Tuesday, March 24, 2009

High-school student wins regional Braille competition

High-school senior Keila Alequin, who has visual disabilities and started learning Braille when she was 7, won top honors in a Long Island Braille contest that tests spelling, reading speed, reading comprehension and understanding of charts and graphs. Alequin, 18, will compete in the national Braille Institute of America championship in June. Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.)

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