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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Braille: A Tool for Independence

Tuesday, February 20 - 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Niles Public Library
6960 W. Oakton
Niles, IL 60714

What is braille and how does it work? Our interactive workshop answers your questions and addresses common misconceptions about braille. We’ll talk about how braille is learned and the ways it can help someone with vision loss. You’ll also have an opportunity to experience reading braille!

Our braille workshop will answer questions like:

  • What constitutes the braille code?
  • When is it time to learn braille?
  • What is the process for learning braille and what is involved?
  • How does braille increase independence for someone with vision loss?
  • Where can I find more information about braille?

To register for this workshop at the Niles Public Library, call Dodie Frisbie at 847-663-6648 or for additional questions, contact our front desk at 312-236-8569.