Volume 85 Issue 30 | Web Exclusive
Issue Date: July 23, 2007

Online Information For The Blind Or Visually Impaired

Department: Education

  • Independent Laboratory Access for the Blind

    A source of information on laboratory tools and techniques being developed for blind students by Pennsylvania State University, Truman State University, and the Indiana School for the Blind & Visually Impaired
  • National Center for Blind Youth in Science

    A clearinghouse of science, technology, engineering, and math resources for blind youth and their parents and teachers
  • National Federation of the Blind

    An organization of blind people working to improve the lives of blind people through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence
  • American Foundation for the Blind

    A nonprofit organization that supports the development of tools and technology for the blind and that promotes independent and healthy living for people with vision loss
  • TAEVIS at Purdue University

    A service that provides academic tools for students who are blind, are visually impaired, or have other vision-related disabilities
  • gh LLC

    An assistive technology company that helps people with visual disabilities access information, whether the source is a textbook, publication, standardized test, or website
  • ACS Committee on Chemists with Disabilities
    A committee of the American Chemical Society that promotes educational and professional opportunities for individuals with disabilities who are interested in pursuing careers in chemistry and in fields requiring knowledge of chemistry


More on this Topic

  • Seeing the Possibilities
  • Blind chemistry students get a taste of independence in the lab
  • Overcoming Disabilities
  • Legally Blind And Deaf, Graduate Student Nears Completion Of His Ph.D.
  • Awareness
  • Teaching The Blind And Visually Impaired Is Not A One-Size-Fits-All Endeavor
  • Research Tools
  • Studying Protein Structure Can Be A Musical Experience
  • » Web Resources
  • Online Information For The Blind Or Visually Impaired
  • Video: Hoping to Make the Cut
  • In April, Hopewell Valley Central High School junior Trevor Saunders became the first blind student to qualify for participation in the International Chemistry Olympiad. Watch Saunders complete the lab portion of the exam.
  • Photo Gallery: A Day With Blind Students Cary Supalo And Trevor Saunders
  • On May 22, C&EN reporter Linda Wang and blind Pennsylvania State University graduate student Cary Supalo (shown) visited Hopewell Valley Central High School, in Pennington, N.J., to document the progress of blind junior Trevor Saunders in using several new assistive tools for the chemistry lab. Here is a selection of the photographs Wang took.

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