You may find that the RNC at Hereford can assist with this problem with the
talking tactile system for graphics delivery by sound and touch.
The EU project AHVIIT is dealing with Sport Massage [with VISIO, Netherlands
... one of the partners in this project], as just one subject area in
development. Your current Sports module could be a natural follow from this.
Have a look at www.rncb.ac.uk/t3 project site is www.ahviit.org
Elaine Edwards is the T3 lead trainer / demonstrator at RNC [log in to unmask]
From: Discussion list for disabled students and their support staff.
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Steve Joyce
Sent: 13 February 2007 13:18
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Subject: Tactile diagrams in lectures and DSA?
Here at Worcester we have a blind student who is taking a sports module
which involves presentations in powerpoint including graphs and chemical
Tutors are converting the powerpoint document into word so the student's
screen reader can access it and they will give some descriptions of the
diagrams and reactions.
But the student also needs the diagrams in a tactile format in addition to
the textual description to get an adequate understanding of the
I don't think tutors can be expected to produce hotspotted tactile diagrams
with Braille labelling. Although DSA does not cover the cost of making
course materials accessible would transcribing these tactile elements be an
exemption which should be DSA funded?