Museum of Braille

Museum of Braille Benyalai Library Bureau

The Christian Foundation for the Blind In Thailand Under the Royal Patronage of H.M. the King.


Thai Braille was first introduced in 1939 by a blind American lady, Miss Genevive Caufield, in collaboration with the Thai Braille team. It is based on English braille. It opens the epoch of learning the book of the Thai blind ever since. Later, he founded the Bangkok Blind School. In the care of the Foundation for the Blind in Thailand, Miss J. Weifff Field helped the foundation's work. Since then.

The evolution of information technology innovation has been rapidly evolving. To help people with visual impairment have access to all types of media. To bring their knowledge, ideas, skills and potential to life in society, such as the public. And live in honor and dignity.

Benyalai Library is a source of knowledge and production. For those who are visually impaired. To support lifelong learning The Benyalai Library recognizes innovation in technology, equipment, facilities. Of people with visual impairment By the Museum of Braille. Innovative learning resources To be a source of learning for those who are visually impaired. And learning resources for the public


- to be a learning source for the evolution of braille. For those with vision impairment and for the general public.

- to disseminate knowledge About Braille to the outside world is widely known.

- To be a role model for innovative researchers, equipment, facilities for those with visual impairments to be inventive. Develop work to benefit the livelihood, education and occupation of those who are visually impaired.


- Those who are visually impaired.

- Volunteer media producer

- students and guests

Introduction to Braille

Braille history

Pictures of Braille Braille

Braille is the font used in the teaching system. For the blind This is a collection of dots written on paper. Using the fingertips to read Braille for the Blind, this invention was first invented in 1824 by a blind French student named Louis Braille.

Louise Braille announced the use of the font for the blind in 1824 when he was ten years old. 15 The next year, blind students were eager for this new opportunity, and the word "Braille" was literal for people. Blinded by the name "Louise Braille" to commend the inventor Louise Braille died on 6 January 1852 just 2 last year. Reading books for the blind will be officially recognized.

Thai Braille History

Miss Geneva Pictures

The Thai Braille was first introduced in 2482 by the American blind lady, Miss Genevive Caufield, in collaboration with the Thai Braille team. It is based on English braille. It opens the epoch of learning the book of the Thai blind ever since.

Later, he founded the Bangkok Blind School. In charge of the Foundation for the Blind.

In Thailand, Miss J. Weifff Field helped with the foundation's work and died in 2515 in Thailand.

Slate stylus

SlateSlate) A board for writing paper for braille. Inside the board consists of Channel is long row Each box has holes for each 6 slot. And at the paper lock Slates are available in many types, namely plastic and stainless steel 2 rows 4 rows 9 rows and 27 rows

Stylus For use in writing braille, it must be used in conjunction with slate. The stylus consists of 2, the part for the finger and the needle.

Using Slate Is for braille writing

- Placing the slots to the side with the slots on top. With the hinges on the left hand side and the slats parallel to the body of the author.

- opening - closing slate Turn right The left side can not be opened.

- To load the paper, open the slate top up and load paper. Put the left side of the paper on the left side. And the paperhead is on the edge of the slate. And hit the paper at the four corners of the paper lock sliders. Then shut the slate.

- paper sliding Open the slate top. Then slide the bottom of the sheet of paper upward. Apply the 2 paper lock button below the 2 lock on the XNUMX paper lock on the top of the XNUMX button, then close the paper slider, and press the paper lock in the lower left and right corner.

Note The paper moves depending on the type of slate used.

Braille writing device

The use of stylus is for braille writing. There is a way to handle the correct stylus. By placing the base of the index finger on the stylus. And put a thumb under the bottom of the index finger. Use your thumb, middle finger and index finger to hold the head straight. And hold to tighten the hand.

How to write braille

- Use your left index finger to touch the slot of the slate from right to left.

- Use the right hand to catch the stylus. Then write from right to left using your left index finger.

Picture knob combination


Knurled knobs are used for basic braille learning. This is done by twisting each Braille character into a sequence to form the desired word.

Set drawing line play

Picture set drawing line play

Physical contact is the sensation that vision impaired people use to replace vision, so two-dimensional visual drawing is a substitute for painting with fingerprints. That drawing is not something that only exists in imagination anymore. It also does not require advanced technology to invest a lot.

The 'play' line is the answer to fantasy devices for visually impaired children. Within the kit consists of

  1. Play pen A pen made of rubber wood. Inside, there is a thread filling the ink. At the end of the pen is a small steel plate. The same applies to floss. For the use of yarn when the drawing.
  2. The notebook is a notebook with a new Velcro sheet called Easy Tape. But it can hold a fine line.
  3. Yarn is a common yarn purchased in the market.

When children use pen to play draw lines on play lines. The pattern drawn is a raised line. You can use your hands to touch what you drew on the board. When finished drawing The yarn can also be removed from the board for reuse. In addition to drawing lines, the lines will help to create imagination for children. In art It can also be applied to other subjects such as drawing graphs in mathematics or physics. Mapping in social studies.

Checkers board

Checkers board image

Each eye has a deep surface to prevent the hive from moving to another position and the look of each player's checkers is different, for example. A circle or square to make the player clearly notice which one is their own hound dog. If you go back to the checkers. The symbol indicates that the Hot Hot by any party if the host to turn it up to know that it is a Hos.


Globe image

Used for learning maps or parts of the world. By the area characteristics. It will look different surface. And there are also Braille letters for each point to make learning easier for the visually impaired.


Map image

Used for learning various maps. For those who are visually impaired. Each area has a different textured surface and has braille dots at each point. Learners may learn the information along with reading each part of the map. To know which contact surface refers to which part of the map.

Convex media

Media photo convex

Picture convex media is a learning tool that allows people with visual impairments to access chart pictures. Geometry and more By the way, it can be produced by various methods such as drawing with transparencies. Fabricated by hand using differently textured materials. Heat exchanger with thermostat And the program to produce media from the computer, etc. From this production will have different embossing media to meet the needs of users.

Typewriter braille

Braille picture typewriter

Brailler typewriters are printers that produce braille dots for visually impaired people. There are 6 keyboards for Braille code generation. By pressing one key at the same time, 1 to 6 keys will generate six braille characters at a time. In addition, there will be a space key, a key to delete backwards. And the keys for the new line. This is the same as Braille Typewriter [Assistive Technology].

Paper used

Brailler supports a variety of sizes of paper depending on user experience.

How to put paper Lift up the bunny or the paper lock. Then insert the paper into the paper compartment. After that, push the rabbit ears down to lock the paper.

Then use both hands to rotate the paper by turning it toward you. Straight to pull the paper into the side of the machine at the same time.

Done, press the scroll line button. Left hand one time

After that machine The paper is ready for braille printing.

Use the 1 2 and 3 pointers on the left. Start counting from one of the largest spacing buttons in the middle.

And the 4 5 and 6 pointers on the right hand side, starting point 4 from the largest center space button.

The biggest button in the middle is the space button. Press one for one space.

To place the finger, use the left index finger of the left hand to position the point 1 2 and 3, respectively.

And use the right index finger to position 4 5 and 6 respectively.

Use one of the thumbs to press the space button.

And then we went to try out the braille. Have fun typing Braille with Brailler.

Braille electric typewriter from Japan

Picture typewriter braille electrical system from Japan.

Braille electrical typewriters from Japan have been produced as an alternative to braille production. Typewriter braille (Braille), the printer will have to use a lot of printing power, so the Braille type electrical system was invented to replace the braille. However, it has not been popular with many users around the world because it is expensive and difficult to maintain. So conventional braziers are popular and widely used today.

Braille display

Picture display braille

Braille display is a device for connecting to a computer. Smartphone and the process of converting normal characters into braille for people with visual impairment. As you read the text on your device's screen yourself. Each device has different cell numbers, depending on the user's usage. And in this modern braille display can act as a note-taking machine inside the machine. And can accommodate the application to accommodate a wide range of applications to meet the needs of users.

Plex Talk

Plex Talk

Plex Talk is a Daisy book player in the early days. Manufactured by Japan, it can support the 2.02, and the audio files that the Daisy Book will play will have to have a disk-info file, which, compared to the modern Daisy Player, is not required. The file already exists.

Cassette recorder

Cassette image machine

Previously cassette tape recorders - around 2544 cassette tapes have had the benefit of teaching people who are visually impaired because they are used to listening to books. And voice recordings in the classroom The copying of tapes in those days would only copy rolls per roll. It takes longer than copying with a tape duplicator. As a result, the cassette tape recorders were used to reduce the production time and to increase the number of copies to meet the needs of the customers.