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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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The corner has a number of computers with latest software for blind persons, a variety of Braille books and other reading materials for the visually impaired persons, he said.
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.Siddiqui said that the availability of braille books at NLP will facilitate blind persons through catering their educational needs.
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. Some of the patrons Eldridge interviewed also felt that society does not take blind people seriously, and that most people with sight feel uncomfortable around the blind.
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.
Over the years they have had their knitting needles out making jumpers for the Church of England Children's Society, they made a Braille book for local blind children and got out the glue brushes and material to create a collage of the nursery rhyme, The Owl and the Pussy Cat for Clifford House, in St Paul's Road, Coventry.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- National Library of Pakistan (NLP) has planned to upgrade its 'Braille Book Corner' into a state-of-the-art National Disability Resource Centre to provide quality reading facilities to the visually impaired persons as well as persons with other disabilities.
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.
It was in the year 1829 that the first ever Braille book was published after the name of its inventor Louis Braille who lost his eyesight at the age of 3.