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Photo collage of TSBVI, happy students on a bus and our all-abilities playground.

Photo collage of TSBVI, happy students on a bus and our all-abilities playground.


Students learned to prepare food, take orders and make deliveries this summer.


TSBVI students singing and playing guitar during the TSBVI School of Rock.


Students learn the importance of knowing braille and reading often.


TSBVI has some of the best teachers in the world! In this photo, a teacher smiles with a student as they practice hand signing.


Telebraille Assessment Form

Basic Setup

Independent

With Assistance

Other

Plug in power supply cord      
Connect braille box to TDD      
Turn braille box on/off      
Turn TDD on/off      
Separate braille box and TDD      

Functions

Independent

With Assistance

Other

Use "face to face" mode      
Read braille display      
Demonstrate turn taking      
Produce legible braille for TDD      
Correctly edit braille message      

Demonstrates understanding of

Independent

With Assistance

Other

when other user is finished      
Use "telephone" mode      
Turn "telephone" mode on/off      
Detects a busy signal      
Connect to phone line using      
a Y connector      
Activate voice announcer      
Detect phone connection      
Activate auto dial      
Switch from tone to pulse dialing      
Save phone numbers      
Review phone list      
Activate auto answer      
Use message separators      
Skip messages      
Check remaining memory      
Activate battery low warning      
Detect battery low warning      
Charge the battery      
Change the battery      
Connect a printer to Telebraille      

Unlinked Mode

Independent

With Assistance

Other

Activate "unlinked" mode on/off      
Mark text      
Use the advance button      
Use reading commands (6)      
Return to marked text      
Conversation Memory Independent With Assistance Other
Clear memory      
Recover conversation memory      
Resend section from memory      
Detect error signal      
Dial the phone from      
conversation memory      
Save messages      
Send messages      
Delete messages      

Describe students use of the Telebraille: (in as much detail as possible)

Describe how you envision the student using the Telebraille in the future: 

Developed 12-01-97 by Sharon Nichols, Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired