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Lego Is Making Braille Bricks. They May Give Blind Literacy a Needed Lift

April 28, 2019 11:34 am

Advocates say the product could transform reading for blind and visually impaired children, making the experience of learning Braille more inclusive and helping to combat what has been called a Braille literacy crisis.

This toy company has designed Braille bricks to make learning fun for visually impaired children

April 25, 2019 3:23 pm

The Lego Braille bricks, to be launched in 2020, feature studs used for characters in the Braille alphabet, along with printed characters for sighted people to read.

With mantras in Braille, textured facade of Durga, a special pandal in south Kolkata

October 16, 2018 10:37 am

The installation, designed by artist Pintu Sikhdar, allows visitors to discover through touch what many experience visually when they see an idol.

Visually challenged students face shortage of braille books, reading assistants

January 06, 2016 9:56 am

The visually impaired students have urged the Odisha government to provide them textbooks in Braille as in the case with high school students

RTE has failed to enable the disabled: Study

January 27, 2014 1:58 am

The 2012-13 study on children with disabilities had revealed that while 99 per cent of these children liked attending regular schools but 57 per cent of teachers were not trained to understand their special needs.

‘We need more scientists & social workers’

September 03, 2012 3:04 am

Quest interview with K.K. Bansal – Chairman of Abhinav Public School,Pitampura.

Sound Sense

January 04, 2012 2:32 am

It was not easy for 25-year-old Garima Goyal to get three post-graduate degrees. But the coursework,deadlines and submissions were not the deterrent.

Marathi literature in Braille; 18 titles released

November 23, 2011 3:22 am

Classic Marathi literature will now be available in Braille for students.

Soon,smart specs to help the blind see

July 05, 2011 11:49 am

Oxford researchers,are developing cheap,'smart spectacles’ which will gave partial sight to the blind.

Now,a porn magazine for the blind!

April 13, 2010 11:24 am

A magazine has gone where none could for a century or more,pornography for the blind!