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Touch and Sound: Developing Immersive Tactile Books for Blind Children

Is it possible for blind children to understand what is in a book that they haven't seen or experienced before. Now researchers at University of Geneva have designed and tested tactile illustrations in the form of small 3D modules. This helps children explore these modules by touch, using two fingers- the index and middle fingers- as if they were their own legs. This helps blind children visualise the objects better than by touching simple drawings. The book titled 'Petite main se prom'ene' or L...

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