Friday, November 13, 2009

Louis Braille: His Legacy and Influence

For thousands of years, the ability of blind people to participate fully in social, political, and cultural life was limited by the lack of access to written or printed forms of information. Although the work of many others contributed to his accomplishment, Louis Braille’s invention of a tactile six-dot reading and writing system revolutionized the way blind people perceived and contributed to the world. This compelling digital exhibit has been created by the Library of Congress.

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