There are many resources for learning, accessing, assistance with, and translating braille that are available on-line. Here are just a few links to get you started. If you have any specific questions or requests, please contact your VI teacher... We Are Here To Help!
Braille Bug "The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) created the Braille Bug web site to teach sighted children about braille, and to encourage literacy among all children." The site includes important information about braille
Braille through Remote Learning-- is an online instructional program that provides teachers, parents, social workers, and current/future braille transcribers with lessons and resources.
HotBraille.com is a Web site where users can send Braille letters for free, learn more about Braille and search a resource database for updated related information regarding blindness and Braille. This is a link to EVERYTHING braille!
Finding Appropriate Toys for a Child With Vision Loss.
American Foundation for the Blind - Braille Bug What is braille? Reading Club, Games and secret messages, Louis Braile, Helen Keller Kids Museum Online
Bookshare.org - Accessible Books and Periodicals for Readers with Print Disabilities
- Bookshare®is free for all U.S. students with qualifying disabilities, thanks to an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP).
- Bookshare dramatically increases the accessibility of books. People with disabilities deserve the same ease of access to books and periodicals that people without disabilities enjoy.
- A searchable online library. Bookshare offers approximately 90,000 digital books, textbooks, teacher-recommended reading, periodicals and assistive technology tools.
- Readers of all ages. Bookshare offers affordable membership, unlimited library privileges and a community of Members, Volunteers, parents, publishers and authors.
Wonderbaby.org This is a website for blind/visually impaired babies and thier families