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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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Paris The braille system was devised in 1821 by Louis Braille in Paris, France It is widely used by blind people to read and write Louis Braille It was invented by Louis Braille,after whom it is named,in 1821 Definition of Braille Braille is the writing that blind people can read. It was created…
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The Braille system for the blind was invented on January 1, 2, or 3 of the year 1825 by Louis Braille (January 4, 1809 - January 6, 1852.). At the age of 3 Braille had an accident which sadly made him blind. But, he was eager to learn and even more eager to read. So, he went to Paris and attended th…
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Before the invention of braille, there was not a reliable independent means of writing for blind people. If a blind person needed something written, it would be dictated to a sighted scribe. Books for the blind were created using embossed print letters. These books were very large and expensive to p…
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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 emp…
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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. …
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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.
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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
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A method of allowing people to read using touch rather than sight. It is meant for blind people and uses arrangement of raised bumps to represent letters. Since it is difficult to recreate in text form, see the related links for images.
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You lightly run your fingertips over the patterned dots.i really don't know. maybe you should go on google and ask them
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He was a blind person who invented a way for the blind to "read" using the sense of touch. Answer2:Louis Braille was born in 1809 in the village of Coupvray in France, about 25 miles [40 km] from Paris. His father, Simon-René Braille, made a living as a harness maker. Perhaps young Louis often pl…
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Frank H. Hall (Superintendent of the Illinois Institution for the Blind) invented the first Braille writer in 1892. The most popular and durable one now in use was invented by David Abraham. The Braille writing system itself was invented by blind Louis Braille, who was French, between 1821 and 1824…
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Louis braille invented it in 1825
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It is difficult to replicate in text form, but it is available in many places on the internet, including Answers. com and other locations listed in the related links below. Each character consists of one to six dots arranged in a 'cell' two dot spaces wide and three dot spaces high. In other words e…
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Louis Braille was a blind man. He could play piano when he was three. When he got older, he realized that he was gifted, but he wanted all blind people to be able to play music, read, and write. Louis Braille invented the Braille system in 1824 to enable the blind to read by using a combination of …
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The Braille system was developed in 1829 by the Frenchman Loius Braille.
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The braille booklet comes with the game guide, which you'll have to purchase.
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The Frenchman Louis Braille invented the Braille System in 1821.
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Louis Braille is famous for inventing the reading system for blind people that bears his name.
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the braille alphabet was invented because every one waas blind and dumb
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A type of writing called Braille. A bunch of bumps that form words and letters. A blind person will touch the bumps and can feel what the letter, word or sentence is. Braille is most commonly found in door plates that name a room such as the bathroom. There are also Braille books.
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He was a simple man....He didint really do much because of his blindness,but he always had a good friendship with his brother and 2 sisters .....He always wanted to be like his father, which wasn't always a good thing, thats how he became blind at the age of 4 completely...He was playing in his fath…
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Helen Keller didn't understand the word water
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Braille is usually taught in specialist schools for the visually-impaired (fully blind or partially sighted). It may be possible to find a braille tutor offering private home-tuition.
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it helped the blind people to communicate with us i guess so.
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"Braille"comes from the name of its French inventor, Louis Braille (1809-1852). He invented it so that blind people like himself would be able to read.
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Louis Braille was twelve years old when he merely perfected the "Night writing" system that was invented by Charles Barbier in 1821. Barbier made this system for Napoleon so he could read messages at night without a lamp. Louis Braille perfected this system in 1821.
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no, people are only using dungeons now for amusement, for instant London dungeonschris
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Braille is a writing system that is used by blind and visually impaired. Braille was developed by Louis Braille who went blind as a child and developed the system at age 15. The braille system is raised bumps that are found on paper and each represent something different. The braille alphabet can be…
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Braille was invented in 1821, though probably not in one day. Louis Braille was twelve years old when he invented the system, though it was not widely accepted at the time. The Braille system became the official reading and writing method of the National Institute for Blind Youth only six months aft…
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Numbers in braille use the same characters as the first 10 letters of the alphabet, preceded by the number symbol. A is 1, B is 2, and so on until J, which is 0. For example, the telephone number 5551298 would be written as #eeeabih.
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No, you read it left to right. The fingers feel in the same pattern as the eyes read a line of text on a page. They go from the top left to the top right, move a line down and continue the pattern. When writing braille by hand using a slate (a special stencil for braille), it is written from the ba…
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Braille affects daily life because it helps blind people see
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Braille is a language of raised bumps on paper or other materials. To use Braille you run your fingers over the bumps. Each group of bumps stands for a letter, number, or other written character. So after some months of practice, people can read these bumps on paper just as sighted persons read text…
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Louis Braille was born on 4th January, 1809, at Coupvray, near Paris. At three years of age an accident deprived him of his sight, and in 1819 he was sent to the Paris Blind School. Young Louis Braille desperately wanted to read. He realized the vast world of thought and ideas that was locked out to…
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Yes, Braille is still used today. There are different places you can find them like in libraries, book stores, an ext. Mostly blind people use braille .
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Braille code has an alphabet, as well as words and phrases, which are all represented by series of raised dots. It is commonly used as a method for blind people to read. By feeling with their fingers, they can 'read' special print of raised dots which form symbols. They must attend a special school …
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He invented a system of raised dots to represent letters, so that blind people could read. It is called the Braille script. Check the related link for more info 200 years ago he invented Braille, for blind people
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The form of Braille used in FireRed and LeafGreen is a visual representation of the language of touch used by the blind. A braille chart can be used to decipher the messages in the Sealed and Island Caves.
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You can see what Braille looks like by clicking on the link below. You can also see braille on the buttons of elevators.
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Louis Braille became blind at the age of three. He was playing with an awl in his fathers workshop, and it slipped out of his hands, it hit him in the eye. They thought it wasn't serious at first, but then it became infected. Answer 2: Louis Braille was born in 1809 in the village of Coupvray in Fr…
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False, Louis Braille devised his scheme in 1821.
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Louis Braille died on January 6, 1852 at the age of 43.
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Louis Braille died 2 days after his forty-third birthday.
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Braille computers were invented in May of 1972 by Roland Galarneau.
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Braille was needed so blind people could read.
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Braille has gone through many changes over the years. The most recent changes involve the addition of contractions and capital letters.
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Braille works as raised dots on a flat surface which the blind can feel and 'read' using their fingers.Braille works by blind people feeling raised dots similar to Morse code.
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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.
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By a sickness that gets into your lungs called tuberculosis. You can get it from crowded and damp environments.He died of tuberculosis.
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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 …
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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 tra…
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Louis Braille invented Braille when he was fifteen year old.
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it is used for legally blind citizens in America
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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.
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6 January 1852
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Braille was made by Louis Braill in 1824 at the age of fifteen after an accident in his fathers shop.
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Both were beaten as children and have scars from it.
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Louis got a scholarship to the Royal Institution for Blind Youth in Paris when he felt that he needed a better ed.
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The original large scale prototype of the Braille computer printer was invented in 1972 by a blind engineer named Roland Galarneau.
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Louis Braille died 6 January 1852.To read more http://www.answers.com/topic/louis-braille
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he died in France.From a rare sickness that we can still catch 2day
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so blind people can read.
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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.
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Louis braille had 1 sister , and 1 brother.
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There are two types of braille keyboards. The most common type of braille keyboard is the chorded keyboard used on the Perkins brailler and on electronic braille notetakers. These keyboards do not have a separate key for each letter. There is one key for each dot of a braille cell. To type one lette…
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louis braille went to the blinds school and the handron high
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When Bob Ewells met Atticus at the post office he spit in his face, called him names and asked him "Too proud to fight, you 'African American' lovin' *****?" Atticus just walks away. Atticus later tells Jem and Scout not to worry about it because Mr. Ewells just needed to get out his frustration abo…
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you can learn braille in schools for blind people
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Louis Braille's full name Louis Braille. Blind himself, he would go on to create a writing system of raised dots that is used by the blind.
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the caps lock (you forget its on) the numpad (you dont use it) the tab button (its hard to understand!.. you dont use it anyway) - [ Another answer ] - If not wireless, keyboards can cause another wire or two to bulk up any workplace or computer-space. They keyboard itself can take up space, too…
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Errors in braille transcription are best looked for by a human expert who is certified in braille transcription. In the United States, braille transcription certificates are issued by the Library of Congress. See attached link for a list of certified braille proofreaders.
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The Braille Glove was invented on 2002 by a 18-year old boy. This invention started on a Burger King where this 18-year old boy saw a blind woman having a hard time ordering because of her difficulties. So he decided to come up with something and here it is: The Braille Glove!
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Yes, but in different countries, Braille is in different languages. For example, in Germany, people use Braille, but if you knew how to read Braille, you would also have to know German to understand what the words say in English. People who use Braille do not have their own language; they just write…
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Louis Braille did have siblings. He had three siblings, two sisters, and one brother who were all older than Louis. He was the fourth child.
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Braille is made up of raised dots and is used as a language for blind people to read. If you are referring to braille used in Pokemon, it is used in puzzles, such as when you find the caves that the regi's are in you have to convert the text from braille to English to find out how to get them. It i…
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Creating writing for blind people so they could read.
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IT IS WRITING IN WHICH THE THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS OF THE WRITER ARE RECORDED AS THEY OCCUR. It is a form of writing that, rather than having an obvious plot with an obvious beginning and end, dips in and out, possibly of the thoughts of the characters, demonstrating how they interact. It is also used…
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About as long as it takes the average person to read normal letters. Even less if you already know how to read normally, all you need to know is the letters and punctuation. It's not a difficult idea to grasp for most people. This isn't the same for everybody though. It does take a while to be able …
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Louis Braille, who Braille is named after.
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At a book store
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Braille was invented by Louis Braille (no kidding!?) when he was in his teens. He became blind after his father (a leather worker) left him alone in his office. Louis picked up a tool used to make holes in tough leather and by accident stuck it in his eye. He was only blind in one eye but kept rubbi…
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It is the blind people who uses braille. Actually braille system was introduced by Louis braille,after whom it was named.
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Louis Braille lived in Paris, in France. Born in Coupvray, France. Went to Paris at age 10, to go to the Institution Royale des Jeunes Aveugles (Royal Institute For Young Blindes). He died of TB in Paris in 1852
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the computers for the blind were invented in 1972 by Roland Galarneau.
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Because its important to blind people.
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Yes Louis Braille was blinded in one eye at the age of three due a workshop accident, and became completely blind in both eyes by the age of five. Louis Braille, famous as the inventor of the Braille system for the blind, was blinded at age three in an accident. He designed the Braille system when …
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Yes Braille is used all round the world, including Australia.
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Braille is a system of reading and writing that can be used by blind people, consisting of symbols created by arranging raised dots. Prior to the development of braille, blind people did not have an independent means of writing, and the only reading material that was available was in embossed print …
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Louis Braille became blind by accident in 1812 when he was 3 years old.
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It originated in Paris, France. Louis Braille invented it there.
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IParis Royal institute for the blind
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"live without seeing, but be what you are"
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"Live without seeing, but be what you are." - Louis Braille
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Thanks to Braille, Visually impaired people can read things from cookbooks to toilet doors(if its womens or mens) and they can write too. Braille has changed the world:)
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