Category Archives: Learning to Read Again

These are the posts about my journey to learn Braille and become literate in this medium.

Learning to Read Again: Slate and Stylus

On my journey to learn Braille I have been trying as many avenues as I can to practice.  I grope every sign I can that has Braille on it, I’ve been practicing on a Perkins Brailler and (thanks to a … Continue reading

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Learning to Read Again (part 3)

So, I’ve learned the Braille alphabet, and some punctuation (period, comma, quotes). I can even read (veeeeeeeery slowly) some items.  I was so proud of myself for learning the alphabet that I started trying to read other items out in … Continue reading

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Learning to Read Again part 2

I’ve made a fair amount of progress with learning the Braille alphabet and even in writing.  It was very difficult at first to memorize all the new letters, and even more difficult to recognize them through touch without groping the … Continue reading

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Learning to Read Again

Recently, I read an article about a man who was born blind, but was never taught Braille until he was in his 20’s. He shared his frustration with reading (he was forced to learn to read visually which would strain … Continue reading

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