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A boost for Braille

Although Braille literacy rates have dropped precipitously since 1960, a Watertown school is trying to reverse the tide. The school is offering teacher training, bolstering its Braille library, and producing more of its Braille writing machines.

By Ralph Ranalli
Globe Staff / January 5, 2008

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WATERTOWN - Justin Morse's hands glide nimbly across the keys at the bottom of a device about the size of large hardcover book. His eyes closed, his head nodding rhythmically in concentration, the 14-year-old looks like a young virtuoso playing a small, silent piano. (Full article: 1124 words)

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