Lego unveils Braille bricks for visually impaired kids

(CNN) - Building creativity while learning at the same time. That's the goal of a brand new Lego product that will help visually impaired kids.

Lego Braille bricks feature the studs used for characters in the Braille alphabet. Printed characters are also displayed on each brick, allowing sighted people to read them as well. Lego says these new bricks are fully compatible with existing Lego bricks. They are expected to fully launch to the public next year. 

The company plans to test Braille bricks in seven languages. They will eventually be distributed to institutions through partner organizations for free. 

For a look at the new Braille bricks, click the link below. 




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