I had always done my work in braille or in my head.
The facts about the braille examinations are as follows:
I use playing cards marked in the upper right-hand corner with braille symbols which indicate the value of the card.
I explained that Uncle Frank was old, and couldn't learn braille easily.
However, the braille worked well enough in the languages; but when it came to Geometry and Algebra, it was different.
Her good friend, Mr. William Wade, had a complete braille copy made for her from the magazine proofs.
The braille worked well enough in the languages, but when it came to geometry and algebra, difficulties arose.
You could not read Braille; for it is written in dots, not at all like ordinary letters.
The most convenient print for the blind is braille, which has several variations, too many, indeed--English, American, New York Point.
When she saw the braille slate and paper, she said, "I will write many letters, and I will thank Santa Claus very much."
I will write Uncle Frank braille letter.
For a while, indeed, I had to copy my Latin in braille, so that I could recite with the other girls.
I do not write on a Braille tablet, as you suppose, but on a grooved board like the piece which I enclose.
Words and images came tripping to my finger ends, and as I thought out sentence after sentence, I wrote them on my braille slate.
As she had now learned to express her ideas on paper, I next taught her the braille system.
Most educated blind people know several, but it would save trouble if, as Miss Keller suggests, English braille were universally adopted.
Why, you yourself seem to think that I taught you American braille, when you do not know a single letter in the system!
In rewriting the story, Miss Keller made corrections on separate pages on her braille machine.
I gave her my braille slate to play with, thinking that the mechanical pricking of holes in the paper would amuse her and rest her mind.
Two days before the examinations, Mr. Vining sent me a braille copy of one of the old Harvard papers in algebra.
Braille is especially useful in making single manuscript copies of books.
She sat running her finger over the braille manuscript, stopping now and then to refer to the braille notes on which she had indicated her corrections, all the time reading aloud to verify the manuscript.
Miss Keller has a braille writer on which she keeps notes and writes letters to her blind friends.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
TO MR. WILLIAM WADE Cambridge, February 2, 1901. ...By the way, have you any specimens of English braille especially printed for those who have lost their sight late in life or have fingers hardened by long toil, so that their touch is less sensitive than that of other blind people?
Braille copies of Order of Services.
Sighted people can learn the Braille alphabet from its pages.
There are also tactile signs for patrons reading Braille.
In fact, she has one class friend who has started to learn Braille.
The NEC Braille tutors are responsible for teaching braille on two of these courses.
New Welsh Braille code A new braille code has been developed to allow Welsh speakers to read and write braille in their native tongue.
Please note that the gun produces grade one Braille only.
But not all blind people know Braille, so audio-taped descriptions are also very useful to support tactile diagrams, maps and pictures.
For more information about welsh Braille, please contact RNIB Cymru.
Production of 10 copies in Welsh, which is different from English Braille.
This one-day course aims to explore literary Braille, ie, the way to read and write the English language.
Together with a color printer there is also a braille embosser for users who require output in Braille embosser for users who require output in braille.
Braille typewriter or laptop computer to take notes.
Braille transcription services.
Braille alphabet from its pages.
Braille contractions which could then be programmed into a translation package.
The teachers asked me to research the chances of lost eyesight before they would commit to teaching Braille.
It would be a mistake to expect this publication to serve as a ' how to ' guide for teaching and reading Braille.
There is a speech only, 20 cell Braille display or 40 cell braille display version.
They feed back information by speech and/or Braille output.
For example, Braille, audio cassette, large print or computer disk.
condense what is being said into notes for the deaf person to read on screen or in Braille.
exam papers can be provided in enlarged print or Braille.
flights of stairs lead to the upper floors, otherwise they are reached via a lift, which has Braille controls.
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As with braille displays, it is unlikely that students will have their own facilities for producing tactile graphics.
Physical centers for Braille reading The Inlaks library seems to be the model library for the visually handicapped in Nigeria.
We were also able to show visitors to the stand children's books with braille on clear plastic sheets interleaved between the print pages.
A basic knowledge of Braille maths would be an advantage.
Braille readers vary in ability even more than their sighted peers.
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OBR OBR (Optical Braille Recognition) enables you to ' read ' single and double-sided braille documents using a standard A4 scanner.
transcribed into Braille or on cassette.
A growing number of prisons have set up Braille transcription services.
use a braille typewriter or laptop computer to take notes.
accurate typists are needed to help transcribe books into Braille for blind students.
So the careful placement of columns of figures in the normal print version can be rendered unintelligible in Braille.
The college authorities did not allow Miss Sullivan to read the examination papers to me; so Mr. Eugene C. Vining, one of the instructors at the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was employed to copy the papers for me in American braille.
Mr. Vining was a stranger to me, and could not communicate with me, except by writing braille.
This reminds me that Dr. Hale used to give a personal touch to his letters to me by pricking his signature in braille.
They would not allow Teacher to read any of the papers to me; so the papers were copied for me in braille.
The college authorities would not permit Miss Sullivan to read the examination papers to me; so Mr. Eugene C. Vining, one of the instructors at the Perkins Institution for the Blind, was employed to copy the papers for me in braille.
Mr. Vining was a perfect stranger to me, and could not communicate with me except by writing in braille.
Miss Keller reads by means of embossed print or the various kinds of braille.
I said, "But Uncle Frank cannot read braille."
Transcription of materials, into, for example, Braille, large print, tape or tactile diagram.
The pack also provides the reader with information on where to get knitting patterns transcribed into braille or on cassette.
Accurate typists are needed to help transcribe books into Braille for blind students.
Because these are great cards for the visually impaired, stores that carry Braille merchandise may also have a variety of electronic cards available.
Pardon me, I thought your nametag was in Braille.
Many visually impaired people prefer a Braille watch to one that talks.
A Braille watch is a great alternative for those who prefer to keep things a little quieter - with a Braille watch, telling time in a movie, at a meeting or while your partner is asleep next to you is easy and completely silent.
Some makers of Braille watches include Carerra and even Omega and Quartz.
Many people prefer these over the wristwatch option because the larger face makes reading Braille easier if the watch combines Braille and talking.
Having the option between Braille and talking gives the user an option for any situation they may find themselves in.
One of the most recent innovations in talking and Braille watches is the solar powered watch invented by Jeonjun Cho, a Korean watchmaker.
The best possible option for the visually impaired is a watch that offers both talking and Braille.
Braille watches are available in a wide range of styles.
These watches have long been available with examples of antique Braille pocket watches found in collections dating back to the start of the twentieth century.
New technologies include talking and vibrating watches, and these features can often also be found in braille watches.
Braille is one of the oldest forms of reading systems designed for people with low or no vision.
Invented by a Frenchman called Louis Braille in 1821, it is widely used today.
The alphabet is represented in Braille by a series of dots; each set of six dots is a letter.
Even people who are not familiar with Braille will be aware of the raised patterned surfaces on elevator panels or the rows of coded bumps on medicine or cleaning bottles.
Braille is used and known world wide making it truly international.
Braille watches typically have a number of raised indicators around the face.
This is an important feature that stops the Braille indicators or the watch hands getting caught on clothing or other items.
Braille generally signifies the hours using a single dot, the quarter hours by two or more dots and 12 o'clock with three dots.
Braille watches also often have easy to operate clasps that are easy to operate by feel.
Braille watches are made by a variety of manufacturers including Seiko, Reizen and Silvana.
Braille watches can also be found as pocket watches and these make a useful alternative to standard wrist watches.
It is useful to be able to feel and touch a Braille watch before buying to make sure that it is suitable, and often specialty stores will have trained staff on hand who can give relevant advice.
There are some useful tips to keep in mind when buying a Braille type watch as a gift.
Some watches have a talking function, which is a useful backup to the Braille on the face.
Those with impaired vision have Braille watches available and now those with impaired hearing have another watch option that protects them from danger.
Most watches can be fitted with alternative or replacement watch bands, including children's watches, cuff watches and braille watches.
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