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Braille: a way to read without looking at the text

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Myrtonos, Jul 1, 2020 at 1:13 AM.

  1. Myrtonos

    Myrtonos Well-Known Member

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    If you can read braille, you can read it without looking, and yet sighted people rarely learn or use it. How come?
     
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  2. Fino

    Fino Alex V.I.P Member

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    Why would you want to be able to read without looking?
     
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  3. NothingToSeeHere

    NothingToSeeHere Asexuowl V.I.P Member

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    Because it's very difficult and pretty pointless if you're not blind.
     
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  4. Myrtonos

    Myrtonos Well-Known Member

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    What about symbols on buttons or keys you'd like to press without looking at them?
     
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    Nervous Rex High-functioning autistic V.I.P Member

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    Also, there are audiobooks.
     
  6. ZebraAspie

    ZebraAspie Well-Known Member

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    I think it’s difficult to learn. I was trying to learn to write words so I could do a birthday card for my blind friend but it was difficult to learn maybe it would be easier if people were taught as kids. Blind children seem to pick it up easily whereas as adults who go blind find it harder to learn despite having a better grasp of the alphabet.
     
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  7. ZebraAspie

    ZebraAspie Well-Known Member

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    @Myrtonos Typos corrected (I think) sorry severe dyslexic. Miss a lot of errors when I proof read.