Assistive Technology: Braille

These materials are related to learning or producing braille, sorted by title.

  Title and Description

Call Number

Publication
Information

Braille blocks.

Description: Braille alphabet on wooden blocks.

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BR47

Braill

Uncle Goose, 200-?

Jot a dot.

Description: Small portable brailler takes standard 8.5 x 11 paper, quartered. Direct six-key braille entry, writes from left to right, build in reading stand.

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BR51

Jotadot

Quantum Technology Pty. Ltd., [2005?]

Labeler with braille dial.

Description: Labeler has a braille and print dial, and will make braille labels. Takes labeling tape 34-70221-1931-1, Scotch 760 tape, 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2".

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BR56

Labele

Scotch 3M Commercial Office Supply Division, [2011?]

Perkins brailler.

Description: The classic braille machine.

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BR16

Perkin

American Printing House for the Blind, [19--]

Perkins smart brailler.

Description: "... a mechanical brailler with a built-in screen and speaker to provide immediate visual and audio feedback. ... provides immediate feedback to a child or adult who is learning braille. Feedback is available via text-to-speech and a screen that displays SimBraille & large print of what is brailled in uncontracted or contracted braille. This audio and visual feedback also provides access to someone who does not know braille, including parents, peers, and general education teachers. Features a 4-inch color screen which displays SimBraille and large print ; speaker provides text-to-speech feedback ; translation of English braille, uncontracted and contracted ; headphone jack ; volume control ; USB port to save and transfer electronic documents via USB flash drive ; exercises to supplement APH's Building on Patterns (BOP): Kindergarten curriculum ; rechargeable battery. The base unit ... is the Perkins/APH Brailler, which was designed to be quieter, lighter, and more comfortable. Accommodates 8 1/2 x 11 inch paper and embosses up to 25 lines of 28 cells."--APH

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BR57

SmartBr

Perkins Products, [2012?]

Raised line drawing kit.

Description: Materials for doing geometrical drawings.

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BR24

Raised

Howe Press, Perkins School for the Blind

Refreshabraille 18.

Description: Device has a row of refreshable braille, with braille keyboard. Monitor and keyboard that provides braille access to electronic devices such as smartphones, PDAs and computers. When used with a screen reader on the electronic device, the braille user can control the device, type in braille, and read the screen in braille.

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BR52

Refres

American Printing House for the Blind, [2009]

Slate and stylus kit for classroom or group use.

Description: Set of materials for use in a classroom or group braille teaching situation.

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BR43

Slate

Tack-tiles braille system.

Description: Blocks can be arranged on the boards (slates).

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BR46

Tack

Tack-Tiles Braille Systems, [200-?]

Word playhouse.

Description: Provides students with visual impairments the opportunity to participate in classroom activities that focus on phonics, spelling, and phonemic awareness. Use Word PlayHouse to teach beginning phonics and reading skills including letter recognition, braille code recognition, decoding, vocabulary, and spelling skills.

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BR50

Word

American Printing House for the Blind, c2008.