Braille Tutor

An aid for sighted people learning Braille.

The software uses the home keys as the 6 keys of a Perkins to enable you to practise your Braille skills with instant feedback. Text is displayed and you are prompted to enter the Braille version. As you progress through the lessons more contractions are used.

It also allows the opposite – display Braille and prompt you to enter the text so you can practise your reading skills.

The software was developed but never released – please contact us if you think this would be of interest to you.


  • The Braille Tutor
    The software uses the 6 home keys (SDFJKL) of the qwerty keyboard as the 6 keys of a perkins and provides a series of lessons for users to practice their braille skills. As you progress through the lessons more contractions are used. The top bubble informs the user what to do. The middle bubble shows […]