This refers to our sense of touch. The sense of touch is a child's first way to learn about the external world. It is a critical sense to developing relationships with primary care givers and to giving comfort. The sense of touch plays a very important role in the child's development of body awareness and is critical in the development of praxis (motor planning).
(adj.) Of or pertaining to a knob, lever or other device to open a door, which conveys a special sense of touch; typically used as a warning to the visually impaired of danger on the other side of the door. Source: Lock Industry Standards and Training (LIST) Council
information and interpretations derived from the sense of touch. This involves the skin's contact with an object as well as sensations that approach the skin, such as pressure, wind, and temperature. The skin is the primary tactile organ and it has many different kinds of receptors for receiving sensations or touch, pressure, texture, temperature, pain, and movement of the skin hairs. The tactile system is the largest sensory system and it plays a vital role in human behavior.
As in a tactile sign. A sign, or area within a sign, that conveys its message through raised or engraved art, making it accessible to the visually impaired. Raised art is most commonly in the form of Braille and/or raised text and pictograms. VIEW SAMPLE TACTILE SIGNS.