US facing national shortage of braille teachers

Fewer than half of legally blind Americans are braille readers.
2:54 | 10/17/19

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Actually going out into an accident yelling hey you know we have a new teacher today and she doesn't. And murders she can't read or write so she's acting we'll show you haven't seen bragging morgue teach you had a green. So hope you're okay with that I don't think anyone would argue that reading is important for all people. Except for when we have kids that are braille readers. There is a broad problem whereas. Patty and math teachers and students with visual impairment. Just because you visually impaired doesn't mean you can't thrive and succeed in a very. Visual sighted world. He thinks that artworks is eight patent protection. I would say when my and so I was born. And IA EU was the first line Chris and I never met them. I knew someone who is it appeared an eighteen it's a close friend. These special teacher Natalie in the may require actions weren't asked him yeah that's a bit like typical. Today explain it here. I don't think it's. That. People think about this employment. And decide not to do it I think it's that they don't really ever network added in the first. Career. And art as it takes until someone marriage repeated their fingers. It's just fascinating things. Iraq's. It's not just about creating people who can go to a food can find information. It's about creating people who love. To me that loves to read and write who gather information and heart and they're of their lives. And certainly employment. Is dependence in the mini mini pigs on a level and reading and writing and access to information. That it is. Only available if the child has been times. Students and a half later in the past lately virtual county usually half an army base and hundreds of EO Larry. You know if I die and she is single lot you know. There's no boundaries. Two in mesa airlines to detonate they do justice and is. Everybody else.

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