Useful Links

The following links have been selected to provide you with further information and resources on braille and braille literacy

Round Table on Information Access for People with Print Disabilities Inc.

Australian Braille Authority

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.

International Council on English Braille
Useful information on UEB and also links to download the UEB Rulebook.

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

American Foundation for the Blind
Information from the American Foundation for the Blind

American Printing House for the Blind
Information from the American Printing House 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.