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Braillists Foundation

Braillists c/o BBT, G11, BV Studios, 37 Philip Street, Bristol, BS3 4EA
020 3893 3392

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Organisation details

The Braillists is a grass-roots community group connecting Braille readers with Braille technology developers and funders.

Braille is a simple code for representing written language. Almost anyone can learn the Braille alphabet and numbers in under an hour.

We believe Braille has the potential to transform the life of any blind person who has the opportunity to learn it.

Our Aims
-Promote the value of Braille as a proven literacy tool that enriches the lives of blind people.
- Support efforts to make affordable Braille and tactile reading technologies available to all blind people irrespective of education and employment status.
- Provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas about the development of future Braille technology.

Services offered:

  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • etext transcription
  • Tactile transcription
  • Braille transcription
  • Book clubs

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This organisation was verified on 2 December 2021