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Current Status of Nemeth Code Use in the United States

As set forth in A Brief Introduction to Braille in the United States, the moved to Unified English Braille (UEB) was not intended to include braille notation for either math or science: “Braille Authority of North America (BANA) adopts Unified English Braille to replace the current English Braille American Edition in the United States while… Continue reading Current Status of Nemeth Code Use in the United States

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A Brief Introduction to Braille Currently Used in the United States

Many people know that individuals who are blind/have low vision can use a nonvisual means for reading and writing: Braille. Braille is a code with which we can create expressive written communication and with which we can access written communication created by others. Unlike American Sign Language, braille is NOT a language; it is only… Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Braille Currently Used in the United States

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Free and Low-cost Braille Books

Free hard-copy braille books Temple Beth El Braille Book Bindery ** Temporarily closed due to COVID (as of May 13, 2021). Individuals may choose from many Braille books in either contracted or uncontracted Braille. The volunteers of Temple Beth El Sisterhood provide these books at no cost, but they welcome donations of Braille paper, Braille… Continue reading Free and Low-cost Braille Books