The AFB Braille Alphabet Card is a braille alphabet card designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The card is embossed with the braille alphabet and braille numbers, and includes an explanation of braille and a short history of its development. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 9x 4 inches.
Alphabet & Numeral Cards, model 23-7001-3, are braille alphabet cards showing each English letter and numeral with its corresponding braille character. Each card has a blank space at the bottom for printing an organization or company name. DIMENSIONS: 3.5 x 1 inches.
The APH Friction Pad Kit, no. 1-03190-00, is designed for use with braille slates to reduce the noise of the stylus and to prevent marring of surfaces, and with other devices that tend to slip while in use. The kit consists of 3 assorted sizes of self adhesive, plastic foam strips.
The Braille Alphabet and Number Card, model 1-04020-00, is a braille alphabet and number card designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This card can be used to increase the awareness of braille among print readers. It presents the alphabet, numbers, and selected punctuation signs in braille and in regular type. A simple sentence in Grade 1 braille is included to allow for translation practice.
Braille Alphabet Cards are designed for use with individuals who are blind or have low vision. Each card shows the alphabet and numbers in standard print and Braille. The cards come in a package of 100.
The Braille Bug Alphabet Card is a braille alphabet card designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This colorful card is designed to help teach the braille alphabet. It is embossed with the braille alphabet, numbers, and commonly used punctuation. The reverse features a brief description of braille and how it is used. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 9 x 3 inches.
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To attach a Braille eraser to a Braille writer. Attach a piece of self-adhesive hook-and-loop material to the Braille eraser and the corresponding piece of self-adhesive hook-and-loop material to the Braille writer immediately to the right of the handle. Attach the Braille eraser to the Braille writer using the hook-and-loop material when the eraser is not in use. TITLE: Taming the Wild Braillewriter (in Springboard). AUTHOR: West, D. and Pruim, N. JOURNAL: RE:v
DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To Enable a teacher to mark errors in Braille text for correction. To mark errors in spelling, place a vertical in the space immediately before and immediately after the word to be corrected. If the error is the omission of a word or punctuation, place two staples, one after the other, in the space between words. Bracket incorrect punctuation with two staples. This technique can also be used when grading tests with single-letter or one-word answers. Incorrect an
The Regular, Jumbo, Reversible, and Pencil Braille Styluses are designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Regular Stylus (23-3001-7) is durable and easy to use. The Jumbo Stylus (23-2901-9) is designed for creating Jumbo braille with larger, more widely spaced dots that can be felt more easily by individuals with neurological impairments such as diabetic neuropathy. The Reversible Stylus (23-3101-5) has a braille stylus and Teflon braille eraser in one unit. The steel
The Brown Slate and Stylus, no. 1-00170-00, is designed for writing Braille for individuals who are visually impaired. The slate's back can be opended to allow for reading the Braille without having to remove the paper from the frame. The slate is made of metal and features 4 lines of 28 cells each. DIMENSIONS: 8 3/8 x 2.25 inches.
The Cassette Labeling Slate, model 23-0351-9, is a braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision as a braille labeler for cassettes. This braille slate is designed for use with Cassette Labels, model 23-4151-9, which are made of clear adhesive tape. The slate has two full rows of 14 cells on the top and bottom lines. The second and third lines have two cells at each margin. Cassette Labels are sold in a package of 25 labels.
The Compass, model 23-4201-2, and Tracing Wheel, model 23-4501-5, are tactile drawing tools designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The compass comes with a tracing wheel to draw circles up to 5.5 inches in diameter in reverse image. The tracing wheel can be used to create outlines of pictures, patterns, diagrams, etc. in reverse image.
The Correction Slate, model 23-1301-3, is a braille correcting slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 40-cell, four-line slate has the same cell spacing as a Perkins Brailler (see separate entry). It is made of aluminum and comes with a braille stylus.
The Desk Board with 27 Cell Braille Slate and Large Handle Stylus are designed for braille writing for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 27-cell per line slate provides a stiff, flat writing surface. The board is made of durable white plastic and the slate is made of metal. A hinged clamp at the top of the board holds the paper in position. Small round pegs are mounted on the black of the slate and fit into the grooves on both sides of the board. After the first four lines of wr
The Desk Slate, model 23-1401-1, is a braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 40-line, 4-cell slate allows the user to write more braille on 11 by 11.5 inch paper, and is recommended for use in transcribing. It comes with a 28-line masonite board and a braille stylus. OPTIONS: Slate (23-1501-8) and board (23-1601-6) are available separately.
E-Z Read Slates are braille slates designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These are aluminum slates with pins on the top leaf to secure the paper so that the user can read the braille without removing the paper from the slate. Available models include the ##1 E-Z Read, model 23-0701-5, a 27-cell, 4-line slate; the ##2 E-Z Read, model 23-1801-3, a 19-cell, 6-line postcard size slate; the 8 Line E-Z Read, model 23-1101-7, a 28-cell, 8-line slate; and the Jumbo E-Z Read,
The Eraser for Brailler, model 13159, is a wooden braille eraser made specifically for use with the Perkins Brailler (see separate entry).
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PURPOSE: To enable an individual doing braille transcription to accurately correct an error while the document is still in the brailler. Place a fresh sheet of braille paper in the braille writer and space to the center of the line, approximately at cell 22 or 23. Write the braille letter "x" and follow it with a space, then type the braille letter "y." Press keys one and three with the left hand and simultaneously using a permanent ink pen to draw a vertical line or dot on the si
The Focus 14 Blue is a Braille interface device designed for blind individuals to use as a personal digital assistant (PDA). The device gives the user access to email, the internet, and has features to make it a personal organizer. Features include 8-dot keyboard, USB and Bluetooth® connectivity, 14 refreshable Braille cells, smooth, a paper-like feel, thumb keys, panning buttons, and NAV Rockers. Compatible with smartphones, iPads®, tablets, and other mobile devices.
The Focus 14 Blue Custom Leather Carrying Case is a carrying case for the Focus 14, a braille interface device with an 8 dot keyboard. The Focus 14 Blue Custom Leather Carrying Case is meant for blind users. The carrying case closes magnetically, has a zippered front pocket, and shoulder strap.
The Full-page Slate is a Braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or who have low vision. This 25-line, 28-cell plastic slate accommodates standard North American paper (8.5 x 11 inches) and has Braille line numbers embossed down the side. It also has the guides used for embossing Braille on labeling tape.
The Interline Braille Writing Frame is a manual braille writing aid with stylus. The device consists of a wooden board with metal guides on the sides onto which the braille slate fits. As the writer moves down the page, the slate is moved to the next set of metal grooves. The metal slate has 2 lines of 21 cells each.
The Large and Small Handle Styluses are Braille writing aids for individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed with wooden handles and rugged metal points. One side of the Large Handle Stylus, model 1-00200-00, is flattened to prevent the stylus from rolling. The Small Handle Stylus, model 1-00220-00, has a flat end. DIMENSIONS: Large stylus is 2 3/8 x 7/8 inches; small stylus measures 1 7/8 x .75 inches.
The Large Wooden Eraser, model 23-3701-2, is a braille eraser designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is especially designed for use with the Perkins Brailler (see separate entries).
The Marburg Braille Writing Slate, model 30712, is a manual braille writing aid designed to allow brailling an entire 8.5 x 11 inch page without having to move the slate or adjust the paper. The slate is made of durable plastic and has 30 cells per line. DIMENSIONS: 8.75 x 12 inches. COLOR: Black.
The Neoprene Rubber Pad, model 23-5601-2, is a braille slate friction pad designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The pad is placed under a braille slate to protect the desk or other surface during brailling. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 x 11.5 inches.
The Plastic Braille Eraser, no. 1-00280-00, is a pencil shaped device for correcting braille for individuals who are visually impaired. It has a small tip at one end for erasing one dot at a time, and a larger end suitable for erasing entire cells. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches long, 3/8 inches in diameter.
The Playing Card Slate, model 23-2101-6, is a braille slate designed to create brailled playing cards for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This slate allows the user to braille any standard size playing card. It is made of aluminum and comes with a braille stylus.
The Pocket Slate is a braille slate designed with slots for labeling for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The metal slate has 28 cells and is designed with pins up. DIMENSIONS: 8.25 x 1.75 inches.
Pocket Slates are braille slates designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The ##1 Pocket Slate, model 23-0301-4, is a 27-cell, 4-line slate; the ##2 Pocket Slate, model 23-0401-2, is a 19-cell, 6-line postcard size slate; and the ##140 Pocket Slate, model 23-0601-7, is a 40-cell, 4-line slate designed for use without a board. All models are made of aluminum and come with a braille stylus.
The Postcard Slate and Stylus, models 1-00110-00 and 1-00180-00, are Bralli slates and styluses designed for writing Braille on cards or small sheets of paper for individuals who are visually impaired. This is ideal for writing shorts and memos rather than wasting large sized paper. Two models are available in the postcard size. Interpoint allows embossing on both sides of the paper (see separate entry. The other model has pins pointing upwards. The slates are made of lightweight metal and provi
The Saddle Shaped Stylus, model 1-00210-00, is a braille stylus designed with a unique handle to provide a sure grip for individuals who are blind and have limited hand strength and mobility. The index finger fits snugly into a concave "dip" in the top of the handle. The handle is plastic with a metal point. DIMENSIONS: Stylus measures 2-5/8 x 1/14 inches.
The Single Line Labeling Slate, model 23-2001-3, is a braille slate designed for use in labeling by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 25-cell aluminum slate is used for embossing Dymo labeling tape (see separate entry)and other items.
The Small Loose Leaf Pocket Notebook, model 23-2501-7, is a three-ring notebook with a 20-cell, 8-line braille slate and room for storing notes and extra paper. It uses 3-holed loose-leaf paper measuring 3.5 by 6 1/8 inches (see separate entry for Braille Paper Pad.) This braille notebook also comes with a braille stylus.
Standard Pocket Slates, models 1-00090-00 and 1-00080-00, are Braille slates designed for writing Braille for individuals with a visual impairment. The slates are available in two styles. The metal Pocket Slate is a 28 cell slate with pins down. The plastic Pocket Slate features 28 cells per line, with pins pointing up. DIMENSIONS: Both models measure 8.25 x 1.75 inches.
The Standard Slate is a braille slate designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This 28-cell, 4-line slate comes with a stylus and is available in metal or plastic.
Designed for upward embossing. Inverter is a spring loaded steel punch with a sharply pointed tip. Tip punches a hole, and leaves a raised dot as it springs back. Butyl rubber pad protects the surface below. Pad 12 by 12 inches. For constructing simple charts, diagrams, graphs and maps.
Thermo-Pen I is a thermal pen designed for use in the creation of tactile images and messages for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Thermo-Pen I is a writing instrument designed to create a raised image directly on Flexi - Paper tactile graphics paper (see separate entry). Thermo-Pen I is a portable device that works with a battery pack. When the pen is plugged into the battery pack it is ready to produce images directly onto Flexi - Paper. A tactile image is formed on Flexi-Paper by
Thermo-Pen II is a thermal pen designed for use in the creation of tactile images and messages for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Like Thermo-Pen I (see separate entry), Thermo-Pen II is a writing instrument designed to create a raised image directly on tactile graphics paper. By holding the pen vertically above a sheet of Flexi-Paper (see separate entry) and passing it slowly across the paper (no pressure necessary), a tactile image is formed. Thermo-Pen II also creates tactile i
The Wooden Braille Eraser, model 1-00270-00, is a braille eraser for individuals who are visually impaired. It is made of maple with a natural finish. It has a round tip on one end; and on the other, a handle with a flattened side to prevent the eraser from rolling away. DIMENSIONS: 2.5 inches long.