Vision impairment

Science practicals are often not very accessible for students with vision impairment. This is particularly true for chemistry, which relies on so many visual observations. But there are ways to make experiments more accessible. We’ve divided these into three areas:

General Tips


Tactile models

If you are interested to learn more about how you could make your establishment more accessible for people with a vision impairment it’s worth considering a training course. In the UK, the RNIB offer various training courses. You can also download apps that help you to understand how different conditions affect eyesight, e.g. ViaOpta Simulator.


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