Picture Books for the Visually Impaired

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Braille-like picture books for visually impaired children may soon be a reality using 3D printing technology to create physical impressions of books’ images. The Tactile Picture Books Project has been experimenting with classic picture books like Goodnight Moon, explains New Scientist.


Ian MacAllen's fiction has appeared in 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, Joyland Magazine, and elsewhere and nonfiction has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, The Negatives, Electric Literature, Fiction Advocate, and elsewhere. He is the Deputy Editor of The Rumpus, holds an MA in English from Rutgers University, tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →