…BRAILLE vs SIGN LANGUAGE…

…BRAILLE…

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– name after its creator, Frenchman Louis Braille who lost his eyesight due to a childhood accident.

– a tactile writing system used by blind and the visually impaired.

– traditional written with embossed paper.

 

…SIGN LANGUAGE…

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– a language which uses manual communication and body language to convey meaning as opposed to a acoustically conveyed sound patterns.

– involve simultaneous combining hand shapes, oritentation & movement of the hands, arms or body and facial expressions.