BRL: Braille through Remote Learning

Intro to Braille Course

Session 4 page
Session Objectives

Session Topics
  • Introduction to Braille Contractions

  • Contraction Exercise

  • Other BRL Courses
  • Transcribers Course
  • Special Codes Course

    BRL Reference Desk
  • Summary of Rules
  • Contractions Lookup
  • Contractions List
  • Braille only contractions
  • Problem Words
  • Webster's Dictionary
  • Braille Formats (BANA rules for transcribing textbooks)
  • Reading List

    Other Resources
  • Contact instructor
  • Online gradebook
  • Main BRL page
  • Flashcard program (Java)
  • Downloadable Software
  • Braille Supplies

    Other Links
  • American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
  • Braille Authority of North America (BANA)
  • National Braille Association (NBA)
  • National Library Service (NLS, Library of Congress)

  • Session Objectives

    Session 4: Braille Contractions

    Upon completion of this session, a participant should be able to make intelligent decisions about the use of contractions in brailled word. The student should be able to describe the general rules for use of contractions, choices between alternative contractions, and specific rules for part-word and whole-word contractions.

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