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Table 7 Steps for improving the classroom for CVD children

From: Subjects with colour vision deficiency in the community: what do primary care physicians need to know?

No. Steps for improving the classroom for CVD children
1 Label felt tips, paints, pencils etc.
2 Colour-code boxes of toys, art materials and books
3 Check computer-based teaching aids, web pages, computer settings
4 Use strong contrast on white or chalkboards.
5 Use patterns and labels rather than colours for maps, pie charts, diagrams
6 In sports and games, ensure that children can see who is on his or her `team'
7 Group and label beads, bricks and colouring material according to colour
8 Organise `buddies' for science experiments, art projects etc.
  1. Data from Albany-Ward K [16].