There are actually bills here in my state to stop braille from being taught in the school districts. I'm not in agreement with that as I use braille. I's like my pen and pencil. It also helps me not exactly take tests as I'm a slow reader but I can get by at 120 wpm when giving a speech as I don't need to talk fast anyway.
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On Oct 3, 2017, at 9:26 AM, Karim Lakhani <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Schools in Edmonton stopped teaching cursive writing in grade 3.
So the future generation coming up are going to be so relyant
on technology just like us.
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Braille, how many use it?
Braille is as important to a blind person as print is to someone
who can see. I do not see any sighted person saying they should
give up print because of technology. I am glad NVDA developers
are working on making it braille friendly. The fact that braille
displays are too expensive should not discourage learning braille
as prices are bound to come down and many get those devices the
government or private programs, anyway.
On 10/3/17, Robert Mendoza <email@example.com> wrote:
Lucky of those who has a braille display, cause here it is very
expensive and you need to buy it online or rather to pre-orderto the
selected store. So I simply used the ordinary keyboard.the
On 10/3/2017 5:41 AM, Adriani Botez wrote:
In Germany they are also bein paid by ministery of labor or by
health insurance company. And very often is being individually
if the person gets the device paid or not. It depends on the
period since last payment or on how well tested is the
features of the device.
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Gesendet: Dienstag, 3. Oktober 2017 14:35
Betreff: Re: [nvda] Braille, how many use it?
I agree. Luckily, the National Health Service here in Italy
braille displays, either totally paid by the National Health
itself, or partly - depending on the cost of the device.
I used an Optacon before the advent of braille displays, and
do, but on paper and ereaders; no longer on a pc screen, due
uncomfortable position of my workstation.
I couldn't live without braille! I switched to NVDA only once
support was introduced.
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Tis is just a question. I see a lot of work going on on the
development front to make these displays and the entering of
code more intuitive and better.
I just wondered how many folk here can afford to use a
display on their machines? Since the promised Orbit seems to
having issues getting out of the factory, most of the other
out there need a second mortgage to buy them!
Just musing that was all.
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