Division on Visual Impairments

DVI Quarterly Volume 58(1)

A quarterly newsletter from the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments containing practitioner tips for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and other professionals.

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Rather than keep this unwieldy construction or make a special rule for the capitalization of "o'clock", the contraction itself was eliminated. Changed Punctuation and Other Symbols The dot formations of these symbols will be different from the ones used in current literary braille. They were changed for various reasons, but most of the changes are designed so that these symbols do not require specific spacing rules as they currently do. dollar $ @s percent % .0 asterisk * "9 degree ° ^j single closing quotation mark ' ,0 dash — ,- long dash —— ",- ellipsis ... 444 parentheses, opening and closing () "< "> bracket, square, opening and closing [] .< .> brace (curly brackets), opening and closing {} _< _> paragraph ¶ ^p section § ^s @.< @.> transcriber's note, opening and closing Note that the "at" sign will be @a as it is in current literary braille, but can be used anywhere, including email addresses. Also, there is no longer a general termination indicator; termination of capitals and other effects is discussed later in this document. Overview of Changes from Current Literary Braille to UEB; BANA, March 2013 2

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