ERIC Number: ED496069
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Reference Count: 0
Braille Literacy: Resources for Instruction, Writing Equipment, and Supplies. NLS Reference Circulars
Peaco, Freddie L., Comp.
Library of Congress
This reference circular lists instructional materials, supplies, and equipment currently available for learning braille, and cites sources about braille literacy. The resources given are intended to assist sighted individuals who are interested in learning braille or want to transcribe print materials into braille; instructors who teach braille; persons with visual impairments who are interested in learning to read and write braille; and family members, friends, and professionals who desire information about braille literacy. This circular is divided into six sections: (1) Resources for Braille Instruction; (2) Books, Articles, and Videos Related to Braille Literacy and Braille Instruction; (3) Awareness Resources; (4) Sources of Equipment and Accessories for Reading and Writing Braille; (5) Supplies for Writing and Embossing Braille; and (6) Addresses of Sources and Suppliers.
Descriptors: Literacy, Instructional Materials, Visual Impairments, Braille, Assistive Technology, Second Language Learning, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Educational Resources, Special Education
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.