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## Bibliography
- **Teaching Mathematics and Science to Children with Visual Impairment**

### Books

Aherne, Pam & Thornber, Ann

**Mathematics for all: **an interactive approach within level 1

David Fulton, 1990

ISBN: 1853461660

Provides a framework for the route of access to Key Stage 1 Mathematics for all pupils including those with profound or multiple learning difficulties.

Braille Authority of the United Kingdom. Mathematics committee

**Braille mathematics notation**** **

RNIB, 1987

A full guide to the use of the mathematics notation for Braille.

Csocsàn, Emmy; Klingenberg, Oliv; Koskinen, Kajsa-Lena; Sjöstedt, Solveig

**Maths "seen" with other eyes: **a blind child in the classroom: teacher's guide to mathematics

Ekenas Tryckeri Aktiebolag, 2002

ISBN: 9515013003

Concentrates on primary school level maths for children with visual impairments.

Danielson, Ena

**Mathematics in Braille: **a reference book for teachers and students

RVIB, 1991

ISBN: 094939002X

RVIB Burwood Educational Series No 3.

Fletcher, R C

**Teaching of science and mathematics to the blind: **with section on raised diagrams

Richard Jones, 1973

A report to the Viscount Nuffield Auxilliary fund.

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)

**Numeracy for all**

RNIB, 2000

Leaflet outlining the RNIB's strategy for promoting numeracy amongst children who are visually impaired.

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

**Using the Braille mathematics code**** **

RNIB, 2007

ISBN: 9781858786643

Written for teachers this booklet covers the braille needed for maths topics and conventions up to GCSE level.

Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)

**Using the Braille science code**** **

RNIB, 2008

ISBN: 9781858788203

Written for teachers this booklet covers the braille needed for science topics and conventions up to GCSE level.

Scottish Mathematics Group (VI)

**Adaptations for the teaching and examination of mathematics for visually impaired and blind students**** **

Scottish Mathematics Group (VI), 1998

Recommends adaptations to be used, including use of tactile diagrams, solid objects and specialist equipment.

Sharp, Brian

**Meeting SEN in the curriculum: **maths

David Fulton, 2004

ISBN: 1843121581

Series combines SEN expertise with subject knowledge to produce practical and immediate support. Accompanied by a CD-ROM.

Southall, Peter ... [et al]

**Simplified version of Braille Mathematics notation**** **

Dorton House, nd

A simplified version for primary and lower secondary level mathematics. Includes many examples.

Staves, Les

**Mathematics for children with severe and profound learning difficulties**** **

David Fulton, 2001

ISBN: 1853466956

Looks at mathematical learning, examining how children develop knowledge, skills and processes they require to move towards numeracy. Should be useful to any teachers dealing with mathematics and numeracy.

Womack, David

**Developing mathematical and scientific thinking in young children**** **

Cassell, 1988

ISBN: 0304313971

A general look at developing mathematical concepts with children who have a variety of special needs Series: Special needs in ordinary schools

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### Articles

Argyropoulos, Vassilios S

*Tactual shape perception in relation to the understanding of geometrical concepts by blind students*

**British Journal of Visual Impairment **January 2002, Vol 20 (1), p7-16

Explores the perception and cognition of shapes by visually impaired people.

Armstrong, Jenni ... [et al]

*Maths games*

**Visability**Spring 2005, No 43, p15-16

Ideas for adapting games to reinforce mathematics learning.

Arnold, Alison

*In touch with numeracy? Adapting to the National Numeracy Strategy to include children with severe visual impairment*

**Visability **Summer 2000, No 29, p8-11

Specialist teaching and adaptation of curriculum materials for pupils with a visual impairment in a mainstream classroom.

Birtle, Alison

*Maths lessons with Nina*

**Visability **Spring 2005, No 43, p8-10

Teaching maths to a child with Leber's Amaurosis and additional learning difficulties.

Clamp, Sue

*Producing mathematics GCSE examination papers in large print and Braille*

**Visability **Spring 2005, No 43, p11-14

Adapting mathematics examination papers for children who require large print, modified large print and Braille.

Clamp, Sue & Snee, Paul

*Equipped for access*

**Visability **Spring 1995, No 13, p21

Looks at equipment which will help visually impaired children to learn mathematics.

Horner, Vicki

*Success with maths*

**Insight **Sep/Oct 2009, No 23, p39

Using the 'Stern Maths' teaching system with two visually impaired pupils. The system provides a concrete format for developing numeracy concepts.

in 'te Veld, Dorine

*Promoting inclusion in mathematics and science in mainstream education*

**The Educator **Jul 2010, Vol XXIII (1), p34-38

Following national programmes to promote maths and science learning in the Netherlands, teachers of visually impaired children want to make sure their children can take equal part.

Jayapal, Miren

*New beginnings*

**Insight **Jan/Feb 2008, No 13, p20-21

Newly qualified maths teacher learns to cope with a visually impaired pupil in one of his first classes.

McCall, Steve

*Adding skills after leaving school*

**Insight **May/Jun 2010, No 27, p22-24

Looks at adult education opportunities for visually impaired young people who discover they need better numeracy skills for employment.

McDonald, Suzy & Spybey, David

*Mathematics for visually impaired students: Learning, teaching, supporting and managing*

**Visability **Summer 2000, No 29, p5-7

A review of a focus day held to discuss ideas, issues, strategies and projects to help in teaching mathematics to children with visual impairments.

Spybey, David

*Maths resources: thoughts from a secondary school mathematics teacher*

**Visability **Spring 2005, No 43, p17-18

Looks at the equipment available for assisting visually impaired children to learn Maths.

Sweeting, Julie

*Planning the daily mathematics lesson*

**Visability **Spring 2005, No 43, p5-7

Describes the "Three wave approach" of the National Numeracy strategy and how it can help meet the needs of children with visual impairments in the daily maths lesson.

Valera, Mary

*Teaching mathematics: mainstream classteachers' FAQs (most frequently asked questions)*

**The Educator **Jul 2010, Vol XXIII (1), p39-41

Tips in the form of a FAQ from a teacher in Peru.

Wall, Karl

*Learning maths ... learning habilitation skills*

**Insight **May/Jun 2010, No 27, p10-12

Discusses how maths skills are linked with learning independence skills.

Wedderburn, Sarah

*Trouble with numbers*

**Insight **May/Jun 2010, No 27, p14-17

Sarah specialises in helping children with dyscalculia. Specialist teachers comment on applying her techniques with VI children

Wilson, Claire

*Numeracy resources for Moon users*