RESOURCES FOR BRAILLE TRANSCRIBERS AND TEACHERS

Below is a list of references and resources that Wisconsin Braille Inc. has put together. If you have additional items you think would be useful, please contact Sandy Adams. Please see our Links page for more information and easy access to other web sites.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Helpful for Refreshing Knowledge of Braille

Literary Braille Refresher Course for Teachers and Transcribers, Revised
by Constance Risjord

Published by the National Braille Association. A 300-page book of reading and writing exercises in both embossed and simulated braille, self-tests, and up-to-date rule summaries.

To purchase:
National Braille Association, Inc.
3 Townline Circle
Rochester NY 14623-2513
1-800-244-5797
1-716-427-8260
Fax: 716-427-0263

Handbook for Learning to Read Braille by Sight
by Leland Schubert, 1987

To purchase:
American Printing House for the Blind
PO Box 6089
Louisville KY 40206-0085
1-800-223-1839
www.aph.org

Computerized Braille Tutor
by Gaylen Kapperman, Toni Heinz, et al., 1995

To download:
Upshaw Institute for the Blind
www.upshawinst.org

Computerized Nemeth Code Tutor
by Gaylen Kapperman

To download:
Upshaw Institute for the Blind
www.upshawinst.org

NBA Fact Sheets, 1997

Briefs for Computer Braille Code, Foreign Language Braille, Literary Braille, Music Braille, Nemeth Code, Tactile Graphics, and Textbook Format.

To purchase:
National Braille Association, Inc.
3 Townline Circle
Rochester NY 14623-2513
1-800-244-5797
1-716-427-0263
www.nationalbraille.org

For a comprehensive list of publications (including workshop materials) available from NBA, see www.nationalbraille.org