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  • Reminder: TAVIP Tech Chat Live and Braillists Braille and Beer after Sight Village on Tuesday

    You are warmly invited to join TAVIP (the Technology Association of Visually Impaired People) and the Braillists Foundation for a lively discussion about the latest braille, technology and accessibility solutions. Everyone is welcome.

    Tuesday 28 June 2022
    4:15pm-7:00pm
    Inn at The Farm
    Farmhouse Way, Solihull, B90 4EH

    The Farm is a 12 minute bus ride on the no. 5, leaving directly outside the conference centre on Cranmore Avenue and arriving about 200 yards from The Farm on Farmhouse Way/Shelly Crescent.

    Contact details on the evening:

    • Mike Townsend (TAVIP): 07967 658028
    • Ed Rogers (Braillists Foundation): 07908 569214

The Braillists is a grass-roots community group connecting Braille readers with Braille technology developers and funders.

Braille is a simple code for representing written language. Almost anyone can learn the Braille alphabet and numbers in under an hour.

We believe Braille has the potential to transform the life of any blind person who has the opportunity to learn it.

Our Aims

  1. Promote the value of Braille as a proven literacy tool that enriches the lives of blind people.
  2. Support efforts to make affordable Braille and tactile reading technologies available to all blind people irrespective of education and employment status.
  3. Provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas about the development of future Braille technology.

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