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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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To the naked eye, braille readers' performance reveals important properties: reading is predominantly serial, rather than parallel (the braille cells are encountered one at a time); it is continuous, rather than stop-start; and, since words are not jumped over or skipped, it is exhaustive, rather than selective.
The key to accurate placement of the dots is a simple template made from half an index card with six holes punched in it to represent the braille cell.
In many cases, Nemeth Code might employ two 6-dot braille cells for a particular character, while a braille terminal would substitute a single 8-dot braille cell instead.
The participants' target behaviors commenced on a wooden braille cell to demonstrate the letters and sounds (randomly) prior to instruction with the braille cards.
As Brewer learned braille and became obsessed with building words and sentences from six-dot braille cells, she began to rediscover her innate intelligence and capabilities.
A BrailleNote Apex, a notetaker commonly used by people with visual impairments and equipped with 32 braille cells, costs $6,195 (National Federation of the Blind, Technology Resource List, n.
In 2001, as her son began to learn braille, she began to create jewelery featuring metal braille cells.
There is no way to determine if the one page of braille required by one instructor is equivalent to the one page of braille required by another, since specific descriptions of what either participant meant by the size of the page, spacing between lines, the number of braille cells filled, and the like were not provided.
Surcharges from the sale of the coin, which features an image of Louis Braille and full-size braille cells that spell out "Braille," will be donated to the National Federation of the Blind to further its programs to promote braille literacy.
Designed to connect to a mobile device via USB cable or wireless Btuetooth, an open wireless protocol for exchanging data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices, Refreshabraille 18 supports common screen readers and includes 18 eight-dot refreshable braille cells, 18 cursor routing keys, Forward and Back scroll buttons, a five-position joystick, and an auxiliary space bar.
The Tactos software provides the link between the position of the pen and the stimulators: The 16 (2 x 8) pins of the braille cells are activated in an all-or-none fashion whenever the participant encounters the shape (which is represented by black pixels) being explored by means of the pen.