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braille

 [brāl]
an alphabet system for the blind, consisting of raised dots that can be felt with the fingertip.
Braille alphabet based on six-dot system. From Stein et al., 2000.

braille

(brāl),
A system of writing and printing by means of raised dots corresponding to letters, numbers, and punctuation to enable the blind to read by touch.
[Louis Braille, French teacher of blind, 1809-1852]

Braille

[brāl, brä′yə]
Etymology: Louis Braille, French teacher of the blind, 1809-1852
a system of printing for the blind consisting of raised dots or points that can be read by touch.

Braille

Alphanumeric writing designed for the vision impaired; characters are encoded and typed in relief, so properly trained fingers can “read” written communication.

Braille

Public health Alphanumeric writing designed for the vision impaired; characters are encoded and typed in relief so properly trained fingers can “read” written communication. Cf Americans with Disabilities Act, Service dog.

braille

A method of coding information using groups of six raised spots embossed on paper, to enable the blind to read through touch. (Louis Braille, 1809–1852, French school teacher).

Braille,

Louis, French educator, 1809-1852.
Braille - system of raised dots placed in patterns to allow the blind to read.
Braillophone - a combination telephone and braille system.

Braille 

System of printing for blind persons, consisting of points raised above the surface of the paper used as symbols to indicate the letters of the alphabet. Reading is accomplished by touching the points with the fingertips.

Braille (brāl),

n.pr a printing and writing system using elevated dots to represent letters. The system allows those individuals with limited or no visual ability to read via touch.
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The use of contractions permits faster reading and reduces the size of braille books, making them somewhat less cumbersome.
For many years, Braille books had to be transcribed manually onto Braille paper or onto plates that were used in the embossing process.
There has been an increase in the number of pupils benefiting from Braille books compared to the previous academic year.
Ever since the curfew started we have gathered more than 300 volunteers, and we have successfully produced seven Braille books and seven audio books," Marei said.
So far they have bought uniforms for the children and are hoping to send them equipment such as Braille books.
RNIB have the largest library of braille books in Europe, with more than 25,000 titles available.
She has also brought along Braille books and shared her own stories written in Braille with the group.
While Grade One was used for initial training in the system, Grade Two represented the standard level for a literate reader of British Braille, and the majority of British Braille books came to be produced in that grade.
If your vision is 20/200 or worse with correction, you qualify to borrow audio and Braille books and magazines for free from NLS's network of libraries nationwide.
During the session, it was brought forward that libraries are not equipped with Braille books, colleges' infrastructure does not support the physically challenged and buses are insufficient.
Third Place ($10,000) - Seedlings Braille Books for Children, Livonia: A group dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost Braille books for children.
The center also has a library of audio books, Braille books and a Braille printing press.