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Serious question: How do blind people know where to find the braille?

Like, going through the airport, I noticed a sign in English, French, and braille. Awesome that it's there for blind people but how would they ever know it was there??

This has often puzzled me!
AthrillatheHunt · 51-55, M
My son plays some basketball games at a deaf school and we ask the same type of questions . Lol
Interesting question, but sight is only one sense, and it's hard to imagine without... I take curious interest at times in watching people, I've watched blind people navigate sidewalks, they know the beginning and end just as well as the person with sight. As you learned to find what taught how you to deal with the world, they did? (It's the obvious one ~ and I'm not doubting the obstacles as this world is designed by those who have sight, mostly...)
SlaveEt · 36-40, F
To be honest, it has me also. I mean some signs have typical placements or can be found fairly easily I'm sure but other times I really have to question their efficacy. I know when it comes to wheelchairs there are some setups that, while just barely ADA compliant, they are still pretty worthless or difficult for the wheelchair bound to use. It's maddening!
ServantOfTheGoddess · 61-69, M
@SlaveEt yes it may just be token gestures that don't really help anyone :(
Entwistle · 56-60, M
ServantOfTheGoddess · 61-69, M
@Entwistle depends on your definition of "blind", doesn't it?
Entwistle · 56-60, M
@ServantOfTheGoddess No it depends upon reality,not someone's definition.
Do you have something against people with disabilities?
ServantOfTheGoddess · 61-69, M
@Entwistle If you can see, you are not blind by most people's understanding, although I understand that you may be legally blind. And you are not the kind of blind person I am curious about in this post. As for having anything against people with disabilities, that doesn't relate to anything I've said, and just makes you sound like you want to pick a fight. But I'm not interested in fighting.
akindheart · 61-69, F
my son is nearly blind. But he lives in Europe. I wonder how common Braille is there
akindheart · 61-69, F
@AthrillatheHunt sure does. i have to do some research onthat one
AthrillatheHunt · 51-55, M
@akindheart look above your comment . Lol
akindheart · 61-69, F
@AthrillatheHunt @AthrillatheHunt you were right! thanks ServantofheGoddess
exchrist · 31-35, T
There are routine placements in an orientation to another part of the sign they might not know the sign is even there but again such signs are placed in familiar similar places.
CestManan · 46-50, F
Also, does braille come in different languages or is it it's OWN language?
Entwistle · 56-60, M
@CestManan It has its own lettering system.
ServantOfTheGoddess · 61-69, M
@CestManan I think it is like an alphabet, so it could be used in different languages?
CestManan · 46-50, F
@ServantOfTheGoddess Possibly, I hope I never have to learn.
Silentpleasure · 31-35, F
Using a right sided wall approach, they scan all walls with their hands till they find the signs and take note of what is written each time.
JohnnySpot · 56-60, M
The radial arm saw at Home Depot has instructions in Braille on it.
I don't know, but the most terrifying thing to read in Braille has got to be "Danger: do not touch."

 
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