Braille Flashcards Application for Nonsighted (Visually Impaired) Users

Read Me Instructions

Important Information for Mac OSX Users

If you have installed Mac OSX Java Update 4 and clicking the Launch button opens a text file in a text editor instead of the application, please open a Terminal under Applications -> Utilities -> Terminal and type or copy/paste the following command on one line:
/System/Library/Frameworks/CoreServices.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/LaunchServices.framework/Versions/A/Support/lsregister -kill -r -domain local -domain system -domain user
Afterwards, please try to re-launch the activity.

Hot Keys for Braille Application (for non-sighted users):

File input/output and application key commands: Application Controls Note to non-sighted user: Pressing Enter in the textfield where the user types their guess for the word has the same effect of clicking the Answer/Ready button.
Launch Braille FlashCards

Click here to download sample correct and incorrect sound files.

Example Grade 1 (Uncontracted) Dictionary File
Example Grade 2 (Contracted) Dictionary File