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Braille’s Relevance

Reflections on Braille Awareness Month January 4th is the anniversary of Louis Braille’s birthday, the man who developed the system of raised dots that correspond with letters of the alphabet and numbers, used by readers who are blind or visually … Continue reading

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Starbucks and Braille

Louis Braille’s birthday is January 4th, and the month of January each year is Braille Awareness Month. There will, of course, be the usual discussions and articles about the relevancy of braille in the digital age–after all, what need is there … Continue reading

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31 Days of Braille: Day 4

Happy Birthday Louis Braille! This article was originally posted on The Iris Network website and the links have been updated: Happy 209th Birthday Louis! Louis Braille was born in a small town outside Paris, named Coupvray, on January 4, 1809. … Continue reading

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31 Days of Braille

January is Braille Literacy Awareness Month. Last week, a doctor asked me what I did for a profession, and I replied, “I’m a vision rehabilitation therapist.” Yes, of course, I had to explain what that was. He immediately shared two … Continue reading

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January is Braille Literacy Awareness Month

January is Braille Literacy Awareness Month, in honor of Louis Braille who originally developed the Braille code. Louis Braille was born on January 4, 1809 and this year marks the 209th anniversary of his birthday! Braille developed his code of … Continue reading

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Braille Awareness Month

In honor of Louis Braille’s birthday, Jan 4, 1809 the month of January is designated Braille Awareness Month. Braille, of course, is the man who created the braille alphabet, an alphabet comprised of raised dots that may be read by … Continue reading

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January is Braille Awareness Month

January is Braille Awareness Month January is National Braille Literacy Awareness Month in honor of Louis Braille, who originally developed the braille code nearly 200 years ago. Braille was born January 4, 1809, and developed the code of raised dots … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gifts

No doubt there are a couple people who haven’t finished their gift-getting with less than a week left before Christmas 2014!  So here it is from one procrastinator to another, a couple random last minute gift ideas. Starbucks apparently made … Continue reading

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January is Braille Literacy Awareness Month

January is Braille Literacy Awareness Month, in honor of  Louis Braille who originally developed the Braille code. Louis Braille was born on January 4, 1809 and this year marks his 205th birthday! Braille developed his code of raised dots while … Continue reading

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