by Bre Brown
Editor’s Note: Bre led the Braille reading class at 2012 Houston BELL. Bre has been reading Braille her whole life. The gift of literacy has powered her educational success. Here are some of her thoughts regarding Braille and participation in the Texas BELL Program.
The NFB believes that Braille is important for literacy and learning. The blind benefit from literacy and learning by becoming successful, contributing members of our communities and workplaces. In the summer of 2010 the NFB of Texas Youth Programs launched our Braille literacy campaign by hosting the NFB BELL (Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning) Program in Houston, Texas.