Resources

Resources for writing image descriptions

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Best Practices Resources

BRAILLE AUTHORITY OF NORTH AMERICA’S GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS FOR TACTILE GRAPHICS 

PDF version

Different types of lines, styles, graph, and map standards from BANA converted from point to mm.


BRAILLE AUTHORITY OF NORTH AMERICA’S GUIDELINES AND STANDARDS FOR TACTILE GRAPHICS, FEBRUARY 2012 

Web Version

Different types of lines, styles, graph, and map standards from BANA converted from point to mm


CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES AT THE FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT’S CREATING TACTILE GRAPHICS

A good set of guidelines and best practices regarding creating tactile graphics from the High Tech Center Training Unit of the California Community Colleges


TACTILE BOOK ADVANCEMENT GROUPS 

Best practice guidelines for the design, production and presentation of vacuum formed tactile maps


SMARTER BALANCED’S TACTILE ACCESSIBILITY GUIDELINES

A 16 page guideline on how to make different types of tactile graphics accessible. Mainly math and graphs.


SMITHSONIAN’S GUIDELINES FOR ACCESSIBLE EXHIBITION DESIGN