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The ABCs of UEB


BANA (Braille Authority of North America) announced that a new resource for learning about Unified English Braille (UEB) – designed for those who already know the Braille Code – is now available on BANA’s website for free download, along with examples of documents transcribed in UEB.

The ABCs of UEB by Constance Risjord outlines the major differences between English Braille, American Edition (EBAE) and UEB. Although this is not a complete instruction manual, it provides examples and practice exercises, which allow people who already know EBAE to quickly build on their knowledge of braille to understand UEB. 

Available in html, pdf, and brf formats.


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Thank you!

Posted by Liz Eagan Satter

Posted on April 15, 2014
Updated on: November 14, 2021

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Liz Eagan Satter commented on April 16, 2014

Thank you for posting that this was up! I hadn't looked at the site in a while, so I hadn't seen this. Thank you!!