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I’m not illiterate. I just choose not to use Braille as my main reading method.
The bottom corner of a leather bound dusty book is shownWith all of the different ways that a visually impaired person can “read”, if she chooses not to use Braille, does that mean she is illiterate?

In this opinion piece, the author, who is a PhD student, shares how she learned Braille and the various reasons that she chooses not to use it as her main source for reading. It’s interesting to read her thoughts on the various ways that a person can learn and how different technological advancements may help different people in different ways.

What do you think of the author’s opinion on Braille? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

Walking on the Words: A Reflection on Braille Literacy

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