Tag: tactile diagram

17 May 2024

A2i’s new staff member – introducing Dave Horwood!

Dave joined A2i in the Autumn last year, having moved back to Bristol from Brighton. Dave’s knowledge and skills have been invaluable as we continue to improve our products, and he is a much-valued member of the A2i team.   We asked Dave some questions about his role, as well as what he likes to …

Dave standing outside the Red Lion pub in Salisbury, at the end of one of his charity walks. Dave is wearing shorts, a t-shirt and a big rucksack! The pub is 800 years old, with pretty hanging baskets and a statue of a red lion, next to Dave.

6 October 2022

The benefits of Braille Maths in educational settings

A Maths degree? That sounds difficult! Calculus, geometry, matrices, statistics – these sound quite daunting to a lot of people. Now imagine trying to do a Maths, Science or Engineering degree with little or no sight…. Visually impaired students may face some challenges when they first go to college or university – finding their way …

A student writing complex maths on a blackboard

2 April 2020

How A2i can help you during coronavirus

Are you offices closed? Are you worried about receiving documents from A2i and then sending them on to your customers? There’s no need to worry – A2i can help you… We are still Open! We know that many people are working from home now, as advised by the government. Some of your offices may already …

Accessible documents - Braille, audio, tactile, large print

13 June 2019

Braille maths and tactile diagrams – making maths accessible

“We are delighted with the work carried out by A2i on behalf of our student. It’s highly specialised work, requiring knowledge of both alternative formats and mathematics to a high level. We work with them to provide a timetable for materials to be produced across the year, and they tailor the documents to meet the …

Printed Maths equations

30 May 2019

Helping Liverpool Hope University make Maths accessible

Helping Liverpool Hope University make Maths accessible Customer: Liverpool Hope University A2i services: E-text versions of degree level Maths with tactile diagrams Summary: A2i provides Braille, tactile and E-text versions of course materials so a visually impaired student studying BA Mathematics has equal access to a university education. Let us help you A2i has been …

An image of tactile diagram of Rubik's cube for university Maths course

30 May 2019

The Postal Museum, London

The Postal Museum, London – transforming their visitor experience Customer: The Postal Museum, London Services provided by A2i: Braille, large print, tactile maps, large print maps   Hannah Smith, Community Learning Officer, at The Postal Museum, comments: “A2i gave us useful advice and were helpful in producing large print and braille guides specifically tailored to …

image of a tactile map
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