[nfb-talk] Fwd: I would like to begin learning arabic... now what? how does it work for blind people?

christopher nusbaum dotkid.nusbaum at gmail.com
Tue Oct 23 11:00:54 UTC 2012

Braille would probably be the best way to go for this. As far as
learning Arabic braille, I don't know any of it, so I can't tell you
any of the symbols. However, I believe Hadley has a course on Arabic
braille. Check out www.Hadley.edu.
Hope this helps,

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On Oct 22, 2012, at 11:41 PM, Mauricio Almeida
<mauriciopmalmeida at gmail.com> wrote:

> hello all
> I figured I would forward this message to this list as well to get as
> much feedback as i can.
> I appreciat your help in advance.
> Mauricio
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Mauricio Almeida <mauriciopmalmeida at gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:19:17 -0400
> Subject: I would like to begin learning arabic... now what? how does
> it work for blind people?
> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
> hello all,
> As i previously said, I am an international relations major, and I
> want to focus on arabic studies to work better with arabic speaking
> countries.
> but in all honesty, I have no idea how a blind person can learn the
> language. I have seen aramedia has a possible screen reader, but then
> again I have no idea if it actually works.
> I have heard braille might be the best alternative, but once again i
> have no idea where one would learn arabic braille.
> can anyone give me some lights on this matter before i actually begin
> studying arabic next semester?
> thank you
> mauricio
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