Tactile Graphics TV is On the Air!

TGTV is a series of online videos from APH devoted to tactile graphic design. Each episode in the ongoing series will address one or two aspects of the design process involved in adapting a print graphic (for example, from a textbook) into a readable tactile image.

TGTV focuses on the tactile graphic thought process and shows methods to interpret the print image in a way that is meaningful for tactile readers. The emphasis is on thinking about tactile adaptation rather than on “dos and don’ts.”

If you are involved in providing accessible images to tactile readers, either as a teacher, transcriber, aide, resource professional, TVI, or family member, check out episodes of TGTV below.

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Episode 5: Obligation

We couldn’t visit the bustling land of Peru, alas, but we do visit a bustling graphic of Peru. This brief episode reiterates the importance of knowing the intent of the text and the image, so that students (and you) don’t get mired in too much information.

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Episode 4: Understanding Intent

In this episode, we’ll simplify, rearrange, and make a devastating pun you’ll never see coming!

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Episode 3: Teachers on the Hot Seat: LIVE at APH Annual Meeting

Here you’ll hear the value of group effort and discussion as various professionals tackle tactile graphic design on the fly.

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Episode 2: “Cheating” in Tactile Graphics

Cheating is wrong, right? Of course, except in tactile graphics, where a little cheating may make a big improvement for the reader!

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Episode 1: Introduction

The debut episode of APH’s hot reality show centered on tactile graphic design gives an overview of the series.

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