Paths to Literacy

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The Importance of Braille

teacher working with a braille student

This blog post discusses the importance of braille in the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired, including the following points:

  • higher rates of academic achievement and employment among people with visual impairments
  • increased independence
  • daily communication and literacy

Although the post is on a website promoting braille embossers, it does offer overall talking points on the role that braille continues to play.





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Posted by Memory Fombe

Posted on December 23, 2014
Updated on: February 8, 2018

Previous comments for The Importance of Braille

Memory Fombe commented on September 12, 2016

information is vital