[nobe-l] [Trainer-Talk] Suggestions for STEM resources

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Thu Dec 14 03:01:21 UTC 2017

I don't necessarily have any specific suggestions -- just a couple 
more general, Robert Jacquiss has given you some good ideas. There is 
a guy Cary Supolo who is blind and done work in the chemistry area, 
can't remember the name of his company.

We also host several other lists, that may help, all our lists are at 

there is blindmath, nfb-science, and our student list nabs-l. NFBCS 
is for computer science.

Finally, not one of ours, but the Athen list has lots of college and 
university disabilities folks on it.


At 01:55 PM 12/12/2017, Frederick R. Prete, Ph.D. via Trainer-Talk wrote:
>I am a Biology Prof at Northeastern Illinois University. I began my 
>teaching career working with young, special needs children many of 
>whom had vision loss, my father was blind, and I have vision loss 
>due to glaucoma. So, I have some sense of the challenges that vision 
>loss has in education.
>That said, I have been working with our Student Disability Services 
>at NEIU to develop curricula that would increase access to our 
>science and math courses for students with visual impairments. I 
>would very much appreciate any advise, suggestions, or thoughts that 
>you all could share with me to help us begin this project.
>For instance, are there specific technologies or software programs 
>that you find particularly helpful, is it effective for a course to 
>have a YouTube channel with all of the lectures recorded, are there 
>particular laboratory techniques or equipment that you have found 
>particularly effective (or not)?
>Any and all suggestions, opinions, or comments would be helpful as 
>we explore ways to increase accessibility here at NEIU.
>Thanks in advance,
>Frederick R. Prete, PhD
>Associate Editor, International Journal of Comparative Psychology
>Department of Biology
>Northeastern Illinois University
>5500 North St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60625
>office: 773.442.5724
>fax: 773.442.5730
>cell: 847.209.3515

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