that teaches the Braille alphabet through touch and sound.

How to take a regular Rubik's Cube and make it accessible! *pinned by wonder baby.org

About the tactile Rubik’s cube created by Brian Doom that has textured objects attached to each color so that blind or visually impaired users can complete the puzzle.

Blind children studying the hippopotamus. May, 1914. American Museum of Natural History

Blind children studying the hippopotamus, 1914 (American Museum of Natural History Library)

Tactile journals can be a tangible way for students to practice counting skills and number concepts.

Tactile journals can be a tangible way for students to practice counting skills and number concepts.

Tactile Books

Tactile graphics books for blind and visually impaired preschool children to 7 years)

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