Health Awareness

How Braille Helps the Visually Impaired

World Braille Day celebrated since 2019, is observed to raise awareness of the importance of Braille as a means of communication in fully realizing the human rights of blind and partially sighted people. Braille is not a language but a tactile representation of alphabetic and numerical symbols using six dots to represent each letter and number, and even musical, mathematical and scientific symbols. There are braille codes for the vast majority of languages. Depending on the language, some symbols have different meanings for aspects such as accented letters. Braille (named after its inventor in 19th century France, Louis Braille) is […]

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