More individuals who cannot see or who have visual impairments are using text-to-speech software on smartphones, and other assistive technology to complete tasks, instead of Braille. Experts say the trend is leading to a troubling increase in Braille illiteracy, with just 10% of those who cannot see now estimated to be proficient in Braille, a significant decrease since the early 1900s.
Is technology causing an increase in Braille illiteracy?
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