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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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Day 24: 31 Days of Braille

Braille Music Notation Musical notation is rendered in braille code, in the same manner that it is rendered in print, for musicians who access it visually. Braille musical notation can be printed on paper, or read on an electronic refreshable … Continue reading

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Day 12: 31 Days of Braille

Braille Game Award Winner One of this year’s winners of the “Not Impossible” Award at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 was a game to teach young children some simple words in braille. BecDot was created by Jake Lacourse, the father … Continue reading

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31 Days of Braille: Day 7

Why Read Print? In this digital age, when smart phones, tablets and computers can read text out loud, narrated books can be downloaded and played almost instantly, and broadcasting is at our fingertips, how important is learning to read print? … Continue reading

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