TITLE

HAS ANYONE SEEN MY SPECS?

AUTHOR(S)
Spurring, Stuart
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Interpretation Journal;Summer2007, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips in the use of prints in communicating to people with visual impairment. It suggests the use of simple font and large print so that the text can be accessible and unwieldy in a long document. Clear illustrations, cartoons, photographs and symbols that support the subject matter are alternative formats to texts. English principles, well-spaced text and non-use of images as text replacement should be observed.
ACCESSION #
25782937

 

Related Articles

  • A comunicação cartográfica nos mapas táteis. Nogueira, Ruth Emilia // Revista Cartográfica;2009, Issue 85/86, p99 

    No abstract available.

  • Transit vehicle signage for persons who are blind or visually impaired. Joffee, E. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Sep/Oct95 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p461 

    Discusses a project which aims to identify factors which are associated with the readability of conventional print and electronic signs used on transit vehicles by persons with visual impairment. Recommended characteristics of conventional print and changeable message signs; Factors which...

  • Braille.  // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Jun2005, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p371 

    This article reports that the Australian Braille Authority has adopted the Unified English Braille Code (UEBC) in May 2005. The decision was passed by a 26-to-1 vote of the Australian Braille Authority members at its general meeting in Sydney, Australia. As a result of the landslide vote, the...

  • News.  // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 88 Issue 1, JVIB News Service p20 

    Reports on various technological innovations and products for the blind and visually handicapped. Audiodescription in theaters; Nutritional books in Braille; Access to safe subway platforms; Guide on job skills; Fact sheet on aging; Toys for visually impaired children; Personal alarm device.

  • The Effectiveness of External Bus Speaker Systems for Persons Who Are Visually Impaired. Wiener, William R.; Ponchillia, Paul; Joffee, Elga; Rutberg-Kuskin, Judith; Brown, John // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Jul2000, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p421 

    Abstract: The Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines provide a regulatory framework for internal stop announcements on fixed-route buses, but do not provide standards on external-speaker announcements to identify incoming buses. This study examined the effectiveness of...

  • PUTTING A NEW SPIN ON 4.  // Creative Review;Jan2005, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p15 

    The article reports that the new brand identity for Channel 4 puts a twenty-first century spin on designer Martin Lambie-Naim's acclaimed, original, computer animated logo. Travelling along a deserted road, past burning wheatfields, one can see the logo gradually formed through an augment of hay...

  • Beyond words. Kennard, Mike // Learning Disability Today;Jul2008, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p28 

    The article presents information on a toolbox of different methods required by the Total Communication approach to meet the needs of staff and carers for people with learning disabilities. It recommends using representative objects which should look like the real thing in terms of shape and...

  • Signage & systems.  // Contract;Dec2003, Vol. 45 Issue 12, p104 

    Presents photographs of various signage & systems for visual communication.

  • Implications of Computer-Mediated Communication for People Who Are Visually Impaired in Dealing with Complex Visualization Tasks. Beumer, Jenny Joyce; de Haan, Ab; van der Ven, Josine // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Jul2000, Vol. 94 Issue 7, p453 

    Deals with a study which distinguished the communication strategies of visually impaired persons while performing complex visualization tasks. Hypotheses; Experimental design; Results; Implications for computer mediated communication.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics