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Tips and facts

Teaching Tips for Accessible Science

These teaching tips are designed for gen ed science teachers who are new to teaching students with visual impairments and to others looking for suggestions on making science lessons accessible.

Whether you are a brand new teacher or a veteran science teacher who has never had a student who is blind or visually impaired, we offer some suggestions to make science classes accessible and meaningful to all.

Getting Started

Preparation for Specific Ages and Content

Adaptations

Differentiated Instruction

Tactile Skills and Tactile Graphics

Teaching Students with Multiple Disabilities or Deafblindness


See also Tips to Get Started.

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