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World Braille Day 2022 Theme, History, Significance, Activities and some interesting facts about writing system used by blinds

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Louis Braille’s birth anniversary is celebrated as World Braille Day on 04 January every year. The inventor of the Braille script, Louis Brailer was born on 04 January 1809 in France. Braille is a tactile writing system used by people who are visually impaired, including people who are blind, deafblind or who have low vision.

World Braille Day 2022 Theme

The World Braille Day 2022 Theme has not been announced yet.

History

World Braille Day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of Braille as a means of communication. Louis Braille was a French academician and inventor. This method is preceded by the name of ‘Braille’. Louis Braille invented the Braille script at the age of 15. Louis himself too was blind.

Significance

Blind people who depend on the use of communication contacts have realized the importance of essential infrastructure in the case of Braille and audio formats. Born in France became the welfare of knowledge for Louis Braille blind. World Braille Day is celebrated to spread awareness about the importance of Braille as a means of communication.

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Activities

Braille is a tangible representation of the alphabet and numerical symbols in which the letters and numbers are represented by using 6 digits. It is also used to feed music, mathematical and scientific symbols.

According to the United Nations, about 39 million people can not see around the world, whereas there is no vision disorder in 253 million people.

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