Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

What is Braille and How Do Students Read It?

A girl reading a braille book

This video is part 6 of an 11-part self-paced training series called Tools to Support You in Having a Student with a Visual Impairment in Your K-6 General Education Classroom.

You may wonder how anyone who is a braille reader figures out what all those dots say. You're not alone! In this section, we'll explain the braille code to you so you better understand how your student will read braille in your classroom. 

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Posted on October 4, 2019
Updated on: October 8, 2019