Astronomers Without Borders wants to encourage everyone to be as inclusive as possible with their events this GAM. To assist with this we have provided a range of resources below to help with running astronomical events suitable for people with disabilities.
Check out our Astronomy For All blog, highlighting a new resource every day of GAM.
For the Blind
- The Sky in Your Hands - Planetarium show for the blind
- The Sky at Your Fingertips - a website about astronomy for the blind with ready to print drawings for Braille printers
- Touch the Invisible Sky - book, plus free Audio Podcasts by NASA Chandra X-ray Center
- A tactile version of the HSTCarina Nebula
- Sunspot Activity by Peggy Walker
- FAQ - Star parties for individuals who are legally Visually Impaired - Frank Busutil
- Modeling the Phases of the Moon by Noreen Grice, You Can Do Astronomy LLC
- A paper on acoustic planetarium for blind persons or with amblyopia disorder by Sebastián Musso
- SEE Project - Space Exploration for the Blind and Visually Impaired
- The Dusty Lunar Surface - by Frank Busutil
- Resource blog for Blind impaired (in Spanish) by Gloria María Isidro
- Videos on astronomy resources for the blind by Sebastián Musso (in Spanish): Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
- Amazing Space - downloadable images from the Hubble Telescope for printing on microcapsule paper.
For People with Motor Disabilities
- Astroadapt - Software for people with motor disability
- Handicapped Access to the Sky by FAR Laboratories - Wheelchair Adaptations for Telescopes and Binoculars
For People with Hearing Disabilities
- The Incredible Two-Inch Universe - Video Podcasts with American Sign Language by NASA Chandra X-ray Center
For People with Cognitive Disabilities
- Everyone's Universe by Noreen Grice (book)
- Space Science Is for Everyone: Creating and Using Accessible Resources in Educational Settings by NASA