Braille was created by a young man who lost his vision in a childhood accident. Louis Braille was only 12 when he developed the system of raised bumps in different patterns to signify different letters and numbers. His birthday is celebrated on January 4th and we remember the inventor of this system that improved life for many. To read more, visit this link.
For information on how we can help people living with visual impairment, visit our program page.
The Story of Louis Braille