Modern texts and the "graphic" encroachment
I hold that our main barrier is that of getting interpretation of material. (This does not sit well with thodse who wish for uner--oopse--universal solutions).
We will not learn algebra by having tactile versions of dancing clowns on opposite sides of the "equals" sign. As blind people, we will proffit best from having those teachers who understand the material show us PRINCIPLES of what is being illustrated.
I still think my Boy Scout idea is a good one: iswsue a merrit badge for "interpreting" (everything from drawing a map of a hotel, to being a good sighted guide). There are more Boy Scouts than there weill ever be spur-wheel embossers.
Lacking opinoions, as usual,
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