The Mountbatten Learning System (MBLS) is an electric braille writer and training device designed for use by children who are learning braille. The system includes a Mountbatten electronic braille writer with digitized speech, assignable function keys, notetaker and word processor functions, sufficient memory for 600 braille pages, and the ability to transfer files to and from a personal computer (PC). Features for students include a braille math mode using the Nemeth braille mathematics code; pre-loaded utilities to help students develop organizational skills, including a diary, clock, alarm, appointment calendar, and stopwatch; and three learning modes that link music with braille, including a Fun mode that provides play opportunities with peers and siblings, a Play mode for brailling music notes and listening to music, and an Editor mode for more advanced musicians. The unit comes with cables, a demo of Monty software, and a copy of MBComm. OPTIONS: Mimic text display to allow sighted instructor to view blind student's work; PC keyboard; and other languages and braille codes. POWER: Uses built-in rechargeable battery or power cord.