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When visually impaired children learn braille in a classroom, their teachers can let them know how they’re doing. But many of those students don’t have braille readers at home to help them. Now they can use Polly—a wi-fi-enabled device developed by American Printing House for the Blind and Thinkerbell Labs that provides braille learners with instant audio feedback and allows teachers to assign and assess homework remotely. Instead of a standard metal or plastic slate used with paper, learners can write (and correct mistakes) using Polly’s electronic braille slate and stylus—the world’s first.

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