[accessibleimage] Re: Maps PC

Hi,
Just wanted to make a correction. I didn't mean that they
view the tactile with a CCTV, but have it available if
wished to use? Wouldn't that help to reinforce the
information? Hmm, this I think is a question for a Cognitive
Psycholgist.
Lisa

Barry Kleider wrote:
> 
> Hi Barry,
> That was a very good idea about having a embossed map together with the
> screen image. Do you do that with you photos?  Think that must be very
> helpful with persons that become braille users that they get used to
> tactile images while viewing them on a CCTV. Also reinforces the image
> through another sense, for a CCTV user.  Sounds like a very good idea.
> What about putting your suggestion to the group to hear if anyone does
> this?
> 
> All the best,
> Lisa
> 
> Barry Kleider <bkleider@xxxxxxxxxx> skriver:
> 
> >>Have you considered giving your students a print-out (maybe tiger) to go
> >>along with the map they are seeing on-screen?
> >
> >
> 
> Lisa Yayla
> Huseby Kompetansesenter
> Oslo Norway
> lisa.yayla@xxxxxxxxxx
> 
> Hi Barry,
> The maps are to be used by visually impaired students. They are scalable
> vector graphics so that the viewer can enlarge, reduce, move them around
> the screen and search after text in the map. So far also one can click on
> one country and come to another map. Right now working on color contrast
> for color blindness.
> What would you say that the children in your courses find difficult with
> images? What do they find useful?
> Do you ever use a PC for displaying photos for those with low-vision?
> Regards,
> Lisa
> 
> Barry Kleider <bkleider@xxxxxxxxxx> skriver:
> 
> >>Lisa,
> >>
> >>I'm interested in your project.
> >>
> >>I have some experience with Photoshop (ver. 7) and some experience with
> >>tactile graphics. (I'm the guy who is doing the photography workshops
> >>with the blind and low-vision kids.)
> >>
> >>Can you describe your project a bit more?
> >>
> >>Barry Kleider
> >>Minneapolis, MN. USA
> >
> >
> 
> Lisa Yayla
> Huseby Kompetansesenter
> Oslo Norway
> lisa.yayla@xxxxxxxxxx

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