Three youngsters launch The Tactile Times newspaper for young braille users – Ely Standard

Three youngsters with a visual impairment from Cambridgeshire set up a braille newspaper ‘The Tactile Times’ during the coronavirus lockdown. From left to right: Theo Holroyd, 13, Lexy Ryan, 16, and Ellie Clark, nine, at an editorial meeting.

Lexy Ryan, 16, Theo Holroyd, 13, and nine-year-old Ellie Clark set up The Tactile Times to help unite young people with vision impairment, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic.

The trio, who are all blind since birth, have been learning braille from a young age and create the copy themselves.

Theo said: “The Tactile Times is a newspaper written by braillists for braillists.

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