A Guide for Parents of the Visually Challenged

Published: 05th January 2015 06:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th January 2015 06:09 AM   |  A+A-


CHENNAI: On the 206th birth anniversary of Louis Braille, the inventor of Braille script, the All India Confederation of the Blind (AICB) released a handbook in Tamil titled Annai Valarpinilae, The book is a guide for parents of visually challenged children to train them in various life skills. With proper illustration, sketches and photographs, the book is presented in simple conversational style.  

The Hindi edition, titled Maa Se Maa Tak (mother to mother), had already been released by the Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment. The confederation also brings Mangaiyar Malar and Chutti Vikatan in Braille each month for the benefit of visually challenged women and children.

Stay up to date on all the latest Chennai news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp