Visual Impairment Glossary


Visual impairment and blindness, its causes, and assistive resources come with a huge range of terminology. Browse our glossary to learn the meanings of these terms. 

Fingers type on a BrailleNote touch


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Heat Fuser

A heat machine used in conjunction with Zytex2 paper to produce tactile diagrams. The printed diagram is passed through the heat fuser causing the black ink to swell up and form raised lines which can be examined using the hands.