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To Help Children Learn Braille, Lego Will Introduce Bricks Designed For The Blind

Fewer children today know how to read Braille. Advocates say the tactile toys are a great introduction to the reading and writing system.
Lego Braille Bricks will feature studs with the same six-dot configurations found in the Braille alphabet, while remaining compatible with the existing bricks. Source: Lego

This week, Lego announced plans to unveil customized bricks designed to help children who are blind or visually impaired learn to read Braille.

At a time when Braille literacy is declining among Americans, advocates for the visually impaired say the new product introduces a fun, interactive way to engage with the tactile system.

"Who doesn't want an activity

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