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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 14: 31 Days of Braille

Early Lending Libraries for Blind Patrons The Pratt-Smoot Act of 1931 provided that the Library of Congress would be provided $100,000 for fiscal year 1932 to provide services for blind adults, and the National Library Service (NLS) began. Although we … Continue reading

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