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Braille

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Characterized by raised dots, braille is a method of communication for blind people. Ask questions about the history of braille and how to read it here.

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Because they could not read and write using the regular alphabet, blind people could not learn in the same way that sighted children did at the time, and so rarely attended school. This raised the stereotype that all blind people were mentally disabled. Many people pitied them, for they often ended...
Monique Braille was Louis Braille's mother. Louis also had an older  sister named Monique Catherine Josephine Braille (b.1793).
Braille was needed so blind people could read.
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When you are blind, you obviously can't see the regular print on books, signs, or anything for that matter. It's just like a foreign language. They need to learn it so that they can read what normal sighted people read.
You can read Braille wiith your fingertips. It is a method of reading using touch instead of eyesight. It's mainly used by people with impaired vision, but people who can see can also learn to read Braille. A Braille cell has 1 to 6 raised dots. You can read by feeling these dots, along with the...
Braille is a RAISED form of writing so it is easy to feel with the fingers.
I don't think anyone knows which eye it was, i can't find the exact answer. but i do know that it was the eye that was hit with the awl.
Braille is an arrangement of raised dots on a surface that form numbers, letters, and words. Blind persons feel the dots with their fingertips to recognize the patterns. The technique is similar to holding a pair of dice in your hand and feeling the dents that tell you what number is on each face....
the braille glove is a glove that you wear that you can touche flat objects and feel what they are. it was invented by Ryan Patterson in 2002 at a burger kings when he saw a woman having trouble ordering because she was deaf. thus he created the glove.   This device was invented in the year 2002...
It is a device that senses its wearer's hand movements and transmits them wirelessly to a tiny handheld monitor, where they appear as words. This helps deaf people communicating with non sing language speakers.
  Johanna Sullivan, nicknamed Annie, was born April 14, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts. 1866-1936, American educator, friend and teacher of Helen Keller, b. Feeding Hills, Mass. Placed in Tewksbury almshouse (1876), she was later admitted (1880) to Perkins Institution for the Blind, since...
He invented Braille, a system of raised-dot writing so blind people could read using their finger-tips.
Braille has gone through many changes over the years. The most  recent changes involve the addition of contractions and capital  letters.
Yes, she could read and write in Braille.
You don't really need tools to make it, all you need is a pencil. The way Louis Braille made it was by using his stylus in his dormitory room and punching holes in a piece of paper. Hope this helped.
Yes, she could read and write in Braille.
Braille solved a new way of learning for blind people. =)
Well, Braille changed the world of blind people. The blind people can understand each other and know things that we already know
(*As it is difficult to write out the dot forms in text, see the related link for Braille translations.)
I actually work at the Braille Institute so I can answer this well. Braille is the written language by which blind and visually impaired people "read" anything. Whereas we "see" words on paper and understand what they mean, the visually impaired "feel" them and are able to interpret that way....
Louis Braille invented the form of writing "braille" which allows blind people to read.
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He had an accident with one of his fathers sharp tool. He lost sight in one eye. The infection spread to his other eye and lost his sight.
he stabed his eye with an awl
  I use several different devices to write Braille. Sometimes I use a device called a Braille writer, which is kind of like a small typewriter. A Braille writer has nine keys. Six of the keys are used to form the Braille letters or symbols. In addition, there is a line-space key to move to the...
Louis braille invented a system for blind people called braille.
When Louis Braille was 3, he was playing with one of his father's tools called a Stitching awl. It was used to sew leather.http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/File:Sewing_awl.jpg
all a briefcase was lost while travelling in a dtc bus from x to y on date and time. If found please sent to address.
Louis is famouse for inventing a reading system for the blind ("Braille") consisting of dots and dashes.
Even if it was a guide dog I can't see why, but if the company wanted to claim ownership to that extent its vision-impaired owner should insist that the CEO follow them around with a poopa scoopa!
By a sickness that gets into your lungs called tuberculosis. You can get it from crowded and damp environments.He died of tuberculosis.
One way blind people can read is by using braille, which is a code, a code described by many people as bumps on paper. A secondary way blind people read is auditorially. They can listen to books on different devices.
The very first braille computer terminal was invented by a woodworking teacher at the Perkins School for the Blind named David Abraham. This was in 1951. It was very different from what we would now recognize as a refreshable braille display device. The modern type of braille display was developed...
1 Unless a manuscript has been written originally in Braille, it needs to be transcribed. This is generally done in one of three ways. A typist using a special six-key typing machine may re-type the manuscript in Braille. Braille transcribers are specially trained and certified. Professional Braille...
Louis Braille was inspired in 1821 by former French Army captain, Charles Barbier de la Serre. Serre visited Braille's school to show his invention of night writing, called sonography. This invention was based off a series of 12 raised dots and numbers, which allowed top-secret information to be...
No, it's impossible for the prize to have been awarded to him. The Nobel Prize was not established until 1895. Louis Braille died in 1852. Nobel Prizes are never awarded posthumously, they are only awarded to living people.yes he got a type of language named after him
Louis Braille invented Braille when he was fifteen year old.
There used to be several country devised versions of braille but I understand those who use braille as their main written language have been working to standardise the language throughout the world.
What you can do is read little bits of the book. If it is a chapter book, then read each chapter.
it is used for legally blind citizens in America
He got it in 1835 in his late twenties
It is faster to read a small pattern of six consistent dots then to have to recognize 26 different letters and ten digits. Braille understood that to be quick, the user had to be able to 'read' the entire letter without moving the finger.
Braille was made by Louis Braill in 1824 at the age of fifteen after an accident in his fathers shop.
he grew up in paris france
Louis's eyes were damaged because he stabbed himself in the eye with an awl. awl=a pointed tool to make holes in things
The word braille originates from the man who invented it Louis Braille
it was to help the blind read
Most sources state that in the US, less than 10% of the legally blind people can read braille.
for blind people
Braille is writing system which enables blind and partially sighted people to read and write through touch. It was invented by Louis Braille (1809-1852), who was blind and became a teacher of the blind. It consists of patterns of raised dots arranged in cells of up to six dots in a 3 x 2...
yes he stabbed himself with a chisle
Louis got a scholarship to the Royal Institution for Blind Youth in Paris when he felt that he needed a better ed.
He invented the braille writing system, and that is named 'Braille' after him.
Well, its made blind people be able to read, for one thing.
Louis Braille traveled to California the capital of Idaho boize were the dinosaurse are alive. yup .my great grandpa said so .....l...
The original large scale prototype of the Braille computer printer was invented in 1972 by a blind engineer named Roland Galarneau.
Seriously? This is a question? The man's last name was Braille. Of course he named his invention after himself.
Louis Braille died 6 January 1852.To read more http://www.answers.com/topic/louis-braille
Louis Braille, the inventor, of Braille, a method of reading and writing for the visually impaired, is a non fiction person, and thus, yes, did have parents.
qual o continente da frança?
he died in France.From a rare sickness that we can still catch 2day
How good was Louis braille's education
t's 2 dots and 1 dot on the bottom then a triangle with the point towards the right then 2 dots in the middle with 1 dot on top on the right side and 1 dot on bottom to the left.
As a completely blind person, I think there is nothing more helpful. I am able to function as anyone else can in school, which would be impossible without Braille. Braille also allows me to succeed in music, as there is a way to write music in Braille. I'll never stop using it, and I'm extremely...
First of all the inventor of braille is Louis braille he invented braille cause he was blind and wanted other blind people to read so for each letter he poked a dot to feel which made a letter
    This is so easy       you just have to name what soap does and how it feels and things  
Braille hepled blind people and people with disablitles to read and write!
Almost all braille is made up of six dots. However, some refreshable Braille displays use eight dots in each cell to save room and make reading quicker.
braille has simpiy not changed overtime
Braille was named after the French founder of the written language, Louis Braille.
Braille is a system of raised dots arranged in a 2 x 3 grid to an internationally agreed pattern and spacing. A blind person 'reads' Braille by feeling for the raised dots with their finger-tips and 'de-cyphering' them.
Louis invented braille because he was blind at the age of three and needed to learn in school and he loked to read alot he wanted to lern more and he couldn't because he was blind.
Louis braille had 1 sister , and 1 brother.
so blind people can use atms to
his favorite food was a simple dish of boiled crabs
Louis Braille liked boiled crabs mostly.