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Thursday, December 28, 2006

Braille Magnetic Letters

Here's a great learning tool! Not only is each magnetic piece in the shape of the print capital letter, but the Braille equivalent is embossed onto each one as well. Blind and sighted people can reinforce Braille skills and practice spelling out words together by sticking the letters onto a refrigerator, filing cabinet, or cookie sheet. And best of all, none of the pieces will slide around while being read by touch.

Click this link to purchase the Braille Magnetic Letters from Future Aids and don't forget to purchase a set of Braille Magnetic Numbers.

That's right, you already know what these are ... Almost. What's cool about this 26-piece set, though, is that there aren't just the numbers from 0 through 9 with Braille on them. Also included is a second set of numbers, as well as the standard math signs. This way, assuming there's a real math whiz around, you'll have your Braille numbers down pat in no time!

Future Aids: The Braille Superstore
(A Division of MarvelSoft Enterprises, Inc.)
33222 Lynn Ave.
Abbotsford, BC
V2S 1C9 Canada
Toll Free: 800-987-1231

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