Effective Practices for Description of Science Content within Digital Talking Books - Resources
Resources for Describing STEM Images
- American Printing House for the Blind's Accessible Tests Departmentoffers guidelines and other publications.
- NCAM's Design Guidelines for Electronic Publications, Multimedia and the Web.
- The National Center for Blind Youth in Science has a portal for STEM resources.
- TEST ACCESS: Guidelines for Computer Administered Testing.
For digital textbooks that include video clips, the Description Key for Educational Media offers guidelines for describing video.
- Charts and Graphs
- MathType by Design Science converts math written in Word into MathML.
- MathPlayer by Design Science reads MathML in spoken English.
- MathSpeak Initiative by gh reads MathML in spoken Nemeth code.
- Accessiblemath.org provides accessible math resources and links.
- InftyReader is an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) application that recognizes and translates math images (BMP, GIF, PDF, PNG and TIFF) into LaTeX, MathML and Word 2007 XML files automatically.
- ChattyInfty is a math editor with voice output.
- The Nemeth Braille Code For Mathematics and Science
- Handbook of Spoken Mathematics: Larry's Speakeasy
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- Tactile Graphics
DTB Standards and NIMAS Resources
- DTB Standards
- NIMAS Resources