Card Chart Kit (Model 1-03550-00)
The Card Chart Kit, model 1-03550-00, is a braille flash card holder designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This product is designed to hold the 3.5 x 2 inch braille and large print flash cards sold by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), such as Expanded Dolch Word Cards, Grade 2 Braille Cards, and Math Drill Cards (see separate entries). The flash card holder is a chart board with holes for hanging and a corner cut for orientation. Up to five cards can be in
Grandstand Portable Reading Easel (Models 1-03204-00 & 1-03204-00)
The Grandstand Portable Reading Easel is an easel-style bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable reading stand is made of durable, waterproof material and is designed to be easy to lift, carry, and lock into position. The unit folds up when not in use. It has an adjustable shelf that can be raised and lowered to accommodate the height of the reader. Clips for holding book pages open are included. COLOR: Available in black (model 1-03204-00) or yellow (model 1-032
Desktop Reading Stand (Model 1-03220-00)
The Desk Top Reading Stand, model 1-03220-00, is an adjustable bookholder designed for use by individuals with low vision. This portable desk top reading stand holds reading material at a proper position for individuals with low vision. This wooden stand has a book shelf that can be moved from left to right, adjustable page clamps, and a built-in carrying handle. DIMENSIONS (HxW): Top surface measures 23.75 x 18 inches. WEIGHT: 9 1/8 pounds.
Quick Pick Math (Models 1-03570-00, 1-03571-00, 1-03572-00, & 1-03573-00)
Quick Pick Math are math games designed for use by students aged five years and up who are blind or have low vision. Games include Addition, model 1-03570-00; Subtraction, model 1-03571-00; Multiplication, model 1-03572-00; and Division, model 1-03573-00. Each math game consists of a plastic packet that holds fifty cards in braille and large print. A math question and four possible answers are on the front and back of each card. The plastic packet has four holes on its edge corresponding to the
Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method (Models 7-00219-00 & 5-00219-00)
"Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method," by Susan M. Millaway, is an instructional manual designed for teaching skills in performing the four basic math operations on the abacus to children and adults who are blind or have low vision. It comes in a large print edition, model 7-00219-00, and a braille edition, model 5-00219-00. The braille edition is 102 pages. This manual employs both instruction and exercises to teach abacus skills, using the Counting Method rather than traditional indirec
Math Drill Cards in Braille and Large Print (Models 1-03551-00, 1-03552-00, 1-03553-00, 1-03554-00, & 1-03555-00)
Math Drill Cards are braille math cards designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. Five sets are available. One set shows numbers and math signs in the Nemeth braille math code (Number & Math Sign Cards, model 1-03551-00), and the other four sets show arithmetic equations and solutions (Addition Cards, model 1-03552-00; Subtraction Cards, 1-03553-00; Multiplication Cards, model 1-03554-00, and Division Cards, model 1-03555-00). The math number and sign cards have a Nemeth
On The Way To Literacy
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
Braille Transcriber's Kit: Math (Model 1-01400-00)
The Braille Transcriber's Kit: Math, model 1-04100-00, is tactile graphics set for math designed to be used by teachers of students who are blind and by transcribers of braille mathematics texts. It is a collection of embossed drawings of figures frequently occurring in elementary math textbooks, enabling transcribers to create braille math texts more quickly and easily. The master sheets included in this tactile graphics set contain five each of the following raised-line drawings: rulers, numbe
Peg Slate (Model 1-08830-00)
The Peg Slate, model 1-08830-00, is a braille training device designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This paperless device helps teach beginning students the use of a slate and stylus. A frame is mounted with pegs that represent the dots in ten braille cells. With a finger the user pushes the pegs down, and the frame is flipped over to read the braille message. The frame and pegs are made of plastic. Instructions are included in print and braille. COLOR: Black frame wi
Math Flash is a voice output math tutorial program designed for use by elementary students who are blind or have low vision. This program helps students age six years and up sharpen their math skills with talking flash cards. This self-voicing program uses a computer's sound card to communicate instructions, drills, practice sessions, and games. Students can select their own favorite Math Mentor character. Teachers can modify the number of problems and their degree of difficulty, and insert cust
The Cranmer Abacus is designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The abacus has 11 rows of beads and is useful for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Each row of beads is divided into two sections, with four beads in one section representing one (1) through four (4) and a single bead in another section representing five (5). A felt backing prevents slippage of beads during calculations. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 0.5 x 3 x 6 inches.
The Push-Button Padlock is a tactile combination padlock designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. The combination is selected and entered by pushing five buttons.
Large Abacus (Model 1-03170-00)
The Large Abacus, model 1-03170-00, is an abacus designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision and fine motor disabilities. It is a 13-rod soroban abacus with large beads that can be used by those who lack fine motor skills. Both frame and beads are made of high impact plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The frame measures 8.25 by 4.5 inches. Beads are approximately 7/15 inch in diameter.
Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind (Models 4-27110-00 & 6-50100-00)
"Using the Cranmer Abacus for the Blind," by Gissoni, is a Cranmer abacus instruction book designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is available in a braille edition, no. 6-50100-00, and a large print edition, no. 4-27110-00.
Braille Notebooks, 3-Ring (Models 1-04320 & 1-04380-00)
Braille Notebooks, 3-Ring, are made of heavy-duty board and covered with water proof vinyl. The metal binders contain three rings for holding approximately 100 pages of braille paper. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 or 9 x 12 inches ($7.10), 11 x 11 inches ($6.50), and 11.5 x 11 inches ($6.50). COLORS: Binder colors are blue, turquoise, and green.
Book Port Dt
Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Users can also record or edit their own material in Digital Talking Book format. In addition, users can listen to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. Book Port DT offers: • National Library Service (NLS) Cartri
The UltraLens-Adult glasses are protective lens designed for use by adults exposed to black lights, which generate both UV and blue light, during vision development activities. UltraLens glasses screen out 100% of UV and blue light while still allowing the user to see the glow of materials as they fluoresce. A soft case is included with each UltraLens. COLOR: Yellow
Ultralens: Jr. With Headstrap
UltraLens: Jr. with Headstrap glasses are protective lens designed for use by individuals exposed to black lights, which generate both UV and blue light, during vision development activities. UltraLens glasses screen out 100% of UV and blue light while still allowing the wearer to see the glow of materials as they fluoresce. A soft case is included with each UltraLens. COLOR: Yellow with blue trim around frame and white temples.
Ultralens: Infant With Headstrap
UltraLens: Infant with Headstrap protective lens are designed to be worn by individuals exposed to black lights, which generate both UV and blue light, during vision development activities. UltraLens glasses screen out 100% of UV and blue light while still allowing the wearer to see the glow of materials as they fluoresce. A soft case is included with each UltraLens. COLOR: Yellow lens with blue trim around frame and white temples.
Ultralens: Jr. Clip-On
UltraLens: Jr. Clip-On are protective lens designed for children that wear glasses and are exposed to black lights, which generate both UV and blue light, during vision development activities. UltraLens glasses screen out 100% of UV and blue light while still allowing the wearer to see the glow of materials as they fluoresce. A soft case is included with each UltraLens. COLOR: Yellow
Sense Of Science: Animals (Model 1-08990-00)
Sense of Science: Animals, model 1-08990-00 is a science tutorial program designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This multisensory program helps young students with vision disabilities understand animals through tactile / visual overlays. It is the second module of a series designed to help teachers make the world of science accessible, understandable, and enjoyable, for students with vision disabilities in grades Kindergarten to 3 and for other students who may benefit f
Collegiate Boldline Spiral Notebook (Model 1-04826-00)
The Collegiate Boldline Spiral Notebook, model 1-04826-00, is a bold line notebook designed for use by individuals with low vision. This spiral notebook has a heavy-duty cover and 75 sheets of bold line paper inside. DIMENSIONS: Paper is 8.5 x 11 inches with 7/16 inch line spaces. COLOR: The cover has a marbled design.
Braillewriting Dot By Dot (Models 5-17400-00 & 7-17400-00)
Braillewriting Dot by Dot is a braille writing program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This training program provides instruction in writing braille with either a braillewriter or a slate and stylus. The kit includes a Teacher's Manual with ten basic lessons in each writing method and three Beyond the Basics lessons; an Exercise Cassette with dictation exercises; an Alphabet Etc. braille reference sheet; and a Peg Slate and Big Cell teaching device for the slate
Invisiboard (Model 1-08541-00)
The Invisiboard, model 1-08541-00, is a desktop screen designed for use by students with cortical visual impairment (CVI). This trifold board has a solid white, slick material on one side and a solid black, Velcro-compatible material on the other side. It can be set on a student's desk to block out distractions. The portable,lightweight board comes with a carrying case and orientation material in print and braille. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 30 x 48 inches. COLORS: White on one side, black on the other s
Book Wizard Reader (Models D-03531-00 & D-03531-Ed)
Book Wizard Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This progam allows the user to read digital talking books using a PC sound card and speakers. It supports all the media types covered by the DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) Consortium's Digital Talking Book 3.0 specifications, including audio only, text only, and synchronized text and audio. The program can be used to create digital talking books in DAISY 3.0 for
The Braille DateBook is a braille notebook designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This planner comes with 250 sheets of punched blank filler paper for brailling appointments or other information, together with tabbed plastic calendar pages for organizing the filler pages. The notebook's binder holds 100 pages, including calendar pages and other tabbed pages, and features a Velcro fastener, a slate pocket on the inside front cover, and a stylus pocket on the inside spin
Ez Track Calendar
The EZ Track Calendar is a large print appointment book and calendar designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calendar provides a systematic and organized way for individuals with low vision to keep track of appointments, dates, bills, holidays, and other monthly, weekly, or daily events. Each large print page is produced in 60-point type and enumerates and has space for four days of the month, with enough room to write notes and appointment times. The calendar also has month-at-a-g
Talking Word Puzzles Software (Models D-03440-00 & D-03440-Ed)
Talking Word Puzzles Software is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This program enables to user to create word and crossword puzzles in large print and with speech feedback. The user makes up a word list, and the software creates the puzzle by entering the words into one of several puzzle formats. As the player navigates through the puzzle, the program announces the contents of each square. Speech feedback in hidden word puzzles also in
Word Quest Puzzles (Models 8-05101-00 & 8-05102-00)
Word Quest Puzzles is a large print word puzzle book designed for use by individuals with low vision. This recreational/educational product presents classic "find-the-hidden-words-in-the-grid" puzzles in a large print format. Two letter sizes are available to accommodate different users. DIMENSIONS: 0.5-inch letters (model 8-05101-00) or 1-inch letters (model 8-05102-00).
Impressor Braille Business Card Embosser (Model 1-03380-00)
The Impressor Braille Business Card Embosser, model 1-03380-00, is a braille labeler designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This business card embosser is similar to the stamp used by notary publics. It embosses up to four lines of braille on a standard 3.5 x 2 inch business card. The labeler is made of metal with an acrylic base for one-hand operation.
Money Talks (Models D-03560-00 &d-03560-Ed)
Money Talks, models D-03560-00 and D-03560-ED, is a braille and voice output checkbook and check register program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This bank account management software package provides printing and braille embossing of the check register, and enables writing checks in a variety of sizes and styles. The CD version (D-03560-00) comes with Enhanced Voicing speech. The electronic download version (D-03560-ED) has the same features as the CD version,
Book Port Plus
The Book Port Plus is a digital talking book player and MP3 player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio book player, an accessible MP3 player, a clockand a voice recorder and player in one unit. The Book Port Plus contains a Wi-Fi chip, USB port, SD card port (up to 32 gigabytes [GB]), stereo microphone and headphone jacks, and a built-in speaker and microphone. One SD card is included. The USB can be used to connect to a computer
The Boy and the Wolf
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.
Splish the Fish
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.
Turtle and Rabbit
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.
Consumable Number Lines
Consumable Number Lines are number lines designed for children with low vision. Reinforces beginning number concepts such as counting, number recognition, number relationships, addition, and subtraction. Use the blank number lines to provide a concrete representation when introducing fractions, decimals, or negative numbers.
Analog Clock Model
Analog Clock Model is a clock designed for children with low vision. Helps teach about time-telling concepts. Has Braille and raised print markings and hands that are easily rotated. The hands are synchronized like those on an actual clock.Analog Clock Model is a clock designed for childern.
Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator (Model 1-07340-00)
The Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator is a modified TI-84 Plus with a small attachment that adds accessibility and additional controls for individuals with low vision.
Braille-Large Print Yardstick( Model 1-03002-00)
The Braille-Large Print Yardstick is designed for individuals with low vision. This yardstick is made of durable white plastic and is drilled for hanging. It has raised-line markings along one edge in 1/4 inch increments, with braille markings every 1 inch. Black large print markings are along the opposite edge in 1/4 inch increments.
World at Your Fingers( Model 1-01190-00)
World at Your Fingers is a map designed for individuals with low vision. World At Your Fingers features a large tactile reference map showing the major oceans and land masses of the Earth using high-contrast raised surfaces, braille and print labels, and textured lines and areas. It also shows major mountain ranges, rivers, and lines of longitude and latitude. This product also includes four additional maps: Embossed world map, Raised-line world map, Antarctica map, and Sinusoidal map.
Relief Map for Dark Use
Relief Map for Dark Use is a map designed for individuals with low vision. Relief map of the continental U.S. with elevations that are exaggerated 20 times. Ocean floors are incised with latitude and longitude lines. This plastic map uses high-contrast paint to depict water areas as blue and land surfaces as yellow and brown.
Address: Earth, Large Format Color Atlas, Section One( Model 1-01910-00)
Address: Earth, Large Format Color Atlas, Section One is an Atlas designed for individuals with low vision.This atlas meets 70 specific readability guidelines for users with low vision.Section One covers: Earth Features, North America, South and Far East Asia, plus the Indian Subcontinent. Other sections of the atlas will be announced as they are available.
FoldRite: Letter Folding Tool
FoldRite: Letter Folding Tool is a tool designed for individuals with low vision to help them fold letters. Made of durable plastic, designed to make folding 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper a snap. Consists of two plastic, hinged plates. Letters can be tri-folded by placing the paper between the plates and folding the FoldRite over twice. Can also be used to create strips of blank braille paper that fit into a business envelope.
Walk-Run for Fitness Kit
The Walk-Run for Fitness Kit is designed for individuals with low vision. This kit includes a personal guidewire system that can be set up in your backyard, a school, or a park.Two talking pedometers encourage family and peer participation. If running or walking with a human guide, you can use the kit's adjustable tether, which is long enough to accommodate wheelchair users. Includes a shoulder sling pack for storage and travel.
Desk Top Reading Stand
The Desk Top Reading Stand is a stand designed for individuals with low vision. This reading stand is made of durable white plastic. It is portable and holds reading material at a proper position for low vision users. Some features include adjustable page clamps and a built-in carrying handle.
The DNA-RNA Kit is an interactive model designed for individuals with low vision. The DNA-RNA Kit is an accessible interactive model that demonstrates introductory molecular biology concepts, including the formation of single and double strands of DNA, DNA replication, and transcription of DNA to messenger RNA. The model consists of interlocking jigsaw puzzle-like pieces that represent nucleotides, which are the subunits of DNA and RNA. These subunits are accessible to all students and have colo
Periodic Table of the Elements Reference Chart and Booklet
Periodic Table of the Elements Reference Chart and Booklet is a reference chart designed for individuals with low vision. This frequently requested reference chart is available in a durable and colorful print-braille version. The chart comes with either a reference booklet in print or in braille that contains additional tables listing the elements by name, atomic number, electron configurations, etc.
Fun with Braille
Fun with Braille is a book of activities designed for people with low vision. This book of activities is designed to provide additional practice for adults and children who are already familiar with the braille contractions. The activities can be done in any order and can be chosen to practice a specific problem contraction or just for fun. A list of contractions and the activities in which they appear is included for reference. An answer key is provided in the back of the book. The print editio
Spangle Tangle: Play and Explore Kit
Spangle Tangle kit is designed for children with low vision. Spangle Tangle provides opportunities for learners to improve visual and tactile attention, communication, and creativity. Through specially designed activities, the learner develops motor, problem-solving, cognitive, self-care, social, and pre-braille skills.
Sticky Dots Adhesive
Sticky Dots Adhesive are designed for children with low vision. These sheets of self-adhesive dots allow you to transfer the dots to various materials.
Braille-Large Print Protractor
Bold large print numbers and raised dots mark the 180 degrees of this protractor. This protractor features a pivoting wand. When aligned with a certain degree measurement, the corresponding angle is created by the wand and the bottom edge of the protractor. Includes print and braille instructions.
Basic Science Tactile Graphics
Basic Science Tactile Graphics are designed for children with low vision. Basic Science Tactile Graphics drawings depict objects, concepts, and relationships that are covered in nearly all elementary science textbooks. The drawings in Basic Science Tactile Graphics employ several types of lines and textures, as well as different heights.
Transition Tote System: Backpack Revised
Transition Tote System: Backpack Revised is desgned for individuals with low. vision. This sturdy backpack is a solution for organizing and transporting equipment and tools used by students and professionals with visual impairments. Developed as part of the revision of the Transition Tote System, this backpack is designed to serve the changing needs of persons with visual impairments as they proceed through middle school, secondary school, transition and vision rehabilitation programs, and into
Transition Tote System: Large Print Kit, Revised
Transition Tote System: Large Print Kit, Revised is designed for individuals with low vision. Transition Tote materials teach middle school, secondary, and transition students with visual impairments essential skills for learning about themselves and the world of work. This includes seeking, obtaining, and keeping jobs. In addition to seven new lessons and the custom designed backpack, this kit includes updated descriptions of technology, revised resource and reference materials, and an updated
Getting To Know You: A Social Skills and Ability Awareness Curriculum
Getting To Know You is a social skills/awareness curriculum for grades K-12 in which blind and visually impaired students and sighted students interact and get to know each other.
Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards
Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards are designed for individuals with low vision. Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards come as part of a kit, however they are also sold individually. Getting To Know You: Go Fish Cards help individuals with low vision improve their social skills and more.
Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards
Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards are cards designed for individuals with low vision.Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards come as part of a kit, however, they ae also sold individually. Getting To Know You: Facial Expression Cards help individuals with low vision gain social skills ability awareness.
Getting To Know You: Guidebook, Large Print with CD-ROM
Getting To Know You: Guidebook, Large Print with CD-ROM is designed for individuals with low vision. This is large print verison of the instruction guide.
Braille Datebook 2015
The Braille Datebook 2015 is designed for individuals with low vision. Keep track of appointments, addresses, family schedules, class assignments, and more with the Braille DateBook from APH. Use it at your desk or on the go; it is sturdy, and fits in a backpack or brief case.
EZ Fill Pouring Aid
EZ Fill is a device that aids in filling containers, such as a glass or cup. The aid hangs on the edge of the container, and when liquid fills to about one inch from the top, the device produces a signal, alerting the user.
Geometro: Student Workbook Kit
Geometro: Student Workbook Kit is designed for children with low vision. The Student Workbook Kit for Geometro is designed for students in the elementary grades, and revolves around three kinds of tasks: familiarizing students with various 3-D solids and their general properties, helping students grasp the difficult concepts of how 3-D solids relate to their 2-D representations, and, helping students understand how 3-D objects are made with 2-D objects.
20-20 Pens are designed for individuals with low vision. Pen for users with low vision. Bold line 20/20 Pens make handwriting easy to read. Bold black felt-tip marker with permanent ink provides high contrast against light-colored backgrounds.
Refreshabraille 18™ is designed for individuals with low vision. Refreshabraille 18™ is a handheld refreshable braille display and braille keyboard for the Braille+™ Mobile Manager and other mobile devices such as notebooks, mobile phones, and PDAs. It connects to your mobile device via USB cable or wireless Bluetooth®. Supports common screen readers like Window-Eyes®, NVDA, System Access, and JAWS® for the PC; VoiceOver for the Mac®, iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch; and Talks® and Mobile Speak® fo
Flip-Over Concept Books: TEXTURES
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.
Setting the Stage for Tactile Understanding Kit: Making Tactile Pictures Make Sense
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.
Teaching Touch Kit
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.
Quick and Easy Expanded Core Curriculum The Hatlen Center Guide
Quick and Easy Expanded Core Curriculum The Hatlen Center Guide is designed for individuals low vision. Quick & Easy Expanded Core Curriculum is designed for transition students who are visually impaired. The included lessons were chosen to address the most common gaps found within this population and require little time, expertise, or equipment to implement by the educational team and family members. The lessons, categorized by setting (home/school or community) are intentionally designed t
The American Printing House Signature Guide is an aluminum signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This guide aids people who are visually impaired in writing their signatures. The aluminum frame has an opening with an elastic band, the band provides a guide for writing and flexes to allow for the descenders of letters. The frame also has a rubber backing to prevent slipping.
Graphiti is a dynamic multilevel tactile touch display for people are blind or visually impaired. It allows students and adults to access a wide variety of on-screen graphics by touch. This includes pie charts, bar graphs, geometric forms, maps, floor-plans, flow-charts, line drawings, and dynamic graphical content. Graphiti’s technology allows graphics to be depicted by means of an array of variable-height pins. To change to the next graphic, the pins on the refreshable display move up and down
Paint by Number Safari - Tropical Rainforest UEB
The Paint by Number Safari - Tropical Rainforest UEB is meant for young artists with upper extremity disabilities to teach them color concepts with an emphasis on real-world colors and shape recognition, encourage visual and tactile exploration, develop fine motor skills, encourage social engagement, and teach fun facts about amazing creatures. They can learn about art, nature, and real-world colors. Tropical Rainforest is the first of the Paint by Number Safari(TM) Series. Paint by Number Safar
Explorer Bright Ray
The Explorer Bright Ray is a LED lamp worn on the user's head to help adults and students with many activities. The user can explore the many ways to use this new LED headlamp and light a pathway when traveling at night. Light up text to be read. Light up a dark closet to find clothing. Light up a dark cupboard. Light up a task area to do close work. See objects in near-exploration. Includes 3 light intensity settings. Other features include adjustable angle, adjustable head straps, very low ene
The Tri-fold Board is designed for individuals with upper extremity disabilities to use. This tri-fold board is covered with VELCRO® brand loop material and can be used for a variety of educational and recreational activities. It can be used in combination with many existing APH VELCRO® brand-backed pieces (e.g., Picture Maker Accessories), as well as with commercially available OR teacher/parent-made manipulatives. The Tri-fold Board can be used at its full size, folded down to one or two panel
Picture Maker Geometric Textured Shapes
The Picture Maker Geometric Textured Shapes is a VELCRO® brand board with shapes for use with the Picture Maker: Wheatley Tactile Diagramming Kit designed for individuals with Autism and other neurological disabilities to entertain themselves with. Use in combination with the diagramming strips and shapes included in the original kit. Can also be used with APH's ALL-IN-ONE Board. Activities the user can play are as follows:
Touch 'em All Baseball, Game Kit
Touch 'em All Baseball, Game Kit is a tactile and visual game designed for children with Autism and other nuerological disabilities to play. It is a fun way to learn about baseball and practice numerous other skills. Touch 'em All Baseball is meant for two players (although users may play against themselves). The game is easy to learn, and the complexity for different levels of play can be changed. Players need to be familiar with the basic rules of baseball for counting balls, strikes, and outs
TREKS: The Game of Compass Directions
TREKS: The Game of Compass Directions is a game of direction designed for children with neurological impairments to play. TREKS is designed to be challenging, educational, and enjoyable. Like a good walk outdoors, it is full of variety. Players can change the game to make the play simpler or add rules to make it more complex. And, as each game progresses, the player's strategy for winning can change. The goal of the game is to be the first player to move all five of the player's pieces (trekster
Stereo Headphones with Ear Cushions and Volume Control
The Stereo Headphones with Ear Cushions and Volume Control are headphones designed for use by hard of hearing individuals to serve entertainment purposes. These lightweight, fully adjustable stereo headphones feature leather-like ear cushions that sit on top of the ear, a standard 3.5 millimeter plug, and a volume control. User can use these headphones with APH technology products, such as Orion Calculators, Book Port Plus, Book Port DT, Joy Player, and others.
The Joy Player is a switch-activated music player designed for those with visual and multiple impairments ages 3 and up to make listening to MP3 and WAV files accessible. It is designed to use with the personal music player routine in APH’s Sensory Learning Kit (SLK). The Joy Player differs from other music playing devices on the commercial market and from the National Library Service’s Digital Talking Book Player because it is designed to accommodate individuals who are developing fine motor sk
Paint Pot Palette
The Paint Pot Palette is a custom-made set of whimsical drawings designed for use by the blind and low vision individuals ages 5 and up (due to small parts) to express themselves through artwork. The pictures are printed and embossed on heavy paper. Each picture is titled in print and braille. The embossed lines make it easy to trace the subjects with the fingers and then follow with a crayon or paintbrush, making it easier for beginning artists to learn to color and paint. The Paint Pot Palette
Quick Pick Braille Contractions
The Quick Pick Braille Contractions is part of the Quick Pick educational game series designed for blind and low vision users to provide a unique play format for students who are visually impaired and blind. Each Quick Pick title consists of a set of cards packaged in one or more plastic cases and includes a wooden tool. Each game card presents a question or other challenge with four possible answers. The student reads the card while it is still in the case.
Paint by Number Safari: Tropical Rainforest
The Paint by Number Safari: Tropical Rainforest is designed for individuals with sensory needs, fine motor skills and low vision disabilities. The book includes a set of custom-made drawings of real-world subjects that are printed and embossed on heavy paper. The embossed lines make it easy to trace the subjects with the user’s finger and then follow with a crayon, colored pencil, or paintbrush; this makes it easier for beginning and intermediate artists to learn and improve their skills. The wi
Jupiter Portable Magnifier
The Jupiter Portable Magnifier is a screen magnifier designed to help individuals with low vision read, magnify, objects, or have a readily available mirror to assist with personal grooming. The Jupiter Portable Magnifier features a 13 inch LCD Screen and has three camera modes. The modes are reading, distance view, and self-view. Reading mode allows a user to read a book, prescription labels, or complete any writing tasks. Distance view magnifies by up to 150 times and is used for viewing prese
Indoor Explorer is a new feature in the Nearby Explorer GPS application designed to help individuals who are blind or have low vision navigate unknown, indoor spaces. Under a pilot project for the Louisville area, 20 locations participated in mapping exercises installed beacons in several sites indicated as interesting to potential users. All maps were created in OpenStreetMap, so they can be used by any application. Mapped locations currently include the following locations in the Louisville ar
Expanded Beginner's Abacus Kit
The Expanded Beginner's Abacus Kit is a math learning tool designed to introduce students who are blind or have low vision to early math concepts and number operations using the abacus. It supports concepts and skills such as one-to-one correspondence, number meaning, and addition and subtraction. The Beginner's Abacus consists of a black rectangular frame with three vertical rods placed side-by-side inside the frame. Each rod has nine white beads that slide up and down against a red felt backin
Bright Shapes Knob Puzzles Kit (1-03722-00)
Bright Shapes Knob Puzzles Kit is an Early Childhood education tool designed for children 2 years and older with visual, grasping, or cognitive disabilities. Targeted skills include hand-eye coordination, relational concepts such as “in or out,” directionality, shape and color recognition, comparison, and patterning. The puzzles have acrylic pieces and can be used with the APH Light Box. The Kit includes:
Light Box Materials: Level 1
Light Box Materials: Level 1 is a kit designed for children with low vision, cognitive, or grasping disabilities. Light Box helps teach basic visual skills, eye-hand coordination, and matching skills. Light Box Materials: Level 1 is the first of three sets of teaching materials for use with APH’s Light Box. The kit features a variety of overlays designed to stimulate awareness of light, patterns, and objects. The kit includes:
Light Box Materials: Level 2
Light Box Materials: Level 2 is a kit designed for children with low vision, cognitive, or grasping disabilities. Light Box helps teach visual skills such as matching and identification, sequencing, and visual memory. Light Box Materials: Level 2 is the second of three sets of teaching materials for use with APH’s Light Box. The kit features a variety of overlays designed to teach matching and identification skills, part-whole relationships, sequencing, pattern duplication, spatial relationships
Light Box Materials: Level 3
Light Box Materials: Level 3 is a kit designed for children with low vision, cognitive, or grasping disabilities. Light Box helps teach visual skills as handwriting, matching and sorting, and part-whole relationships. Light Box Materials: Level 3 is the third of three sets of teaching materials for use with APH’s Light Box. The kit features a variety of overlays designed to teach prewriting and handwriting, matching and sorting, recognition and identification, spatial relationships, visual memor
Six Little Dots (6-77954-00)
Six Little Dots is a textured book designed for children who are blind or have low vision to teach them the fundamentals of braille. Each 0.5 inch braille dot is a distinct texture and color. The print and braille text introduces the braille dots as characters who inhabit a braille cell. Recommended age is 3 years and older. WARNING: Choking Hazard-Small parts. Not intended for children ages 5 and under without supervision.
The Best for a Nest (5-12301-01)
The Best for a Nest is a large print/braille storybook is designed for children who are blind or have low vision. The book includes color illustrations on each page that depict the text. The storyboard should be removed from the book so the child can use the included tactile symbol manipulatives (birds, nest, eggs, tree, branches, grass, and a cat) to illustrate what is happening on each page of the book. A child may need assistance when first placing tactile symbols on the storyboard. Best for
Everyday Activities Calendar (1-08121-00)
The Everyday Activities Calendar is designed for children who are blind and have low vision ages 3 and older. The calendar suggests a preschool activity for each day of the year formatted with two days per page. Activities are drawn from everyday occurrences and make use of easily accessible, low cost materials. The large print and braille calendar is designed so the user may begin at any point and comes in a three-ring binder with color dividers between each month. This calendar does not track
Braille Contraction Cards (1-03561-01)
Braille Contraction Cards are large print and braille flashcards designed for people who are blind or have low vision. These flashcards are used for drilling on the braille literary code. There are 247 cards, measuring 3 1/2 x 2 inches. The first 26 cards contain the braille alphabet on one side, and large print on the other side. The remaining cards contain contracted braille on one side, and both uncontracted braille and large print on the other side. The cards are recommended for users ages 6
Word PlayHouse (1-03562-00)
Word PlayHouse is an educational kit designed for people who are blind or have low vision. Users manipulate Braille/print tiles on a felt board to make words. Word PlayHouse is used to teach beginning phonics and reading skills including letter recognition, braille code recognition, decoding, vocabulary, and spelling skills. This product contains small parts and is not intended for children ages 5 and under without adult supervision. The kit includes:
Expanded Dolch Word Cards (1-03560-01)
Expanded Dolch Word Cards are large print and braille flashcards designed for people who are blind or have low vision. These flashcards have 220 sight vocabulary words and 95 words with pictures. The cards can be used for reading practice, or an informal assessment of a student’s ability to read words in contracted braille and to spell words in uncontracted braille. Cards measure 3.5 inches by 2 inches, with an orientation corner cut. Words are shown in contracted braille on one side and uncontr
Tactile Algebra Tiles (1-08410-00)
Tactile Algebra Tiles are colorful, magnetic tiles that are designed for visually impaired students to assist students in solving math problems. Tiles can be manipulated on a steel board and is an accessible version of traditional algebra tiles. Tactile Algebra Tiles allow visually impaired students to work alongside sighted peers. Various colors and tactile symbols help students differentiate between tiles. Tiles can be used for:
Tactile Tangrams Kit (1-08439-00)
Tactile Tangrams is a puzzle designed to be accessible for people who are blind or have low vision. The Tactile Tangrams Kit consists of seven pieces in three different shapes: triangle (2 large, 1 medium, 2 small) square and parallelogram. Users can develop and reinforce many educational and recreational skills including spatial reasoning, shape recognition, size comparison, pattern replication, and independent problem solving. Many geometry concepts such as congruence, symmetry, sides and angl
Tactile Compass for Math and Art (1-08894-00)
Tactile Compass for Math & Art is designed for students who are blind or have low vision. It allows students to draw tactile circles up to 6 inches in diameter and includes tactile markings in inches and centimeters, so students can measure circle radii. Two different spur wheels are also included allowing students to draw both single-line and double-line circles. The compass should be used in combination with braille paper or plastic film and a rubber mat, which are sold separately. WARNING
Protein Synthesis Kit (1-08975-00)
The Protein Synthesis Kit is an accessible, interactive model that is designed for people who are blind or have low vision. This kit adds to the molecular biology concepts introduced by the DNA-RNA Kit. The Protein Synthesis Kit allows students to decode a messenger RNA nucleotide and create transfer RNA with the correct amino acid sequence. The kit includes jigsaw puzzle-like pieces representing transfer RNA nucleotides, stop and start subunits, all twenty amino acids, and the APH Genetic Code
DNA/RNA Kit (1-08979-00)
The DNA-RNA Kit is an accessible, interactive model that is designed for students who are blind or have low vision. It allows students to learn about the formation of single and double strands of DNA, DNA replication, and transcription of DNA to messenger. The model consists of interlocking jigsaw puzzle-like pieces that represent nucleotides, which are the subunits of DNA and RNA. These subunits have color, large print, braille, and tactile indicators for the phosphate, sugar, and base (A, C, G
Light In-Sight: Reflection and Refraction Kit (1-08286-00)
The Light In-Sight: Reflection and Refraction Kit is designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision disabilities. Using hook & loop materials and stick-on drawing pieces, students can develop an understanding of the following light reflection and refraction concepts: Reflection and the law of refraction, diffuse reflection and total internal reflection image formation by plane mirrors, refraction and refractive index, Snell’s law of refraction, light transmission through a con
Life Science Tactile Graphics (1-08840-00)
Life Science Tactile Graphics is a collection of vacuum-formed, full-color raised-line tactile graphics designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision disabilities. Life Science Tactile Graphics depict organisms, processes, concepts, and patterns which are typically covered in middle-and high school life science courses. The drawings in Life Science Tactile Graphics employ several types of lines and textures, as well as different heights.
Feel n’ Peel Sheets, Carousel of Textures (1-08863-00)
Feel N' Peel sheets are designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision disabilities. They offer an assortment of sheets in a variety of textures and colors that can be used to:
Earth Science Tactile Graphics (1-03131-00)
Earth Science Tactile Graphics are graphics designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision disabilities. They are a collection of vacuum-formed, full-color raised-line tactile graphics related to Earth Science serves as a reference volume intended to supplement the graphics in a student’s classroom textbook. The graphics included in this kit are rendered in full color with several types of lines and textures, in addition to differing heights. Diagrams are labeled in print and brai
Touch, Label, and Learn Poster: Human Skeleton (1-08976-00)
The Touch, Label, & Learn Poster: Human Skeleton is a learning tool designed for students or other individuals who are blind or have low vision disabilities. The poster provides an interactive medium for reviewing the names, locations, and relationships of human skeletal bones. The dual tactile/color design of the poster, measuring 16.5 by 23.5 inches, can be used by students with visual impairments and blindness in a classroom setting with sighted peers. Using the provided print/braille lab
DNA Twist (1-08978-00)
DNA Twist is a learning tool designed for students or other individuals who are blind or have low vision disabilities. The model that demonstrates the structure of the DNA molecule in a way that is accessible to visually impaired students. The DNA Twist model is made of two foam sidebars representing the sugar-phosphate “backbone” and ten rungs representing the paired bases. The paired-base rungs are made of contrasting colors and textures to convey the base-pairing rules that govern the structu
Sense of Science: Astronomy (1-08991-00)
Sense of Science is a series designed to make the world of science accessible to students who have visual disabilities. The main component in each Sense of Science kit from APH is a set of colorful, raised-line overlays designed to be used with a light box, or as stand-alone items. An accompanying guidebook suggests activities using the overlays and supplemental teacher-provided materials to extend the learning experience.
Tactile Punnett Squares Sheets (1-08890-00) (1-08891-00)
A Punnett square is a diagram that is used to predict the outcome of a particular genetic cross or breeding experiment. The Tactile Punnett Squares Sheets are designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision disabilities and com in 4-box and 16-box varieties. Punnett Squares are used by biologists to determine the probability of offspring genotypes. The Punnett Square is a visual representation of Mendelian inheritance.
Genetic Code, Large Print-Braille (1-08977-00)
Genetic Code sheets are educational materials designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities. These large print/braille sheets are embossed and printed on 11.5 by 11 inch 90# paper and contain four pages per set. Each set contains a separate page for nucleotide codons or triplets beginning with the letters A, U, C, and G, and the amino acids for which they code. Ten sets per pack are enclosed in a plastic envelope with a hook and loop fastener.
U.S. and Canada Tactile-Print Atlas (1-01920-00)
The U.S. and Canada Tactile/Print Atlas is designed for people who are blind or have low vision. The atlas is a reference volume of thematic maps for use in geography, history, or social studies classes in middle grades or higher, or for general informational use outside the classroom. Each page spread has a combined braille and print key paired with a print map in contrasting colors and a clear tactile overlay. The maps are held in a three-ring binder, so pages can be removed as needed. The pag
Interactive US Map with Tactile Pen (1-01150-00)
The Interactive US Map with Tactile Pen is designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities. The pen serves as a “tour guide” that gives the user information about each location visited on the map via multiple layers of audio recordings. The reader can explore the information layer by layer via consecutive pen taps to learn about each state.
Tactile World Globe (1-01551-01)
The Tactile World Globe is a tactile globe designed for people who are blind and have low vision. The Tactile World Globe offers tactile and braille information to users. A clear plastic overlay covers a standard 12-inch political globe with a non-skid wood base. Includes a braille/print “Key” that defines the various line types encountered on the tactile overlay.
Braille Transcriber’s Kit: Countries and Continents (1-04102-00)
The Braille Transcriber’s Kit: Countries and Continents is designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities. It is a collection of embossed and printed outlines of maps commonly found in history, geography, and social studies textbooks. The embossed sheets may be used as templates when users create tactile maps. Users can add spur wheel lines, craft ink, glued-on textures, braille labels, and other features. The printed maps may be used as masters for swell paper tactile graphic
Braille Transcriber’s Kit: U.S. Maps (1-04101-00)
The Braille Transcriber’s Kit: U.S. Maps is designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities. It is a collection of embossed and printed drawings of figures commonly found in history, geography, and social studies textbooks. The embossed sheets may be used as templates for thermoforming. Users can to them with spur wheel lines, craft ink, glued-on textures, braille labels, and other tactile graphics materials. The printed maps may be used as outlines for tracing or as masters fo
TactileDoodle Kit (1-08824-00)
The TactileDoodle Kit is designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities. TactileDoodle allow users to quickly generate tactile, raised-line graphics to convey a variety of concepts or art within the classroom or at home. Users can demonstrate a variety of concepts related to science, math, geography, illustrate spatial concepts and simple maps, practice handwriting skills, play interactive games like tic-tac-toe, complete artistic drawing activities, practice tracing skills (e
Impressor Braille Business Card Embosser, Revised (model 1-03380-01)
Used in conjunction with the Impressor Braille Business Card Embosser (model 1-03380-00), this Revised model 1-03380-01 allows you to revise the information on your braille plate should the information on your business card change.
Color-By-Texture Marking Mat (1-03332-00)
Color-By-Texture Marking Mats are designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision disabilities. Children can create art using these mats. Place a chosen mat underneath a coloring page and rub with a waxed crayon. A wider assortment of textures and shapes can be generated by using different coloring techniques as described in the accompanying instruction booklet.
Braille Beads: APH Starter Kit (1-08879-00)
Braille Beads are designed for students or individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are small, plastic rectangles that have braille on one side and incised print letters on the other side. Each bead has two holes through which wire or cord may be threaded. Also included are image bead manipulatives, such as flower, peace sign, heart, and circle. Braille Bead dimensions are 10 millimeters tall by 8 millimeters wide by 5 millimeters deep (braille height is 0.52 millimeters).
Everybody Plays! How Kids with Visual Impairments Play Sports (7-13095-00)
Everybody Plays! is a storybook written by Cindy Lou Aillaud and Lauren Lieberman that follows an elementary school-age child to a sports camp for children who have visual impairment, blindness, or deaf blindness. Written at a 4th grade reading level, readers learn about sports and recreational physical activities that are enjoyed universally and about specific sports designed for persons with visual impairment and blindness. The book describes how sport modifications and equipment adaptations h
GAMES for People with Sensory Impairments (7-08609-00)
GAMES for People with Sensory Impairments: Strategies for Including Individuals of all Ages is designed for people with sensory disabilities such as blindness, or low vision. Adapted physical education (APE) professors use it when teaching future APE teachers. For novices, this publication provides information on what to do, how to do it, and why. The authors, Lauren Lieberman and James Cowart, draw on their extensive experience in teaching students of all ages who have visual impairments, blind
Portable Sound Source, Sport Edition (1-03045-00)
Create audio tones that provide directional cues for orientation and mobility, sound localization training, or for playground games and sports. This lightweight unit comes with a programmable remote control and carrying strap. The carrying strap can be used as a belt for hiking or a game of Follow the Leader. Example uses include identifying: home base, a safety zone, or a basketball goal.
30-Love Tennis Kit (1-08110-00)
The 30-Love Tennis Kit is designed for students who are blind or visually impaired. The kit enables them to get out on the court with peers, compete, and develop a new interest. Whether practicing against a wall, playing singles against an opponent, or participating in a round of doubles; tennis users’ aerobic fitness by burning fat, improving cardiovascular fitness, and maintaining higher energy levels. It helps users’ anaerobic fitness by offering short, intense bursts of activity during a poi
Feel ‘n Peel Stickers: Braille-Print Capital Letters A-Z (1-08870-00)
Feel ‘n Peel Stickers: Braille-Print Capital Letters A-Z are designed for people who are blind or have low vision, These multi-use braille/print stickers are embossed on clear, durable plastic, and are intended for the creation and adaptation of print capital letter materials.
Early Braille Trade Books: Rigby Nonfiction Kit 1, UEB Contracted (3-00401-00)
APH’s Early Braille Trade Books are designed for students who are blind or have low vision and combine commercially available books with braille labels for beginning readers. These kits include books, braille labels, and access to an interactive website: tech.apg.org/ebt/. The Rigby series provides nonfiction books that are aligned with national standards and provide motivating texts that systematically build high-frequency words and reading skills.
Color Star is a hand-held color identifier designed for use by people with low vision disabilities. It allows users to detect and analyze the color(s) and lighting of their surroundings. The device is lightweight device and can be used at home, work, or school. ColorStar recognizes more than 1,000 different color shades, identifies contrast measurements, recognizes the color of LED lights, perceives the light intensity in the surrounding environment, and recognizes patterns. ColorStar informs th
APH Light Touch Brailler (1-00815-00)
The APH Light Touch Brailler is a writing device designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision disabilities. This manual brailler keeps the durability, reliability, and the ability to braille wide paper, while also adding several new features to the classic Perkins Brailler:
Tic-Tac-Toe Accessory Kit for InvisiBoard (1-08542-00)
Tic-Tac-Toe Accessory Kit is an optional accessory for InvisiBoard designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities. Hook material dots are included to attach the Tic-Tac-Toe pieces to the black loop material side of the InvisiBoard. A print/braille product information sheet is included.
MATT Connect (1-03941-00)
The MATT Connect is a magnifier, distance viewer, and an educational tablet with pre-loaded software designed for students who are blind or have low vision. The MATT enables students to:
Large Magnetic Dry Erase Board (1-03557-00)
The Large Magnetic Dry Erase Board (1-03557-00) is an educational tool designed for people with Low Vision. The working surface of the board measures 21.375 inches by 13.5 inches and is affixed to a blue, rigid vinyl that provides a visual border. This board is intended to be used on a flat, stable working surface. The Magnetic/Dry-Erase Board comes with user-removable protective plastic.
Match-It-Up Frames: Small Set (1-08828-00)
Match-It-Up Frames: Small Set (1-08828-00) are designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities and are used to facilitate learning tasks related to matching, sequencing, patterning, and counting. The three frames included with the small set are designed to fit on APH’s All-In-One Board, Student Model (1-08833-00). The matching frames included in each kit differ in color (yellow, white, and black), number, and size of “windows.” Rectangular cutouts from each frame can be used as
Match-It-Up Frames: Large Set (1-08827-00)
Match-It-Up Frames: Large Set (1-08827-00) are designed for people who are blind or have low vision disabilities and are used to address specific learning needs of users. The six frames included with the large set are designed to fit on APH’s All-In-One Board (1-08836-00). The matching frames included in each kit differ in color (yellow, white, and black), number, and size of windows. Rectangular cutouts from each frame can be used as masking overlays to block out selected windows depending on t
All-In-One Board (1-08836-00)
The All-In-One Board (1-08836-00) is designed for individuals with low vision disabilities and can be used in combination with hook fastener accessories, dry erase markers, and magnetic pieces (pieces can be homemade, obtained from APH, or ordered commercially. The board can be positioned at many angles, from nearly flat to fully upright. The board is an educational tool.
Tactile Connections Kit: Symbols for Communication (1-08837-00)
Tactile Connections Kit: Symbols for Communication (1-08837-00) is an augmentative communication system for learners who are nonverbal and who have multiple disabilities. The kit helps teachers create a tactile card system that is individualized for visually impaired and blind learners who have additional disabilities and/or lack a formal means of communication or literacy. The tactile symbols are created when part of an object is mounted on a hand-sized card representing core vocabulary categor
Expandable Calendar Boxes, Stabilizer (1-08653-00)
Expandable Calendar Boxes, Stabilizer (1-08653-00) are designed for students with limited mobility, who are blind and who have low vision disabilities. The Calendar Box Stabilizer is a smooth platform created to support APH Expandable Calendar Boxes when two or more are connected. Designed to rest on the majority of wheelchair trays, the stabilizer allows users to present calendar boxes on a variety of surfaces or hold them in the air before the student. The stabilizer is white on one side and b
Expandable Calendar Boxes, White (1-08651-00)
Expandable Calendar Boxes, White (1-08651-00) are designed for individuals with Autism, deaf-blindness, and low vision. The boxes help students who lack a formal means of communication and literacy. They are closed-cell foam boxes that can be used singularly as an anticipation box or in a grouping of two or more as calendar boxes. A second box can be attached to the original anticipation box when the student is ready to learn now and next. When the student is ready to perform multiple activities
STACS: Standardized Tactile Augmentive Communication Symbols Kit (1-08815-00)
Standardized Tactile Augmentive Communication Symbols Kit (1-08815-00) is a tactile symbol kit designed for blind, deaf blind, and low vision individuals. Tactile symbol systems are tools that aid learners with conversations about people, places, events, and ideas. STACS: Standardized Tactile Augmentative Communication Symbols Kit helps teachers, parents, and peers teach a standardized vocabulary. Teachers then introduce additional individualized symbols as needed. The STACS instruction manual a
Tactile Graphics Kit (1-08851-00)
The Tactile Graphics Kit (1-08851-00) is designed for users who are blind, have low vision or have fine motor disabilities. The materials allow teachers, transcribers, and mobility instructors to create custom tactile graphics. The Graphics Kit allows users to create raised-line masters on heavy-gauge aluminum that can be reproduced using a vacuum-form machine. Some of the included tools are also usable on heavy paper. Some examples of custom-created graphics:
Talking Typer (for iOS devices) (D-30021-APL)
Talking Typer (for iOS devices) is an accessible typing and computer keyboard tutorial app with a keyboard game designed for use by students who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision. Users learn to type or improve typing skills with drills, practice lessons, and keyboard explorer. It is designed for blind and visually impaired students, but can be used by sighted students too. Talking Typer for iOS devices comes with 35 built-in lessons at levels 1-10. Teachers and parents can create new les
ReadWrite Stand (1-03206-00)
The ReadWrite Stand is used by individuals with visual impairments for both reading and writing tasks. The Stand features a sturdy surface and a low-profile clip that secures materials during use, as well as an LED book light that can be positioned by the user along the upper edge of the reading stand. The blue stand has a metal apparatus mounted on the back that accommodates three additional angles apart from the resting angle of five degrees.
ReadWrite Stand Mini (1-03207-00)
The ReadWrite Stand Mini is used by individuals with visual impairments for both reading and writing tasks. The Stand features a sturdy surface and a low-profile clip that secures materials during use, as well as an LED book light that can be positioned by the user along the upper edge of the reading stand. The red stand has a metal apparatus mounted on the back that accommodates three additional angles apart from the resting angle of five degrees.
APH Alphabet Card Folder (50-pack) (1-04000-01)
The APH Alphabet Card Folder print/embossed card is designed for people who are blind or have low vision. The cards can also be used to raise the awareness of braille and large print among regular print readers. It includes an embossed braille alphabet, a sample of braille, a sample of large print, and a brief history of APH. It now has a refreshed design.
The Pop-A-Cell is designed for individuals who are blind and have low vision disabilities. Users can use Pop-A-Cell to learn about braille characters. It is a large-scale braille cell presented on a card measuring 2.625 inches by 4.25 inches. Pop the durable plastic cell dots up or down to create various braille characters.
Big Cell (1-08820-00)
Big Cell (1-08820-00) is an enlarged plastic braille cell model that allows a blind person to examine the shape of a braille cell. The Big Cell helps beginning slate users learn where to put the stylus for various dot positions.
Flip-Over Concept Books: LINE PATHS (1-08831-00)
Flip-Over Concept Books: LINE PATHS 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 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. The goal in LINE PATHS is for the child to find three a
Flip-Over Concept Books: PARTS OF A WHOLE (1-08832-00)
Flip-Over Concept Books: PARTS OF A WHOLE 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 PARTS OF A WHOLE (and future Flip-Over Concept Books) consist of tactile, 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. The goa
Building on Patterns: Primary Braille Literacy Program, Kindergarten, Student Kit (6-78550-00)
The Building on Patterns Kit is designed for students who are blind or have low vision disabilities. The kit addresses phonemic awareness (ability to hear and interpret sounds in speech), phonics (the association of written symbols with the sounds they represent), comprehension, fluency, and oral vocabulary. Building on Patterns also addresses specific skill areas needed by the child who is blind, such as language development, sound discrimination, tactual discrimination, and concept development
Student Starter Pack (1-00350-00)
The Student Starter Pack (1-00350-00) a kit of basic braillewriting materials packaged for students who are blind and have low vision taking beginning braille classes. The kit includes 150 sheets of 8.5 inches by 11 inches manila transcribing paper, 150 sheets of 11.5 inches by 11 inches manila transcribing paper, and a Cranmer abacus. Although originally designed for university students, this is a great beginner pack for any student or adult.
APH SMART Brailler by Perkins
The APH SMART Brailler by Perkins is designed for people who are blind or have low vision who want to type in braille. This mechanical SMART Brailler includes a built-in screen and speaker to provide immediate visual and audio feedback to those learning braille. Feedback is available via text-to-speech and a screen that displays SimBraille and large print of what is brailled in uncontracted or contracted braille. This feedback also provides access to someone who does not know braille. The APH SM
Janus Interline Braille Slate with Saddle-Shaped Stylus (1-00050-00)
The Janus Slate is a plastic interline slate with stylus designed for people who are blind or have low vision that allows for 11 lines of writing. The11-line slate has 19 cells per line, allowing a user to write on both sides of a standard 3 inch by 5 inch index card without having to remove the card from the slate. It is closed on three sides, and one of the 3-inch sides is open and notched for easy insertion of the index card. A small hole in one corner of the slate allows the user to attach t
Tactile Graphic Line Slate (1-00100-00)
The Tactile Graphic Line Slate and two-ended stylus accommodate the tooling of common tactile line types for creation of tactile graphic displays by transcribers, teachers, and students. Use this lightweight slate to embellish tactile maps, graphs, charts, number lines, etc., with the following line types:
Plastic Binder Envelopes for Braille (1-04297-00)
Plastic Binder Envelopes for Braille (1-04297-00) are a colorful 3-pack of flexible, expandable folders sized to hold 11.5 inch by 11 inch braille sheets designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision disabilities. The folders have a side tab that is 3-hole punched for use in a 3-ring binder and a flap that opens from the top and is held closed using three hook and loop coins. These folders can expand to over 0.625 inches thick and can accommodate more than 20 sheets of braille.
Spiral Pocket Notebook for Braille (1-04301-00)
The Spiral Pocket Notebook for Braille (1-04301-00) is a small notebook designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision that contains 80 pound white braille paper. Each notebook contains 50 pages of braille paper. The Notebook measures 3 inches by 5.5 inches. Sheets are perforated and measure 3 inches by 5 inches when removed. Works easily with APH’s Janus Slate (1-00050-00). Six notebooks are included in each package.
Increasing Complexity CVI Pegboard (1-08160-00)
The Increasing Complexity CVI Pegboard (1-08160-00) is designed to help people with low vision disabilities. Paired with diagnostic teaching strategies, the pegboard set helps create low to high complexity background templates against which to present peg activities. These activities help determine and support a child’s color, lighting, movement, and complexity needs. When paired with the Light Box, this board can be lit up to guide the learner. Add a colored Light Box overlay under the pegboard
Variable Beam Flashlight Kit (1-08390-02)
The Variable Beam Flashlight Kit (1-08390-02) is designed to help students with low vision disabilities develop visual awareness and visual tracking skills, this flashlight can be used in a wide range of instruction, including games and includes a variety of lenses. The included The Color Beam Book contains instructions and suggested activities.
Video Mag HD (1-03914-00)
The Video Mag HD is a handheld video magnifier designed for people with low vision disabilities. Mag HD provides full-color images by magnifying whatever appears under its auto-focus HD camera by 2 times to 13 times. It can be used for viewing labels, price tags, receipts and other small items. Video Mag HD features an ergonomic, fold-away handle which allows the user to hold the magnifier close to an object, press the magnification buttons for continuous zoom, and then freeze the image on the s
Seated Parquetry Set (1-03650-00)
The Seated Parquetry Set (1-03650-00) is a set of boards and geometric shapes designed for students who have low vision disabilities. The set stimulates residual vision and helps to develop visual efficiency. Students learn the skills of visual discrimination, eye-hand coordination, part/whole concepts, matching skills, and visual memory skills. Uses recessed form boards that can be raised to the eye while holding the parquetry pieces in place. This product is intended for users ages 3 and older
Mini-Lite Box (1-08661-00)
The Mini-Lite Box (1-08661-00) is designed for people with low vision disabilities. It helps teach basic visual skills as well as more complex visual-motor and visual-perceptual skills. Users learn to use residual vision to identify light, color, and objects with the Mini-Lite Box and accompanying materials. The Mini-Lite Box and its materials help students with residual vision develop awareness of light, color, and objects, and assists in the instruction of tracking, scanning, eye-hand coordina
Digital Light Box Artwork: Supporting Language and Literacy (1-08691-00)
Digital Light Box Artwork is designed for individuals with low vision disabilities and is used with software to provide extension activities for the Light Box and/or provide familiar images for children who transition from Light Box to computer activities. APH has digitized the individual art pieces from the APH Light Box Materials for use on the computer. The accompanying large print instruction guide teaches how to create personalized activities for cause & effect, choice making, and multi
CVI Complexity Sequences Kit (1-08156-00)
The CVI Complexity Sequence Kit (1-08156-00) is designed for people with low vision and consists of image sequences on cards for use by students with CVI who have success with 2-dimensional materials. APH’s CVI Complexity Sequences Kit includes cards that present sequences of images designed to refine the ability to identify a target in the presence of increasing amounts of background information. These cards may be used individually or as a sequence and should be presented against a black or pl
CVI Complexity Sequences eBook and Interactive Cards (D-03610-ED)
The CVI Complexity Sequences eBook and Interactive Cards (D-03610-ED) is designed for people with low vision and consists of image sequences on cards for use by students with CVI who have success with 2-dimensional materials. The eBook version is designed for use with tablets. CVI Complexity Sequences eBook and Interactive Cards has the same information and content as the CVI Complexity Sequences Kit (1-08156-00). The eBook edition also includes an interactive feature - successfully touching the
Toodle Tiles: Emmy’s Town Software: CD-ROM (D-00300-00)
Toodle Tiles: Emmy’s Town Software: CD-ROM (D-00300-00) is an educational computer game for students who have low vision. Based on the matching game of Mahjong, the object is to clear away matching tiles and pave the way for the new mayor of Emuville. Toodle Tiles; features bright, high-contrast colors and simple designs in five different tile sets:
Termite Torpedo Software: CD-ROM (D-03470-00)
Termite Torpedo is an arcade-style educational game designed especially for low vision users but can also be used by blind users. The game is played by clearing the playing field of 12 levels of termites. Termite Torpedo gives low-vision students practice in the visual skills of locating, fixating, tracking, aligning, and following.
Armadillo Army Software: CD-ROM (D-03400-00)
Armadillo Army Software: CD-ROM (D-03400-00) is an arcade-style educational game designed especially for low vision users but can also be used by blind users. The game is played by navigating a series of increasingly difficult mazes, picking up various items along the way. The game contains bright, large graphics, as well as meaningful sound elements. Armadillo Army gives low-vision students practice with lateral eye movements, vertical eye movements, searching skills, timing skills, visual disc
BrailleBuzz is an instructional toy for young learners ages two to five who are blind or have low vision. Users practice with braille characters and phonics, similar to a variety of audio-based toys that teach print writing. BrailleBuzz resembles a cartoon bumblebee, encouraging little ones with audio feedback. A friendly recorded human voice and fun sounds are paired with a Perkins-style braille keyboard, designed with little hands in mind.
DRAFTSMAN Tactile Drawing Board (1-08857-00)
The Draftsman Tactile Drawing Board is a tactile drawing board designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. The board is used in combination with special film and a stylus to create raised-line drawings. The drawing board consist plastic frame encasing a double-layered rubber surface.
Hundred Board and Manipulatives (1-03106-00)
Hundred Board and Manipulatives (1-03106-00) is a math education aid designed for individuals that are blind or have low vision. The Number Board and Grid Board are accompanied by two sets of manipulatives that include numbers and shapes. The numbers (0 through 100) appear on white squares with both black print and UEB braille code, and are suitable for use in mainstream classes, and with both print and braille users. The shapes (red circles, blue squares, green triangles, and yellow stars) can
I-M-ABLE Kit (1-00351-00)
The I-M-ABLE book and accompanying kit materials are designed to motivate, engage, and reward children who are candidates for braille reading instruction, but who are struggling with the beginning stages of learning letters and sounds. The Individualized Meaning-Centered Approach to Braille Literacy Education is described in detail in the book I-M-ABLE. Students are rewarded with progress, which further engages them in the learning experience. Reading instruction is centered on continuously anal
Mini-Lite Box: Transparent Overlays Set (1-08662-00)
Mini-Lite Box: Transparent Overlays Set (1-08662-00) is designed for people with low vision. The color overlays may be used to promote light awareness, improve contrast and visibility, and introduce color matching. The clear overlay may be used with black and color markers. The flexible overlay offers a slip-resistant surface for acrylic materials.