BRL: Braille through Remote Learning

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  • Braille Alphabet
  • Writing Devices
  • Slate and Stylus
  • The Perkins Brailler
  • Computers and Braillers

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  • Session 2: Objectives

    Session 2: The Braille Alphabet; Braille Writing Devices

    Upon completion of this session, a participant should be able to do the following:
    1. Read brailled words and provide a written translation of those words.

    2. Use one or several braille-producing devices (slate/stylus, Perkins brailler, Mac/PCBrailler) to translate print words into braille.

    3. Describe the workings of braille writing devices, including:

      • Slate and Stylus
      • Perkins Brailler
      • Computer-generated braille

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