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RNIB Insight Articles on Unified English Braille

fingers reading braille text

If you are interested, take a look at the first two articles I have written about Unified English Braille (UEB). Please let me know what you think.

These are the first two in a 5-part series of posts from RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People) on braille.


The transition from Standard English Braille to Unified English Braille

  • Unified English Braille (UEB) vs. Standard English Braille (SEB)
  • The change
  • Exams
  • Top tips for the transition


How to get students excited about learning braille

Creative and flexible ideas for teaching UEB include:

  • Making resources fun
  • Top teaching tips
  • Introducing new signs
  • Between contracted and uncontracted braille
  • Being creative

Collage of RNIB braille articles



Posted on June 7, 2016
Updated on: February 8, 2018

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John Chester commented on June 12, 2016

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