Description of Touching on Tactile Graphics: Designing Graphics for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
A tactile graphic is a set of symbols selected to represent a print image which is designed to be meaningful to a tactile reader. In this informative 65-minute presentation Lucia Hasty will offer examples of print images and their braille counterparts for discussion of design strategies and techniques.
Topics discussed include:
- Using a Decision Tree to determine when to produce a tactile graphic
- How to determine intent of print image
- Using a planning sheet to determine content to include
- Planning and editing techniques
- Components of a graphic and their unique characteristics
- Standards for readability
Participants are encouraged to download a free copy of the BANA Guidelines and Standards for Tactile Graphics 2010 (www.brailleauthority.org/tg) prior to the webinar in order to get the most from the discussion.
Touching on Tactile Graphics: Designing Graphics for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired is presented by Lucia Hasty. Lucia has held teaching and administrative positions in special education for more than 30 years. Now retired from education, she is a consultant, presenting workshops and developing training materials for a variety of audiences.
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