Braille for the Sighted

Author: S. Harold Collins
ISBN: 0931993954
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Education

Introduction to Braille for those who are sighted: Activity book to learn alphabet & numbers (raised dots on the cover).

Beginning with Braille

Author: Anna M Swenson
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 0891283234
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Education

Beginning with braille provides a wealth of effective activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. The text includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering quality braille instruction and teacher-friendly suggestions for many areas such as reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills. This book also includes tips on designing worksheets, introducing braille contractions, teaching the use of the braillewriter, and facilitating the writing process in braille. Chapters also address guidelines for individualizing instruction, the literacy needs of students with additional disabilities, and assessment of student progress in developing literacy skills.

Learn Braille

Author: R. J. Clarke
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539368130
Release Date: 2016-10-06

Learn braille by sight. Dots are printed, not embossed so that a sighted person can easily learn braille to assist a visually impaired person. The type of braille in this book is called UEB (Unified English Braille) which is the international standard for English speaking countries. In this book, you will learn Grade 1 and Grade 2 braille, which is now known as uncontracted and contracted braille.

Dottie and Dots See Animal Spots

Author: Kristie Lyn Smith
ISBN: 0595471307
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Learn the basics of Braille by following Dottie and Dots as they have an adventure in the zoo.

Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy

Author: Frances Mary D'Andrea
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 0891289364
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Education

This award-winning handbook gives teachers specific strategies and methodologies for teaching braille. It offers in-depth information on techniques for working with children at all levels of learning, with congenital or adventitious visual impairments, those with additional disabilities, and students who are just learning English. It also contains information on assessment and technology, as well as convenient assessment forms. Instructional Strategies offers a wealth of information and practical tips for new practitioners and seasoned professionals alike

Braille Literacy Curriculum

Author: Diane P. Wormsley
Publisher: Towers PressOverbrook School for the
ISBN: 1930526008
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Blind children

Louis Braille

Author: C. Michael Mellor
Publisher: National Braille Press
ISBN: 9780939173709
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius is the first ever, full-color biography to include thirty-one of his extant letters, some written by his own hand, and translated into English for the first time.Three great men were born in the early weeks of January 1809: Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, and Louis Braille. Only one has remained virtually unknown ? the man who invented a means of reading and writing still used today in almost every country in the world, adapted to almost every known language from Albanian to Zulu.Born sighted, Louis Braille accidentally blinded himself at the age of 3. He was lucky enough to be sent to a school for blind children in Paris, one of the first in the world. There, at the age of sixteen, he worked tirelessly on a revolutionary system of finger reading that became braille. He was a talented musician, astute businessman, and genius inventor ? collaborating with another Frenchman to invent the first dot-matrix printer around 1840.

DK Braille Lego Duplo Farm

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Publisher: DK Children
ISBN: 1465468552
Release Date: 2018-03-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explore the fun on the farm with LEGO� DUPLO� in this first custom braille LEGO� book for readers with visual impairment. A high-quality LEGO DUPLO book with braille and tactile images for blind and partially sighted parents and children to share with their sighted family members. Produced in consultation with braille experts, this LEGO DUPLO board book explores LEGO DUPLO farm animals such as pigs and cows, and vehicles, such as tractors. It combines high-contrast colors with embossed images of the models for children to feel. Large-size text is printed alongside the braille, enabling sighted children to share the bonding experience of reading with their visually impaired parents, or for sighted parents to share with their visually impaired children.

Braille Literacy

Author: Diane P. Wormsley
Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind
ISBN: 0891288767
Release Date: 2004-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Teachers whose students are challenged by learning braille will welcome this innovative, step-by-step guide. Whether students' learning problems stem from additional physical or cognitive disabilities, the inability to speak English well, or difficulty in making the transition from print to braille, this resource will help you help them. Equally effective for teaching braille reading and writing to children or adults, Braille Literacy uses a functional approach based on concepts and vocabulary that have meaning and utility to the student. Key areas discussed include creating braille-rich environments, selecting and teaching key words, teaching tactile perception skills, encouraging writing skills, creating stories, and keeping records. Other sections focus on ways to reach special groups, such as learners with mild to moderate cognitive impairments, severe to profound cognitive impairments, or multiple physical and cognitive impairments. Sample forms help you put the program into action.

The Black Book of Colors

Author: Menena Cottin
ISBN: OCLC:489011669
Release Date: 2008

This title invites readers to imagine living without sight through remarkable illustrations done with raised lines and descriptions of colors based on imagery. Braille letters accompany the illustrations and a full Braille alphabet offers sighted readers help reading along with their fingers.

Louis Braille The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind

Author: Margaret Davidson
Publisher: Perfection Learning
ISBN: 0812498224
Release Date: 1991-06-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Blinded at the age of 3, Louis Braille developed a superb memory that enabled him to do well in school. But that wasn't enough--Louis wanted to read. Finding the alphabet impractical, he invented the raised dot alphabet, Braille, now used throughout the world.

The World Under My Fingers

Author: Barbara Pierce
Publisher: National Federation of Blind
ISBN: 188521801X
Release Date: 1995-03
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Braille Book

Author: The Village Carpenter
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1450508537
Release Date: 2010-01-03

OUR PURPOSE... Is to give sight to the blind... To restore sight to the blind... To open the blinded eyes... That God may be glorified. We as publishers were with one of our authors discussing another book. A woman was coming in that was obviously blind... I went to help her in the door. She... Learning that we were book publishers... Asked if we had books in Braille? We told her no... Not yet but that if we could agree together in prayer... God will provide for that need! We set out to find a Braille Embosser to do the job. In so doing... We found so much more... As promised by Father God!