Tactile Connections Kit: Symbols for Communication

This 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 categories (e.g. people, places, actions, objects, etc.). This kit provides some of the essential components that assist in a system's construction and application.

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not intended for children ages 5 and under without adult supervision.

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Age Range:
5 and Up
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Tactile Connections Kit: Symbols for Communication Format: Product
Catalog Number: 1-08837-00
Catalog Number: 1-08837-00
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Price: $162.00

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Additional Information:

  • Large Print Guidebook with CD contains teaching strategies, applications, a Pictorial Library of suggested core vocabulary, and card assembly instructions. The CD provides pdf, html, and brf editions of the guidebook
  • 105 Mounting Cards in a variety of colors and shapes (15 each of 7 different colors)
  • Accessories with Caulk, a starter-package for card assembly. Includes items such as caulk, hook/loop material tabs, craft foam, puff paint, needlepoint canvas, rhinestones, adhesive material for braille and print labels, etc.
  • Storage box
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Tactile Strategies for Children Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities: Promoting Communication and Learning Skills