Is Reading Braille A Dying Art?

May 21, 03:21 PM

It’s estimated that less than 8% of visually impaired people in the UK can read braille.

However, with advancing technology and changes to the outdated braille readers there is talk about a potential raise in literacy levels.

James Bowden, RNIB’s braille technical officer, tells us more about what the future of braille could have in store for us.

James spoke to RNIB Connect Radio’s Simon Pauley.

For more information or to enter the Onkyo Braille Essay Contest visit: https://www.rnib.org.uk/braille-and-moon-%E2%80%93-tactile-codes-writing-and-producing-braille/braille-writing-competition