For Persons With Disabilities: The Decline of Braille Literacy

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The Connecticut Post has this story on how fewer and fewer visually impaired children and adults are learning braille, and the consequences they face as a result:

Justin Egle was born at 23 weeks, before his retinas had a chance to fully develop, leaving him totally blind. Now 13, the Glenview, Ill., boy has fallen behind academically -- and his mother believes it's because he hasn't received adequate Braille training.

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