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Braille Valentine

Celebrating Valentine's Day with Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired!

Ideas for making Valentine's Day accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired, with braille valentines, books and more!
matching bucket - yellow pail with different items, spoon, pencil, book

Model of Literacy Lesson: Practicing Blending for Reading

Tips on adapting literacy lesson focusing on blends for braille readers
Young woman talking about the importance of braille

Is Braille Still Relevant in a High-tech World?

Discussion of the importance of braille in a high tech world
fingers exploring raised dots

Louis Braille and the Braille Alphabet

Biography and life story of Louis Braille, who developed the braille code, based upon the system by Charles Barbier
MLK collage

Martin Luther King, Jr. Books in Braille

Braille books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
A teacher and student read braille together

Free Online Resources to Learn Braille

Free online resources for parents, families, teachers and others interested in learning the basics of braille
Martin Luther King, Jr. giving "I have a dream" speech

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ideas for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Activities for students who are blind or visually impaired honoring Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
teacher working with a braille student

The Importance of Braille

Article discussing the importance of braille in the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired
high frequency collage

Adapted Reading Lesson of High Frequency Words

Adapting reading lesson of high frequency words for students with visual impairments.
UEB chart

UEB Symbol Charts Available to Download

Unified English Braille (UEB) Symbol charts available to download and print
Finger reading braille

UEB Quick Reference Sheet

Cheat sheet for transition to UEB (Unified English Braille) with a version in Simbraille
braille advent calendar with snow and Christmas tree

Accessible Advent Calendars

Ideas for advent calendars for people who are blind or visually impaired include using braille or tactile materials
Wilson Reading System

Wilson Reading System Brochure

The Wilson Reading System has been adapted into braille and large print for struggling readers.
perkins brailler

Braille Mechanics Guidance

Tips on the mechanics of braille, including proper positioning for reading and writing braille.
Just Enough to Know Better

Just Enough to Know Better

Introduction to braille for sighted parents of children who are learning braille
UEB from Hadley

Free UEB Course from Hadley

Course in making the transition to UEB (Unified English Braille)
Nemeth Tutorial

Nemeth Tutorial from APH

Tutorial in Nemeth Code for braille notation of mathematics and science
Boy reading braille

Free World Book Encyclopedia Articles in Braille!

Free braille articles from the World Book Encyclopedia available through Seedlings Braille Books for Children
Boy with APH partnership print and braille book

Free Braille Books from Braille Tales!

Receive free braille books for young children who are blind or visually impaired through the Braille Tales program from APH.
UEB chart from Duxbury

UEB Chart from Duxbury

This Unified English Braille (UEB) chart is a handy reference tool.