Resources and Support for Teachers of Braille
The National Braille Press website provides contacts to obtain a free embossed Braille alphabet card. Their Braille Alphabet page also contains a large graphic illustrating the Braille Alphabet.
Download Braille and ASL Specialty Fonts - A wide selection of free downloadable fonts for both ASL and Braille.
BRL: Braille through Remote Learning - is an online instructional program that provides teachers, parents, social workers, and current/future Braille transcribers with a series of three integrated online courses in Braille and Braille transcribing.
Braille Bug - "American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) Braille Bug features a kids' center that teaches sighted children grades 3 through 6 about Braille, and encourages literacy among sighted and visually impaired children in a fun environment packed with facts, information, games, graphics, and activities."
Braille: It's Easier Than You Think - the grade 1 Braille characters.
Blindness Resource Center: Braille Links on the Internet - An extensive collection of links to online resources: Description and History; Louis Braille:biographies; Legislative Initiatives; Organizations and Advocacy; Research; Software and Educational Materials; Transcription Services.
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Braille Formats: Principles of Print to Braille Transcription 1997 - These materials are provided free of charge for the benefit of Braille transcribers, teachers, Braille students, and others with an interest in Braille literacy. These materials are an exact copy of the print version of Braille Formats, available from the American Printing House for the Blind, Catalogue number 7-09652-00.
History of Reading Codes for the Blind - This page is on The New York Institute for Special Education Web site.
Braille Plus - This Web site offers articles on Braille including some of the process of creating Braille books and accessibility issues. There is also a extensive glossary of terms related to Braille.