[blindkid] Braille writer

Robert Jaquiss rjaquiss at earthlink.net
Wed Feb 4 16:14:40 UTC 2009

Hello Debi:

     It is possible to get Extension keys for a Perkins. These attach to the 
keys making them longer and thus giving the user more leverage. Perkins also 
sells an Electric Perkins. The Montbatten might be an option, but it's 
expensive and I wonder how durable they are.


Robert Jaquiss

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Meng, Debi" <Meng at sccompanies.com>
To: <blindkid at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2009 7:10 AM
Subject: [blindkid] Braille writer

> Jonathan will never read print so it is imperative that we get him
> started learning Braille.   We currently have the old metal Perkins
> brailler.   This is very hard for our 3 year old to press the keys.
> Are there other Braille writers available for very young beginners?
> Debi
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