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The Musibraille Project – Enabling the Inclusion of Blind Students in Music Courses

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7382)

Abstract

The Musibraille Project was created to address the difficulties to include blind students in music courses in Brazil. The strategy of this project involves the development of powerful software for Braille music edition, building of an online library of Braille music and the application of intensive courses on music transcription, both for blind and non-blind people. This project is producing an extraordinary effect on revitalizing Braille Music in this country, with hundred of teachers and students already trained.

Keywords

Assistive technology Education of blind Braille Music 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto Tércio PacittiUniversidade Federal do Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.Universidade de BrasíliaBrazil

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