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Synonyms for Braille

French educator who lost his sight at the age of three and who invented a system of writing and printing for sightless people (1809-1852)

a point system of writing in which patterns of raised dots represent letters and numerals

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transcribe in braille

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The teachers at the specialized schools for children with VI transliterated the scales into the Braille alphabet and the answers into the Latin alphabet.
We are once again, in Tennessee Williams' memorable image, having our "fingers pressed forcibly down on the fiery Braille alphabet of a dissolving economy.
The editors have even included a Braille alphabet for communicating effectively with the blind and a manual alphabet for working with the hearing impaired.
The original braille alphabet now includes numerals, punctuation marks, and even musical notation.
But determined to prove that blindness was not going to be an obstacle, Laura learned the Braille alphabet in just three days.
They feel the raised bumps of the Braille alphabet.
Kindergartner Mario Villalobos learned how a blind person reads by skimming his fingers over a Braille alphabet card, while 6-year-old Matt Acquarelli learned the challenges of a quadriplegic when he tried to draw with a pencil wedged between his teeth.
had learned braille a young age and, therefore, the braille alphabet was then paired with the corresponding fingerspelled manual alphabet letters.
Maneki talked about the basic structure of Braille and, with the aid of a Braille alphabet card, helped the children to learn the Braille letters.
4, 1809, birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of the Braille alphabet used by blind and visually impaired persons the world over.
In week one, I introduced the participants to the numbers assigned to the six dots of the braille cell, gave them copies of the braille alphabet in large print, and had them manipulate a large braille cell with removable pegs.
They provide rehabilitation services such as speech therapy, Braille alphabet, educational and sport and recreational activities, but they also provide training in cooking, grocery shopping, fire prevention, safety, and networking.
Previous winners of the People's Design Award include Marianne Cusato, designer of the Katrina Cottage, Toms Shoes, the Zon Hearing Aid, the Trek Lime Bicycle, the Braille Alphabet Bracelet and Design Matters, a show about design and culture.