The following links have been selected to provide you with further information and resources on braille and braille literacy
NextSense Institute Continuing Education
Courses and workshops on braille and education of children with vision impairment
VI Family Network
Home of the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register and links to Australian low vision resources, newsletters from partner organisations and events.
Duxbury Systems Inc.
Produces braille translation software and ‘perky Duck’ braille emulator
Louis Braille and the braille system
Information from Duxbury on the inventor Louis Braille
Perkins School for the Blind, USA, website contains a huge range of teaching resources
Texas School for the Blind
Resources, publications and information on courses and conferences for vision impaired
What is Braille?
Information from the American Foundation for the Blind
ABC of Braille
Information from Vision Australia
Braille Guidelines and Codes (2013)
PDF document of useful braille code guidelines and links to documents from various listed sources
Guidelines for Producing Accessible E-text (2018)
E-text is structured electronic text which is accessible to people with a print disability, that is, to people who can’t access information from regular print.