Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Introduction to UEB

"Unified English Braille: An Introduction" with hands reading braille

The Outreach Department of Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers a free online introduction to UEB (Unified English Braille).

This is a six-part series which explains many of the changes that will come with the transition to Unified English Braille.  Videos in this series discuss topics such as:
  • The implementation plan for WI
  • UEB terminology
  • Contractions and shortforms
  • Modes (new concept)
  • Capitalization
  • Prefixes and roots (new concept)
  • Email addresses and URLs
  • Technical material
  • Symbols and indicators
  • and much more

Posted on April 14, 2015
Updated on: February 25, 2019