The vital role played by pictures and diagrams in modern
communication is stated with the need for adequate
substitutes so that visually impaired people can take full
advantage of educational and career opportunities.
The multiplicity of purposes to which pictures and diagrams
can be put and the diversity of styles which result are
discussed. Available methods for producing tactile versions
of these (some devised and improved by the author) are
described and provisionally evaluated. [Continues.]
A doctoral thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University. This thesis is in two volumes. Volume two consists of copies of separate publications. It is closed access for reasons relating to the law of copyright. For more information please contact the author.
Economic and Social Research Council. Royal National Institute for the
Blind. Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. Leverhulme Trust.