Category: Braille

FSCast 213, Dr. Robert Englebretson discusses his ongoing research about reading and writing Braille

On FSCast 213, Dr. Robert Englebretson, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Rice University, discusses the Braille code for the International Phonetic Alphabet, why reading Braille is different than reading print, and his ongoing research about how Braille is taught. Here’s a link to Dr. Englebretson’s home page, And one to the Braille IPA specification, including …

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February 2022 Freedom Scientific Student of the Month

The Freedom Scientific Student of the Month program features K-12 students living in the U.S. who are blind or visually impaired and use Freedom Scientific technology to achieve educational goals. The Student of the Month for February 2022 is Brennan, a senior from California. Before his senior year, Brennan primarily used a Braille notetaker to …

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Join Us for A Webinar On New JAWS Braille Features for Multilingual Users

Are you a multilingual JAWS and braille user? Want to learn about the new braille features in JAWS 2022? Join Glen Gordon and Adi Kushnir Thursday, October 28 at 10:00 AM Eastern time for a live webinar. They’ll provide an overview of the new braille features, and discuss how to: Configure braille language profiles Select …

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