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 is the author of RED SAUCE: HOW ITALIAN FOOD BECAME AMERICAN (April 2022, Rowman & Littlefield). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →