Notes for parents of blind children. by Royal National Institute for the Blind.

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SeriesInformation leaflet no.11
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Open LibraryOL20633600M

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Blind parents can enjoy reading with our children by using print/Braille books, which have Braille on clear plastic pages inserted between the pages of print.

The blind parent can read aloud from the Braille page while the sighted child sees the printed words and looks at the pictures. Annually, the NOPBC hosts the Braille Book Fair where blind children can choose their favorite books from a selection of thousands all in Braille at no cost to their families.

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