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ERIC Number: EJ851893
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jul
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
The Development of a Universal Tangible Symbol System
Trief, Ellen; Bruce, Susan M.; Cascella, Paul W.; Ivy, Sarah
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v103 n7 p425-430 Jul 2009
Tangible symbols are objects or partial objects with qualities, such as shape, texture, and consistency, that can be used to represent a person, place, object, activity, or concept. They can be handled and share a perceptual relationship with what they represent, known as the referent. This article presents a study on the development of a universal tangible symbol system. The purpose of this study was to identify a set of standardized tangible symbols from which educational teams could select the most appropriate symbols for the children they serve. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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