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The Reserve Bank has developed a credit-card sized device that uses the different lengths of Australia's banknotes to help people who are blind or have low vision distinguish between denominations. The device folds to fit easily into a standard wallet or purse.
To use the Banknote Measure device:
Learn all about the Invention Of BRAILLE - Language of the Blind
Do you know why do blind people use Braille? educational video for kids. Actually,There are so many punches in the book and the punches are raised so that we can feel them with our fingertips, Blind people to read by touching them. This is special type of writing is called Braille.
Today, Braille is the universally accepted system of writing for the blind, translated into almost every language in almost every country across the globe. But it didn’t actually start out as a tool for the blind.
At Scituates Jenkins Elementary School, visually impaired youngsters use Braille as their primary reading and writing medium, learning in regular grade-level classrooms.
Blind cadet journalist Nas Campanella is pioneering presentation of news for Triple J. In this video Nas shows how she delivers the news when she can't see and can't read braille.
As a member of the Vision Australia library you can access an exciting range of reading materials including audio books, magazines, newspapers, Braille, podcasts, journals, references, language resources and more.
At the Vision Australia Feelix Library, children from a young age can enjoy stories with their parents and siblings, and learn about braille.
The City of Sydney is road testing a new network of street signs designed to make the streets easier and safer for people with vision impairments.
Prototype tactile street signs with location information in braille and raised lettering will be on display this week at Alfred Place so people who rely on them to get around can give the City feedback about the user experience.
This page contains information about various calculator options for people who are blind or have low vision. This information will help you make an informed decision about the right calculator option for your needs.
A key function of the Reserve Bank is to design and produce banknotes that meet community needs. The Reserve Bank has consulted a wide range of subject matter experts and stakeholders during the development of each banknote series to ensure they reflect Australia's cultural identity, are secure and remain functional. One aspect of functionality is that the banknotes are accessible to people who are blind or have low vision.