Category: Reading

DIY: Label Braille Sticky Gems

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DIY: Label Braille Sticky Gems is a do it yourself product designed for those individuals with visual impairment to identify objects such as playing cards. Sticky gems are raised and have a sticky back, so users can place them on any surface and they will stick to it. They are typically round and can be easily felt when touched. As an example, this product features making playing cards accessible by using sticky gems to add braille characters to them, so a blind person could tell what cards they have. The cards could be arranged easily in one hand. The person holding them can easily feel the Braille letters of each card with the other hand by thumbing through each card and feeling the raised sticky gems. To create this product, follow the instructions below.

Technical Specifications: 

Step One: Gather materials.

  • Sticky gems.
  • Playing cards.

Step Two: Place the sticky gems in the formation of Braille letters in the upper middle area of the card. The first alphabet is the number (denomination) of the card, and the second is the first letter of the face: 3H (3 of Hearts), 2C (2 of Clubs), etc.

Step Three: Place a sticky gem on the top left corner of the card so the blind person could understand the orientation of the card. If a single sticky gem was at the bottom right, they are holding the card wrong.

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04/17/2019
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DIY: USE STICKY GEMS AS BRAILLE LETTERS TO MAKE OBJECTS ACCESSIBLE FOR BLIND PEOPLE