Citations with the tag: BRAILLE
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// World Almanac for Kids; 1996, p192
Focuses on braille, a system of reading and writing for the blind that uses characters made up of raised dots. Illustration of the braille alphabet and numbers.
- Reading in braille.
// Hopscotch; Feb/Mar97, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p22
Presents information on standard American braille. Comparison of braille letters to letters of the alphabet; Puzzle on braille. INSET: Courtesy rules of blindness..
- Some thoughts on learning Braille.
Erin, Jane N. // Re:View; Spring92, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p3
Reflects on the learning of the Braille code. Learning of Braille by professionals who are not blind in a college course; Criticisms of attitudes of some professionals towards Braille; Suggestions for learning the Braille code and increasing public awareness of the code.
- Consideration of hand in the reading of Braille.
Kozel, Robert J. // Re:View; Summer95, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p78
Provides insights on the importance of the hands in Braille reading. Prescribed way of reading Braille; Differences between fingers and hands; Effect of environment on lateralization.
Kozel, Robert J. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Apr2011, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p246
The article focuses on the results of a two-year evaluation by the Braille Authority of North America of the Nemeth Uniform Braille System.
- How much space does grade 2 braille really save?
Durre, I.K. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p247
Reports on a study of a unique method for calculating the space-saving capacity of Grade 2 braille contractions and the literary braille code as a whole. Percentage of text reduction; Factors affecting space reduction.
- The development of a new standardized test of children's braille reading abilities in Britain.
Greaney, J. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p265
Reports on the development of a standardized test of children's braille reading abilities in Great Britain. Adaptation of the Neale Analysis of Reading Ability used to test print reading ability; Precautions to ensure that the test is not biased against braille readers.
- Braille literacy and self-esteem: A report from Uruguay.
Elissalde, E. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p270
Reports on braille literacy in Uruguay. Examples illustrating the relationship between literacy and self-esteem; Effect of braille materials on the relationship between parent and child.
- This Mattered to Me.
Amato, Sheila // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Aug2011, Vol. 105 Issue 8, p502
A review of the article "Some Thoughts on Braille," by T. S. Eliot, which appeared in the periodical "New Outlook for the Blind" in December 1952 is presented.
- Abstracts of recent literature.
Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; Winter90, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p59
Presents an abstract of the study `Braille--Implications for Living,' by O. Stephens, published in the `Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness' in 1989.
- Braille Puzzle.
Grieser, Jeanne K. // Boys' Quest; Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p4
Presents a Braille chart and a Braille puzzle for children.
Grieser, Jeanne K. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Aug2002, Vol. 96 Issue 8, p600
Presents a correction to the article entitled 'Braille Is Beautiful,' which was published in the June 2002 issue of the 'Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.'
- OFF CENTER.
Grieser, Jeanne K. // Editor & Publisher; 06/04/2001, Vol. 134 Issue 23, p21
Presents news related to cartoonists and sports news for the blind as of June 04, 2001. Dismissal of political cartoonist Steve Kelly by the 'San Diego Union-Tribune'; Conversion of Pan American games news into braille.
- FUN AND GAMES.
Grieser, Jeanne K. // Winner; Feb2008, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p12
The article presents a puzzle about choosing friends wisely, and another about a Valentine verse that is written in Braille.
- Meet the Braille Bug!
Grieser, Jeanne K. // Children's Digest; May/Jun2004, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p16
Introduces a Web site that features information and games using braille.
- The impact of braille reading skills on employment, income, education, and reading habits.
Ryles, R. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p219
Compares the outcomes for congenitally legally blind adults in the United States who, learned to read braille or print as their original reading medium. Reading skills; Employment; Income; Education; Reading habits.
- Braille reading rates as a function of reading tasks.
Knowlton, M.; Wetzel, R. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p227
Compares the reading rates of adult braille readers in four different reading conditions. Oral reading; Silent reading; Studying; Scanning; Braille reading as process driven and dependent on purpose of the reading task.
- Braille and beyond: Braille literacy in a larger context.
Spungin, S.J. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p271
Focuses on braille beyond the context of literacy. Braille as representation of competence, independence and equality; Reasons for the increasing illiteracy of blind persons; Developments regarding the braille code.
- Weaving the cloth of literacy: The relationship between braille and reading.
Zago, P.A. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p274
Presents the weaving loom as a metaphor to explain the relationship between braille and reading. Prior knowledge as the warp threads; Reading content as the weft threads; Braille as the shuttle; Reading as an interactive process.
- Estimated number of adult braille readers in the United States.
Zago, P.A. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May/Jun96 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p287
Presents information on adult braille readers in the United States. Estimated number of readers; Association braille reading with loss of sight in childhood and with higher education, employment and income.
- Instant Print-Braille Compatibility with COBRA.
Durre, Ingeborg K.; Durre, Imke // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Mar99, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p140
Describes an eight-dot computer braille notation, COBRA, with integrated mathematical and scientific notation that achieves print-braille compatibility to one-to-one letters representation and other characters. Features and applications of COBRA; Benefits of print-braille compatibility;...
- Bumpy Bookwork.
Durre, Ingeborg K.; Durre, Imke // Jack & Jill; Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p25
A puzzle about a braille message is presented.
- Abstracts of Recent Literature.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; Oct98, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p455
Presents an abstract of the study `How Blind Readers Perceive and Gather Information Written in Braille,' by C. Simon and J.A. Huertas from the 1998 issue of the `Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness.'
- LIGHTENING THE DARKNESS.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 25, 1914; 1/1/1914, p5
The article focuses on the Lord Mayor who has released a fund to support the National Institute for the Blind to increase its endeavor and lower the Braille literature's supply.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p304
A definition of the medical term "braille," which refers to a system of reading and printing for the blind through the use of the sense of touch, is presented.
Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p305
A definition of the medical term "contracted b," which refers to a version of braille, is presented.
- Touch Type.
Howard, Lucy; Begun, Bret; Meadows, Susannah; Stroup, Katherine // Newsweek; 5/7/2001, Vol. 137 Issue 19, p10
Reports on the use of Braille labels on products worldwide. Use in jewelry from Christopher Roule; French beauty purveyor L'Occitane's Braille labels.
- He Helped the Blind.
Grieser, Jeanne K. // Boys' Quest; Feb/Mar2000, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p2
Profiles Louis Braille, the inventor of the Braille system for the blind.
- Happy Birthday, Louis: Concluding the Celebration.
Spungin, Susan Jay // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Dec2009, Vol. 103 Issue 11, p742
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on inventor Louis Braille and another on the importance of standardization on the future quality of braille instruction.
- The Dots of Louis Braille.
Worley, Helen L. // Children's Digest; Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 58 Issue 1, p16
The article profiles Louis Braille, inventor of the braille system.
- The Boy Who Read With His Fingers.
Worley, Helen L. // Jack & Jill; Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p24
The article features Louis Braille, the blind Frenchman who developed the Braille communication system.
- Louis Braille and his dots.
Sharkey, Paulette Bochni // Spider; Apr97, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p25
Explains the development of the Braille method by Louis Braille. Louis Braille's enrollment in a special school for blind children in France; Braille's discovery of night writing; Development of the Braille system; Description of the basic Braille; Reading and writing in Braille; Available...
- Louis Braille.
Sharkey, Paulette Bochni // Ask; Jan2009, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p21
The article profiles Louis Braille, inventor of the dot system of writing in 1824 which has been used by blind people.
- Braille Anniversary.
Sharkey, Paulette Bochni // British Medical Journal; 8/9/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5979, p339
Focuses on the life and work of Louis Braille. Family background; Educational background; Usefulness of the braille system for the blind people.
- The Dots of Louis Braille.
Worley, Helen L. // Children's Digest; May/Jun2004, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p14
Profiles Louis Braille, creator of the Braille-writing system for the blind.
- Braille code updates.
Worley, Helen L. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Mar/Apr94, Vol. 88 Issue 2, News service p24
Announces that the `English Braille America Edition,' the official literary braille code book of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) is being reprinted and will be available in the spring of 1994. Contact information.
- A touching legacy Louis Braille (1809-1852).
Correia, Anisio; Ward, Vickie E. // WE Magazine; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p102
Profiles Louis Braille, the inventor of the Braille system. Family background; Cause of blindness; Education; Major events in Braille's life that would change the lives of blind individuals; Braille's early alphabet system; Braille's teaching career. INSET: Into the computer age.
- Read Across America 2013.
Correia, Anisio; Ward, Vickie E. // Braille Monitor; Apr2013, Vol. 56 Issue 4, pvii
The poem "Dale, Gale, and Their Braille Tale," by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Team is presented. First Line: I am Dale and I read Braille. Last Line: With this Braille we will succeed!
- See the Up-look.
Ziglar, Zig // Personal Excellence; Apr2012, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p15
The article discusses how a tragedy can be changed into a triumph in which it mentions the case of Louis Braille and how he invented the Braille system of printing and writing for the blind after becoming blind in an accident.
- Who Invented the Braille Alphabet?
Ziglar, Zig // Monkeyshines on Health & Science; Mar97 The Five Senses, p41
Provides information on Louis Braille, the inventor of the Braille alphabet. Braille's educational background; Importance of the Braille alphabet to blind people all over the world.
- A COMEBACK.
Ziglar, Zig // Education Week; 7/16/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 43, p1
The article presents a photograph of students at a Braille competition in Los Angeles, California.
- These fingers are made for talking.
Ziglar, Zig // Engineer (00137758); 9/12/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7635, p7
Reports on Tokyo University researchers' development of Smartfinger, a virtual reality tool that fits to the fingernail and can be used for translating written word to Braille.
- The Write Stuff.
Hughes, Amy // New Moon; May/Jun99, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p46
Provides information on three types of writings. Calligraphy; Hieroglyphics; Braille.
- EFFECTS OF TWO TELEGRAPHIC DELETION SCHEMES ON THE READING BEHAVIOR OF BRAILLE READERS.
Martin, Clessen J.; Bassin, Carolyn B. // Journal of Special Education; Summer77, Vol. 11 Issue 2
Examines the effect of telegraphic deletion styles on the braille reading behaviors of blind children in Austin, Texas. Reading rate and time; Comprehension analysis; Information density and unfamiliarity with telegraphic prose.
- PRINT-AND-BRAILLE REFRIGERATOR MAGNETS.
Martin, Clessen J.; Bassin, Carolyn B. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Feb2008, Vol. 102 Issue 2, p118
The article features decorative print-and-braille refrigerator magnets with inspirational quotes from National Braille Press.
- INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BRAILLE'S LEGACY AND BRAILLE TODAY.
Martin, Clessen J.; Bassin, Carolyn B. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Jun2008, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p369
The article offers information on an international conference that the Association Valentin Ha�y (AVH) and the National Institute for the Young Blind (INJA) will hold on January 5-8, 2009 in Paris, France to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Louis Braille.
- LARGE-PRINT AND BRAILLE CALENDARS.
Martin, Clessen J.; Bassin, Carolyn B. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Dec2008, Vol. 102 Issue 12, p780
The article features several large-print, braille, and print-and-braille 2009 calendars.
- A Parent's Perspective on the Importance of Braille for Success in Life.
Zabelski, Mary // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May2009, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p261
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of studying the braille system with her visually-impaired daughter.
- Editor's Page.
Geruschat, Duane R. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; May2009, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p259
The article discusses various topics published within the issue including the challenges presented by diversity to professionals in the field of visual impairment and blindness and the insights of a parent's journey in encouraging her own child to learn to read and be confident with braille.
- Teaching behaviors and attitudes of Braille instructors in adult rehabilitation centers.
Ponchillia, P.E.; Durant, P.A. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Sep/Oct95 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 89 Issue 5, p432
Presents the results of a survey of Braille instructors in adult rehabilitation centers in the United States. Focus on the teaching behavior and attitude of Braille instructors; Inadequacy of Braille instruction for adult learners; Lack of standardization in teaching methods; Instructors'...