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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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Siddiqui said that more than 60 Braille books including copies of Holy Quran have been placed in the corner while the number of books would be increased gradually.
For nearly 200 years, braille code has enabled people with vision impairments around the world to get an education and this Braille Book Corner is an effort to make a variety of books accessible to the visually impaired students," he commented.
Other patrons suggest that blind and low vision patrons would like to be able to browse the stacks and make their own choices among talking or Braille books.
Congregations should be encouraged to obtain a braille Book of Praise in that same spirit of inclusion and Christian hospitality.
The advantages of offering braille material on the Internet are obvious: a user needing immediate access to specific information contained in an online braille book can obtain it in a matter of minutes, without waiting for the mail or dealing with bulky volumes.
I was particularly concerned when the National Library for the Blind (the biggest supplier of Braille books in Europe) began to produce a new range of digital audio CDs, which can only be listened to on a computer.
Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy puts images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope at the fingertips of visually impaired readers.
Touch the Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy makes Hubble's universe more tangible to the visually impaired.
Braille readers may now access, Web-Braille digital Braille book files with a computer and a refreshable Braille display (an electronic device that raises or lowers an array of pins to create a line of Braille characters) or a Braille embosser.
The first-ever Braille Book corner named as 'Gosha-i-Noor' was inaugurated at National Library of Pakistan (NLP) on Thursday during a ceremony, marking the birthday celebrations week of Louis Braille-the inventor of Braille system for visually impaired persons.
ISLAMABAD -- The first-ever Braille Book Corner named as 'Gosha-i-Noor' will be inaugurated at National Library of Pakistan (NLP) on Jan 11 (Thursday).
Sibal stated that the Task Force should also look at incorporating the suggestion from a round table member that the publishers make available electronic manuscripts of books to Braille book publishers so that the effort of retyping a book could be avoided.
Ahead executive director Ann Heelan said: "Children must wait an unacceptable length of time before receiving a Braille book and often they do not get the entire book, but a chapter at a time.
The book, which is entitled Touch the Earth, is reportedly the first Braille book combining MODIS Sensor imagery and science content from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) along with the TUI technology of Somatic Digital.
LANGUAGE FIRST Braille reader Stephen Green with AM Jenny Randerson and RNIB Cymru director Joyce Ratterton at the launch of the first ever Welsh language; braille book.