Braille is used all over the world. National Braille Week is about raising knowledge and understanding of its use.
National Braille Week aims to inspire interest and support for Braille, which is the world's only truly universal written code.
It takes place during the week that World Sight Day falls.
In 2016 National Braille Week takes place from 10-16 October.
Over the centuries Braille has had an enormous effect on the lives of millions of people across the world. It is not a language but a code by which all languages may be written and read.
During National Braille Week organisations and individuals across the UK are encouraged to get involved by:
Get involved in National Braille Week today!
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