National Technical Assistance Center on Blindness and Visual Impairment (NTAC-BVI)

NTAC-BVI
Mississippi State University

Braille and Transcription Services

Braille

  • Alphabetical Index of Braille Signs
    A chart of signs in Literary Braille, in graphic format.
    URL: http://www.omniglot.com/writing/braille.htm
  • Aster DotsPlus
    Accessibility to scientific information by the blind: Dotsplus and ASTER could make it easy.
    URL: http://dots.physics.orst.edu/csun94.html
  • Braille Authority of North America
    The mission of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) is to assure literacy for tactile readers through the standardization of braille and/or tactile graphics. BANA's purpose is to promote and to facilitate the uses, teaching and production of braille. It publishes rules, interprets and renders opinions pertaining to braille in all existing and future codes.
    URL: http://www.brailleauthority.org
  • Braille Bug Today
    List of resources for parents, teachers of students who are blind.
    URL: http://www.afb.org/braillebug
  • Braille Letters
    This site contains links to braille and low vision resources.
    URL: http://www.hotbraille.com
  • Braille Slates
    As a primary tool of literacy, the slate and stylus is a blind person's pencil with similar advantages--extremely portable, low in cost, does not require batteries or electricity, and no moving parts that can easily break. This site contains a collection consisting of 243 individual slates, representing 200 unique items from 25 countries.
    URL: http://www.brailleslates.org
  • Braille Works
    Braille Works seeks to advance independence and promote inclusive opportunities for the visually impaired and learning disabled through our products and services.
    URL: http://www.brailleworks.com
  • Dancing Dots
    Accessible music technology for blind and low vision performers for reading, writing and recording music in braille, print and audio formats.
    URL: http://www.dancingdots.com
  • Dots Plus Project
    DotsPlus Braille is a set of tactile fonts that permits virtually any computer document written in a language based on the roman alphabet to be printed in a form readable by a blind person.
    URL: http://dots.physics.orst.edu/dotsplus.html
  • Dr. Raman's Home Page
    Information on AsTer System for verbalizing mathematical notation from a computer.
    URL: http://www.cs.cornell.edu/Info/People/raman/raman.html
  • Lutheran Braille Workers
    URL: http://www.lbwinc.org/
  • Second Sense
    URL: http://www.second-sense.org/
  • Standard English Braille Cell List
    URL: http://dots.physics.orst.edu/gs_bs_seb.html

Braille Books

Braille Graphics

Braille Music

Braille Transcription Resources

Learning Braille

NRTC

Address:
P. O. Box 6189
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Phone:
662-325-2001
800-675-7782

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Funded by:
Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) Grant #H133B10022.
GRANT 90RT5040-01-00