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Securing Nemeth Code Instruction

As noted in earlier blogs in this series, many braille-reading students in the U.S. have been caught in some states’ inexplicable move to UEB Technical (a move that: (1) is not supported by the resolution bringing UEB to this country, (2) is not supported by student data, and (3) poses a great risk of harm… Continue reading Securing Nemeth Code Instruction

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Nemeth Code Used for All College Board Tests Involving Math and Science

College Board supports only Nemeth Code The College Board offers Braille tests ONLY in UEB and with Nemeth Code for math. Braille test materials are available in Unified English Braille (UEB) with Nemeth Code for math. Students approved for braille will receive a braille test book, Guide to the Nemeth Code, and Braille Reference Information for… Continue reading Nemeth Code Used for All College Board Tests Involving Math and Science

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Braille for Math? Tell Me More

Yes, as noted in A Brief Introduction to Braille in the United States, braille readers have access to specialized mathematical and scientific notation using braille. As noted in the BANA resolution that adopted Unified English Braille in the U.S., “Braille Authority of North America (BANA) adopts Unified English Braille to replace the current English Braille… Continue reading Braille for Math? Tell Me More

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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