Happy birthday, Braille: how writing you can touch is still helping blind people to read and learn

Louis Braille, who was born on January 4, 1809, invented a tactile reading and writing system which transformed the lives of countless people with severe vision impairments or blindness. Braille was blind himself, and first came up with the idea for a form of writing you can read by touch while he was still at school.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion

Author:
Graeme Douglas, Mike McLinden &  Rachel Hewett

Source:
The Conversation

Date published:
Thu 4th Jan, 2018