Braille Reference Resources (Literary, Math/Science, Music, Spanish)

Literary Braille

Chart of the English Braille alphabet  

Chart of all contractions used in literary Unified English Braille (UEB)

Full Code Book for Unified English Braille (UEB)

Nemeth Code (Math and Science Braille)

Basic Nemeth Code “cheat sheet”

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired page about Nemeth Code for Advanced math (Algebra 1 and 2 and Geometry)

Nemeth Code Manual

Guidance for Transcription Using the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts from the Braille Authority of North America (BANA)

Music Braille

Music Braille Cheat Sheet

Overview of Music Braille

“Measure for Measure: Achieving Equality through Braille Music” A production by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) illustrating the importance of Music Braille literacy

Complete Music Braille Code guide, with explanations 

Spanish Braille

Symbols used in Spanish Braille, from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH)

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Free Canes and Cane Travel Resources

Free Long White Canes

Long white canes provided through a program of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the American Action Fund (AAF)

For blind/low vision children from birth through seven years old, the free Early Explorers program, part of the Early Childhood Initiative program offered by the National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

Instructional Videos

YouTube video discussing the importance of the long white cane and providing information and guidance to parents in the Hows and Whys of cane travel 

YouTube video, Little Long Canes, where master cane instructor Joe Cutter explains the reasons for early cane travel exploration and providing parents ideas for early instruction