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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John F. Kennedy ,john ;,f4 ,k5n$y The toddler sang repeatedly: "B-i-n-g-o, b-i-n-g-o, b-i-n-g-o, and Bingo was his name!" ,! toddl] sang rep1t$ly3 8;;;,b-i-n-g-o1 b-i-n-g-o1 b-i-n-g-o1;' & ,b+o 0 8 "n60 Italics, Bold, Underline These also have different indicators for covering a single symbol, a word, or a passage. The use of word and passage indicators is intended to cut down on the number of individual indicators to be used. It also allows for a clear method to show when one letter or part of a word is emphasized as is increasingly common in educational material. Just like in current braille, these attributes are only meant to be shown when necessary for emphasis or distinction, not for visual effect (i.e., not as often as they are used in print). For example, if the title of a document is centered and in bold, the bold is not shown in braille. Italics Underline Bold single letter .2 _2 ^2 word .1 _1 ^1 passage (begin and end) .7 .' _7 _' ^7 ^' The symbols for the endings of passages are placed, unspaced, after the last word. It is so loud in here. ,x is s .1l\d 9 "h4 I guess things are not always what they seem, she thought. .7,i guess ?+s >e n alw :at !y seem1.' %e ?"\4 I really enjoy underlining words when I am writing. ,i _7r1lly 5joy "ul9+ ^ws_' :5 ,i am writ+4 Web and Email Addresses, File Names, Twitter Handles, etc. In UEB there is no need to switch into computer braille code to write these, and therefore no need for begin and end computer code symbols. All of the same symbols can be used, governed by the same rules, whether in an electronic address or not. Overview of Changes from Current Literary Braille to UEB; BANA, March 2013 7

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