Issues and current trends of research in braille for people with visual impairments: questions and implications

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Abstract

Braille serves an important role as a primary medium for many people with visual impairments. A significant body of literature exists in various topics pertaining to braille literacy. This article summarizes key studies in braille and discusses current practices and implications of braille for future research. Factors associated with the future of braille including technology options, changes in population, reading of braille and modality, and contractions and its implications have been discussed along with suggestions for future research agenda.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherElsevier
Pages423-433
Number of pages11
ISBN (Electronic)9780128186299
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

Keywords

  • Braille contraction
  • Braille reading
  • Tactile communication
  • Tactual symbol

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences

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