Report: Too few students with visual disabilities learn to use Braille

03/26/2009 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Only about 10% of children who cannot see learn to read Braille and an even smaller percentage of those who are legally blind have learned to do so, according to a report from the National Federation of the Blind. Many educators instead rely on audiobooks and technology, but the federation says that such approaches leave people with visual disabilities functionally illiterate.

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