What is braille?

The braille learning side

Braille is a tactile writing system used by people with visual impairments to read and write. It was developed in the 19th century by Louis Braille, a Frenchman who lost his sight in a childhood accident. The system is based on a set of raised dots that are arranged in patterns to represent letters, numbers, […]

New Foundation for Blind Children Launches on International Day of People with Disabilities

Young Wani enjoys the prototype

YAHOO NEWS –  NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — On December 3rd, The TouchPad Pro Foundation (TPPF), a 501c3 non-profit, will officially launch. TPPF’s mission is to ‘develop and distribute revolutionary products to children who are blind or have low vision (BLV) and provide these products to those who cannot afford them at low to no cost.’ December 3rd is also the International […]

The TouchPad Pro Foundation has developed the BrailleDoodle

3 views of the BrailleDoodle

The TouchPad Pro Foundation has developed the BrailleDoodle, a simple, high-quality device made with plastics, springs, and magnets. The devices focus on: tactile art, braille literacy, technology, and expanding inclusive opportunities. The company wants to create devices that will change the landscape of assistive technology for the blind, deaf-blind, and low-vision community. Daniel Lubiner is […]

NY NEWS 12 TV- BrailleDoodle inventor: Tablet for the blind is a ‘revolutionary’ braille teaching tool

BrailleDoodle description attached

https://www.touchpadprofoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/BrailleDoodle-inventor-Tablet-for-the-blind-is-a-‘revolution.mp4 An art teacher in the Bronx says his invention can be a revolutionary teaching tool for students around the world. Daniel Lubiner invented a tablet for the blind and visually impaired that will help them perform necessary tasks. “It all started about five years ago when I was told that I was going to […]

Making Braille Literacy & Tactile Art Accessible & Affordable

Daniel Lubiner Smiling with TouchPad Pro

CANE ENABLED | Audio Interview With Daniel Lubiner Editor’s Note: For this edition of Cane EnAbled, Bold Blind Beauty is thrilled to showcase one of our own. Daniel Lubiner is not only the creator of our Beyond Sight Magazine covers, but he is also a member of our Global Advisory Board. In today’s segment, Daniel […]