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    Asher, P. (2001). Teaching an introductory physical geology course to a student with visual impairment.   Journal of Geoscience Education, v.49, n.2, p. 166-169.  http://nagt-jge.org/doi/pdf/10.5408/1089-9995-49.2.166

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    Making Videos Accessible

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    Quorum: An Accessible Programming Language (Full Version)

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    Other useful reference I found on Blind and Low Vision Resources include:

    Wild, T. A., Hilson, M. P., & Farrand, K. M. (2013). Conceptual Understanding of Geological Concepts by Students With Visual Impairements. Journal of Geoscience Education, 61(2), 222-230.

    Shepherd, I. D. (2006). Developing an inclusive curriculum for visually disabled students (No. 3). Geography Discipline Network (GDN), and Higher Education Funding Council for England (HFCE).

    Siekierska, E., Labelle, R., Brunet, L., Mccurdy, B., Pulsifer, P., Rieger, M. K., & O’Neil, L. (2003). Enhancing spatial learning and mobility training of visually impaired people—a technical paper on the Internet‐based tactile and audio‐tactile mapping. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien, 47(4), 480-493.

    Supalo, C. A., Isaacson, M. D., & Lombardi, M. V. (2013). Making hands-on science learning accessible for students who are blind or have low vision. Journal of Chemical Education, 91(2), 195-199.

    Salleh, N. M., & Ali, M. M. (2010). Students with visual impairments and additional disabilities. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 7, 714-719.

    Sahin, M., & Yorek, N. (2009). Teaching Science to Visually Impaired Students: A Small-Scale Qualitative Study. Online Submission, 6(4), 19-26.

    Most can be found via google scholar or researchgate, or I can send copies should like a PDF verson. Perhaps we could an upload area of resources on the IAGD website?

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     Alison Stokes 
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    Here’s a great new resource for supporting the achievements of learners with visual impairmets in HE: https://www.natsip.org.uk/doc-library-login/16-25-years/1424-suppporting-the-achievement-of-learners-with-vision-impairment-in-higher-education

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