Tactile Adaptation Kits and Consultation Services
for Science Instruction to the Blind
MDW Educational Services offers teacher training/workshops for parents and staff working with visually impaired students. Some recent topics include: Getting in on Science (and other subjects) From Elementary School Through High School, and Science Experiments and Making Science Models. We also offer hands-on science workshops and fun science oriented activities for children with visual impairments.
Our areas of expertise include transforming visual concepts into tactile representations using inexpensive craft materials, low tech laboratory modifications, and using the high tech probes and sensors available through Independence Science.
MDW Educational Services, LLC offers consultative services by an experienced Teacher of the Blind as well as an experienced Science Teacher. We are available for phone and/or email consultation regarding modifications needed to fully include blind and visually impaired students in science classrooms, including hands-on laboratory activities.