What lab safety issues need to be considered when working with a student with a visual impairment?

DO-IT Factsheet #79

Although each situation is different and the student is the best source of information regarding useful accommodations, the following are some accommodations that should help to make the laboratory safer for students with visual impairments and all of the students in your class:

For more information on making science laboratories accessible to students with disabilities, you can visit the Regional Disability Liaison Unit [1] at Deakin University and look for "Lab access Manual" to download the PDF document or obtain the information in HTML.

You may also wish to consult the Science Labs area of the AccessSTEM Room.