Tag: World Braille Day

Important Days

Important Days World Braille Day (January 4) The Day is observed to mark the birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille for people with visual disabilities. World Braille Day was declared in 2019 by the United Nations General Assembly. The Day is observed to raise awareness of the importance of Braille as a means of communication in the full realization of the human rights for blind and partially sighted people Note Louis Braille, a Frenchman who was accidentally rendered blind at a young age, developed the Braille method in late 1820s According to a report by the World Health Organization about 39 million people are visually challenged in the world and about 253 million people are suffering from some kind of eye problem.