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I had two visually impaired students my very first year of teaching. =
They were in the 5th grade and each had some vision, one peripherally =
and the other tunnel, so they could barely see lines on paper when =
drawing. Other lessons that were very successful were weaving, =
papermaking (one of the girls was outraged because her "helper" did =
everything for her, on the 2nd go round she did every step by herself), =
drawing on paper with glue lines and filling in after it was dried with =
pastel, etc; counter repousee with aluminum sheets from the newspaper; =
printmaking done with cut cardboard or innertube shapes. THEY taught me =
a lot that year.
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