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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atmosphere atmosp"h reduce r$uce erase ]ase renewed r5ew$ However, these contractions are not used when they carry over the two parts of a compound word or when they would adversely affect pronunciation: chemotherapy (no "mother" contraction) *emo!rapy enamel (no "name" contraction) 5amel doghouse (no "gh" contraction) dogh\se hereditary (no "here" contraction) h]$it>y Grade 1 Dots 56, currently known as the letter sign, will be called the grade 1 symbol indicator and will mean that the character following it is not a contraction. Dots 56 will be used more consistently when a letter stands by itself (such as in a person's middle initial). Dots 56 is not required before a single a, I, or o, which do not have contraction forms. A double dot 56 means that the next word is in grade 1, and a triple dot 56 signals the beginning of a passage that will not include any contractions. The grade 1 passage is terminated with dots 56, 3. X marks the spot. ;,x m>ks ! spot4 Do not use a ? in the file name, and be sure to save it in .docx format. ,d n use a ;8 9 ! file "n1 & 2 sure to save x 9 ;4docx =mat4 Overview of Changes from Current Literary Braille to UEB; BANA, March 2013 6

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