Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind

Interview with Hilda Caton

Date of Interview: 

Fri, 04/02/2004

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American Printing House for the Blind, Braille, Education research, Employees, Product and market development

Call Number: 

2006.13.1

Hilda Caton talks about her work in the Educational Research Department at the American Printing House for the Blind, beginning in 1970 through the 1980s. During this time, she supervised research for and development of several braille projects, including field testing and evaluation. She talks about the Patterns: Primary Braille Reading Program, developed with her associate Eleanor Pester, another braille specialist in the department, and about the standardization of braille codes.

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