CHEDTuesday, March 27, 2007

8:30 AM-12:15 PM McCormick Place North -- Room N227A, Level 2, Oral
Teaching Chemistry to the Visually Impaired
Organizer, Presiding:David Wohlers
8:30 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:35 AMResearch in Disabilities Education Program at the National Science Foundation
David Wohlers, Mark Leddy
8:55 AMIndependent Laboratory Access for the Blind (ILAB)
Cary A. Supalo, Thomas E. Mallouk, David Wohlers, Andrew E. Greenberg, Alan Roth, Dr. Lillian A. Rankel
9:15 AMAssessment of the impact chemistry text and figures have on visually impaired students' learning
Provi M. Mayo, George Bodner
9:35 AMIntermission
9:45 AMTeaching nanoscience to the blind and visually impaired
Andrew E. Greenberg, Mohammed Farhoud, Lisa Goetter
10:05 AMAccess for students with disabilities to chemistry curricula using Digital Talking Books
David Schleppenbach
10:25 AMTeaching chemistry to mainstreamed blind students
Dr. Lillian A. Rankel, Cary Supalo, Dr. David Wohlers
10:45 AMIntermission
10:55 AMSensorial chemistry experiments that rely on senses other than eyesight
Maria T. Oliver-Hoyo, Deborah C. Bromfield-Lee
11:15 AMOrganic chemistry for the visually impaired
Thomas Poon, Ronit Ovadia
11:35 AMTeaching a blind student organic chemistry and biochemistry
Robin L. McCann, Allison H. Predecki
11:55 AMA national clearinghouse for teaching and encouraging blind and low vision students in chemistry and other scientific disciplines: A web portal
Mark Riccobono, Cary A. Supalo, Betsy Zaborowski

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007