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  • Braille Analysis

    Phonetic systems because they are disabilities. The strongest case for the importance of Braille is linked to the 'literacy argument,' which advocates that Braille allows users to learn spelling, punctuation, and gain an understanding of how text is formatted on the page. Audio books have provided an excellent additional resource for reading comprehension - but listening is not synonymous with reading and studies show that students who can read Braille tend to acquire higher literacy rates on average. (Transforming Braille Project Charter, June 2012). However nowadays there many methods for deaf and blind learn for examples they can use the Braille code to learn. Braille is use by people who are deaf or blind. As Penn says,“Braille is a system of raised dots that can be read with the fingers by people who are blind or who have low vision. Teachers, parents, and others who are not visually impaired ordinarily read braille with their eyes. Braille is not a language. Rather, it is a code by which many languages—such as English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and dozens of others—may be written and read. Braille is used by thousands of people all over the world in their native languages, and provides a means of literacy for all.”(2016) According to Randall Pope,“Deaf-blind people can also use braille notetakers to communicate with others who don’t know braille or their communication system. Many braille notetakers can be connected with personal digital assistants (PDAs) that…

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  • The Critical Role Of Creativity In Young Children

    unaware of how to use it. I personally do not favor the fact that most schools do not combine this class with the school’s curriculum, which deprives students, myself included, from this vital way of thinking. The notable Chinese philosopher, Confucius, once said, “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Children who enjoy being creative and who have the qualities of growing up to be innovators or applying this trait to their everyday jobs will, as Confucius…

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  • Figuratively Blind Analysis

    When looking at a public figure or hero, we usually see that person as being strong physically and mentally. They can understand what is going on and can sense if something is wrong and if it can be fixed. On the other hand, when someone is figuratively blind, they are looked as being weak or confused. That they don’t see fully what is happening in front of them and due to this they don’t have power; This type of thinking is present is both stories like books, and in everyday society. Since the…

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  • Blindness In Raymond Carver's Cathedral

    Blindness is a trait that can be applied to an assortment of scenarios. People can be blind to their feelings, blind to their addictions, or blind to the world around them. In “Cathedral”, written by Raymond Carver, blindness is shown in two people: Robert and the Narrator. Robert’s blindness is in the form of a physical blindness–the inability to use his eyes to see the world around him. This, however, does not inhibit him from experiencing the world around him, unlike the Narrator. The…

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  • Irony And Symbolism In Raymond Carver's Cathedral

    Looking But Not Seeing. Appreciably, blindness is a dominant theme woven through the garment of the “Cathedral” story by Raymond Carver. One is taken aback by the utter rawness and cold attitude exhibited by the narrator about the blind man. The narrator loudly wonders on who could dare attend a little wedding between Robert, the blind man and his sweetheart Beulah and further states that he does not have any blind person as a friend. As the story develops, one thing becomes certain that the…

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  • The Role Of Acceptance In Raymond Carver's Cathedral

    Acceptance is key, and, under no circumstances can you know what a person may hold for your future. The narrator in Raymond Carver's short story "Cathedral" was not very accepting of his wife contacting the blind man named Robert with the help of tapes. When he came to visit the couple, the narrator, known as "Bub," was shocked to find that the stereotypes of blind men, which he learned by watching movies, were all false. Carver made Bub to be blind, not physically, but to what communication can…

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  • The Science Behind The Mind's Eye What The Blind See Analysis

    experiences and memories. Dennis Shulman was another individual who was mentioned in the essay. He states that: I still live in a visual world after thirty-five years of blindness. I have very vivid visual memories and images. My wife, whom I have never seen—I think of her visually. My kids, too. I see myself visually—but it is as I last saw myself, when I was thirteen, though I try hard to update the image. I often give public lectures, and my notes are in Braille; but when I go over them in…

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  • Assistive Technology Case Study

    Touch Mobile phone: It is one of the smartest touch phones designed for users with limitations of visions. It is characterized by displaying things on the screen in the form of characters or symbols that the user can sense and understand. He can also make phone calls and answer incoming calls, in addition to the possibility of reading web pages and books (Dim and Ren, 2014).  Screen Reader device: Screen readers are widely used among the blind, this device reads everything displayed on the…

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  • The Importance Of Disabilities

    among society. Disabilities all vary amongst individuals. They can be either physical or mental, or both. It can be developed, or already present from birth, or caused by accidents or injuries. It can improve as well as worsen over time. It is a thing most people have to learn to live with, and can create a barrier to one’s life. The importance of disabilities have not come to much consideration until the early 1800s. Before then, handicapped were highly discriminated against. In 1817, the…

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  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Analysis

    deserved such sweeping reforms. By depicting “The Rural Couple” in gray stone and metal, Segal sets a solemn tone for an audience in the 21st century that is so temporally detached from the hardships of the Great Depression in order to demonstrate the dire need for an economic overhaul at the time. In addition to the historical aspects surrounding the memorial, the cultural context and impact also ought to be examined. Unique to the FDR memorial is its high accessibility to the disabled. Most…

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