Braillers & Braille Technology
Literacy & Braille
- Braille Instruction
- Emergent Literacy
- Literacy for Students with Low Vision
- Literacy for Students with Multiple Disabilities
- Online Braille Courses
- Prebraille Skills
- Resources for Families
- Sources of Braille Books and Materials
- Spanish Braille Resources
- The Learning Media Assessment
- Unified English Braille Code
- What is Braille?
These links offer history and consumer information about the Perkins Brailler and other braille writers on the market.
Orientation to the Perkins Brailler, Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education (NERCVE)
Wendy Buckley presents a 5-minute orientation to the Perkins Brailler; includes tips on proper use to avoid paper jams.
Brailler Options, Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education (NERCVE)
Wendy Buckley's multi-media presentation addresses the options for modifying and adapting the Perkins Brailler.
Braille Technology, American Foundation for the Blind
AFB outlines the variety of specialized braille equipment, including braille displays, printers, and electronic notetakers; includes short videos about braille transcribing software, embossers, and accessible PDAs.
Technology for Braille Readers
This page of the Paths to Literacy site offers an introduction to braille technology, information on digital talking books and digital talking book players, screen readers and refreshable braille displays, and resources for teachers.
Technology Resource List, National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
NFB lists braillle and other assistive technology products and applications, with information about the features, system requirements, and prices.
Web-Based Organizations and Resources
AccessWorld, American Foundation for the Blind
AFB's online journal tests, reviews, and rates assistive technology products for people with visual impairments, including braille displays, printers, and transcribing applications.
Perkins Brailler and Products, Perkins School for the Blind
Learn more about the Perkins Brailler and other products.
For more information on this topic, see Assistive Technology