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Inside the Push to Restore Literacy for the Blind

For Elijah Hedgemond, his Braille books are a lifeline.

“It’s helpful to learn Braille. For me, I can’t read print," the 15-year-old said from his desk at the New York Institute for Special Education.​ ​

"​If I didn’t learn to read or write Braille I wouldn’t exactly be good in school.​”

He’s one of a number of students who are part of a push to bolster Braille literacy in the United States. Understanding of the embossed language, which consists of raised dots and patterns, has been challenged thanks to computers, tablets and audio books.

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Maulana Islah Busakorn from Chiengmai , Thailand reciting surah Al Hashr

Maulana Islah Busakorn from Chiengmai , Thailand reciting surah Al Hashr from the braille Quran we sent him. Alhamdulillah we have sent braille Qurans and Islamic books to the blind in 20 countries on 5 continents, many were donated and the Post office delivers braille books for free.

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