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FITTLE, a toy that helps blind children read

Date added: Sunday, August 11, 2013

Ophthalmologist Anthony Vipin Das is currently working on a new toy for the blind, FITTLE, with Tania Jain, a designer from National Institute of Design, Gandhinagar. The toy will help blind children learn to read Braille while getting a sense of the shape of the world around them. We asked him to tell us all about it. Below, his essay on what this toy is … and how it came about.

Read more (in new window) at http://blog.ted.com/2013/08/02/the-shape-of-things-fellows-friday-with-anthony-vipin-das-on-fittle-a-toy-that-helps-blind-children-read/