Resources for Practitioners

The resources for practitioners focus on the teaching aspect with an emphasis on introducing the resources that can support instruction, including general resources, blind and low-vision, and (BLV with) other disabilities.

General Resources

Blind and Low-Vision

  1. Independence Science is a company founded by Dr. Cary Supalo, a blind chemist. The company has invented a variety of technologies to facilitate independent science learning of the BLV, particularly in the chemistry laboratory.

  2. Science - Instruction and Resources and Math Resources by the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

  1. ISLAND (Inclusion in Science Learning a New Direction): An annual conference on disability and STEM held by the Independence Science.

  2. The Biennial Math and Science Institute for Instruction held by the Principals of Schools for the Blind (POSB): The 6th Biennial POSB Math & Science Institute for Instruction was hosted virtually by the Maryland School for the Blind in 2021.

  3. The Japanese Association of Science Education for the Blind (JASEB) holds an annual conference on science education for the blind.

  • Please refer to the Apps & Technologies page to learn more about applications and technologies that can be used to teach STEM to the BLV.

(BLV with) Other Disabilities