LEGO Braille Bricks Help Visually Impaired Kids
The LEGO Group, founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932, has been inspiring the builders of tomorrow for 7 decades. Their most recent initiative called Lego Braille Bricks, intends to heighten braille comprehension in all children in its 140 countries were Lego is sold. The approach is simple, through interactive learning, Lego will inscribe numbers and letters onto play pieces that have corresponding braille numeric’s and alphabet information, so that children can learn how to write in braille through touch.
Permitting children to become creative, engaged, enduring learners, the LEGO Group beside the Lego foundation will use its braille bricks to grow awareness of children who have visual impairments but also make children off all kinds adept at communicating in a new language that has been waning in recent years. This new product is currently being tested in Danish. Norwegian, English and Portuguese, but will launch widely in 2020.
One unexpected befit of children learning braille in this way will be their capacity to adapt to new alphabets via knowing braille. If Lego blocks in English with braille can be adequately grasped, other brick sets in foreign alphabets, such as Russian or Mandarin, can also be understood. This initiative is just another step in the LEGO Groups care for notable causes and exalting the importance of good universal design in everyday life.