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The BecDot is a toy that helps teach vision-impaired kids to read braille

Learning braille is a skill that, like most, is best learned at an early age by those who need it. But toddlers with vision impairment often have few or no options to do so, leaving them behind their

UW Engineers Are Testing A Mobile Device For The Deaf

Researchers at the University of Washington have been working on a mobile device for transmitting ASL (American Sign Language) using video. The device has just entered into field testing this year, an

Software helps deaf ‘see’ sound

The University of London is currently testing software that takes sound waves and turns them into visual representations. The software is called Lumisonic, and is designed to help the deaf ad hard-of-