Leonard David, Space.com’s Space Insider Columnist, wrote about SSERVI’s new tactile guide that lets the sight impaired learn more about the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse.

The Braille book, called “Getting a Feel for Eclipses,” features graphics that teach users about the interaction and alignment of the sun with the moon and Earth. Along with the guide, associated activities clarify the nature of solar eclipses.

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At their fingertips: Adult participants getting a feel for solar eclipses at a recent Vision Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology Expo. Credit: David Hurd

Posted by: Soderman/SSERVI Staff
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