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Beyond Braille’s tactile picture books make reading fun for visually impaired kids

Education April 25, 2021

Tactile picture books are a great way to make reading fun for blind kids and enrich their literacy skills. Beyond Braille, the picture book series that is targeted at visually impaired kids, is bringing alive a new visual language.

The National Education Policy emphasises an interactive toy-based learning pedagogy for all levels of school education to promote hands-on learning among students. This includes tactile picture books for visually impaired children to help enrich their reading and learning experience.

Beyond Braille, has taken a big step in this regard by launching a series of tactile picture books to make reading fun for visually impaired children. These are the first such books that build reading skills in visually impaired children launched in India.

The founder Nupur Agarwal started working on her first book as a student at Ahmedabad’s CEPT University. While working on this she spent a lot of time in [...]

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