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.


RESOURCES FOR PARENTS AND OTHER SIGHTED PERSONS

Just Enough to Know Better, A Braille Primer, 1988
by Eileen P. Curran, M.Ed.

Written primarily for parents. Included free in the Read Books! Program (see below).

To Purchase:
National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
1-617-266-6160
1-888-965-8965
Fax: (617) 437-0456
Email: www.nbp.org

Braille Is Beautiful: A Disability Awareness Curriculum for Sighted Children

Developed to promote braille literacy and to increase awareness of the capabilities of blind and visually impaired people, the National Federation of the Blind offers this program for use in the regular classroom.

To Purchase:
National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson St.
Baltimore MD 21230
1-410-659-9314
www.nfb.org

The Braille BugŪ

Go to www.afb.org to view this interactive site for elementary school-age sighted children. Lots of information for adults, too. Download word games for use in a regular classroom or at home.