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Braille For The Sighted

Author : S. Harold Collins
ISBN : 0931993954
Genre : Education
File Size : 62. 51 MB
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Introduction to Braille for those who are sighted: Activity book to learn alphabet & numbers (raised dots on the cover).

Beginning With Braille

Author : Anna M Swenson
ISBN : 0891283234
Genre : Education
File Size : 49. 56 MB
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Beginning with braille provides a wealth of effective activities for promoting literacy at the early stages of braille instruction. The text includes creative and practical strategies for designing and delivering quality braille instruction and teacher-friendly suggestions for many areas such as reading aloud to young children, selecting and making early tactile books, and teaching tactile and hand movement skills. This book also includes tips on designing worksheets, introducing braille contractions, teaching the use of the braillewriter, and facilitating the writing process in braille. Chapters also address guidelines for individualizing instruction, the literacy needs of students with additional disabilities, and assessment of student progress in developing literacy skills.

Six Dots A Story Of Young Louis Braille

Author : Jen Bryant
ISBN : 9780449813393
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 74. 10 MB
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An inspiring picture-book biography of Louis Braille—a blind boy so determined to read that he invented his own alphabet. Louis Braille was just five years old when he lost his sight. He was a clever boy, determined to live like everyone else, and what he wanted more than anything was to be able to read. Even at the school for the blind in Paris, there were no books for him. And so he invented his own alphabet—a whole new system for writing that could be read by touch. A system so ingenious that it is still used by the blind community today. Award-winning writer Jen Bryant tells Braille’s inspiring story with a lively and accessible text, filled with the sounds, the smells, and the touch of Louis’s world. Boris Kulikov’s inspired paintings help readers to understand what Louis lost, and what he was determined to gain back through books. An author’s note and additional resources at the end of the book complement the simple story and offer more information for parents and teachers. Praise for Six Dots: "An inspiring look at a child inventor whose drive and intelligence changed to world—for the blind and sighted alike."—Kirkus Reviews "Even in a crowded field, Bryant’s tightly focused work, cast in the fictionalized voice of Braille himself, is particularly distinguished."—Bulletin, starred review "This picture book biography strikes a perfect balance between the seriousness of Braille’s life and the exuberance he projected out into the world." — School Library Journal, starred review From the Hardcover edition.

Louis Braille

Author : C. Michael Mellor
ISBN : 9780939173709
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 83. 41 MB
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Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius is the first ever, full-color biography to include thirty-one of his extant letters, some written by his own hand, and translated into English for the first time.Three great men were born in the early weeks of January 1809: Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin, and Louis Braille. Only one has remained virtually unknown ? the man who invented a means of reading and writing still used today in almost every country in the world, adapted to almost every known language from Albanian to Zulu.Born sighted, Louis Braille accidentally blinded himself at the age of 3. He was lucky enough to be sent to a school for blind children in Paris, one of the first in the world. There, at the age of sixteen, he worked tirelessly on a revolutionary system of finger reading that became braille. He was a talented musician, astute businessman, and genius inventor ? collaborating with another Frenchman to invent the first dot-matrix printer around 1840.

Touch The Sun

Author : Noreen Grice
ISBN : 9780309095600
Genre : Science
File Size : 83. 28 MB
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Explores the dynamic nature of Sun. This book includes topics such as size comparison between Earth and the Sun, the interior layers of the Sun, sunspots and their motion, views of the Sun in visible and ultraviolet light, solar eruptions as seen from space based observatories, massive solar storms, and the effect of space weather on Earth.

Dottie And Dots See Animal Spots

Author : Kristie Lyn Smith
ISBN : 0595471307
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 70. 5 MB
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Learn the basics of Braille by following Dottie and Dots as they have an adventure in the zoo.

Just Enough To Know Better

Author : Eileen P. Curran
ISBN : OCLC:41243878
Genre : Blind
File Size : 29. 60 MB
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The Black Book Of Colours

Author : Menena Cottin
ISBN : 1406322180
Genre : Braille
File Size : 89. 25 MB
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Our eyes tell us about colour. But what if you are blind? Can you still know colours? Using simple language and beautiful textured art, this book shows you how to see without your eyes. The pages are black, but using your imagination and your senses you can hear, smell, touch and taste colours

A Computer Based Instructional Program To Teach Braille Reading To Sighted Individuals

Author : Mindy Scheithauer
ISBN : OCLC:768343992
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Grade 1 Braille For Sighted People Correspondence Course Material

Author : Vision Australia
ISBN : 1864825456
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