Braille Bumps: Spreading the Word on World Braille Day with Piccles

Jon Zajac
Jon Zajac

Jon is Cofounder & Chief Product Officer at Piccles

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Unveiling World Braille Day

World Braille Day, observed annually on January 4th, commemorates the birth of Louis Braille, the inventor of the reading and writing system used by millions of blind and partially sighted people across the globe. The day fosters recognition of Braille as a means of communication in the full realization of human rights for blind and visually impaired individuals. Celebrants often reflect on the importance of accessibility and inclusivity, expressing gratitude and determination to further these values. It’s a day marked by advocacy, awareness campaigns, and sharing inspiring stories of independence through Braille.

Piccles: A New Canvas for Celebration

In the spirit of celebrating World Braille Day, Piccles provides an innovative digital platform that aligns perfectly with the holiday's emphasis on accessibility and connection. Piccles invites people to sketch their thoughts, emotions, and supportive messages in a uniquely engaging way. By incorporating Piccles into the festivities, participants can experience the joy of creating together, crafting visual art that symbolizes solidarity and the shared commitment to making every aspect of our lives accessible to everyone, including those who rely on Braille.

Bridging Braille and Brushstrokes with Piccles

Piccles can serve as a bridge to connect everyone during World Braille Day, promoting inclusivity in a joyful and interactive manner. Envision a collaborative drawing space where people visually interpret the dots of Braille into digital masterpieces, paying artistic tribute to this essential language. Schools and organizations can use Piccles to conduct drawing sessions where each dot becomes part of a larger image, symbolizing the integrative world we strive to create. Through Piccles, people can also send messages of support by translating the Braille alphabet into vibrant digital art, fostering a greater understanding and appreciation for the language of Braille.

Certified fresh Piccles prompts

  1. Create Braille Alphabet drawings: People can draw the Braille alphabet, learning and spreading awareness.
  2. Blindfold drawing: Encourage sighted people to understand the experience of visually impaired individuals.
  3. Prompts about visual impairment: Spark conversations about the day to day life of visually impaired individuals.
  4. Famous visually impaired person drawing: People learn about famous visually impaired individuals, discussing their contributions.
  5. Aura drawings: People also only feel shapes and colors, simulating the experience of a blind individual.
  6. Draw braille quotes: People can draw inspirational quotes in Braille.
  7. Blind artist biographies: Learn about artists who continued their work despite visual impairment.
  8. Guide dog drawings: Raise awareness about guide dogs and their important role.
  9. Piccles quiz on visual impairment: People learn about visual impairment while interacting with each other.
  10. Draw your initials in Braille: People get an insight into Braille as a language.
  11. Collaborative Braille message: Create a large Braille message together.
  12. Blind contour drawing: Challenge sighted users to create with limited vision.
  13. Braille word guessing game: Interactive way to learn and understand how Braille works.
  14. Life of a blind individual: People can draw their interpretation of a blind person's life to spark conversations about empathy.
  15. Draw tools for the blind: Educate users about various tools and technologies that help visually impaired individuals.
  16. Draw 'touch' sense: Understand the importance of touch for visually impaired individuals.
  17. Draw a blind school: Increase understanding and awareness about schools that cater to visually impaired students.
  18. Braille book cover drawing: Promote Braille literature.
  19. Famous places drawing in Braille: People can depict famous landmarks using Braille characters.
  20. Draw different forms of accessibility: Broaden people's horizons about what accessibility means for people with visual impairments.
  21. Draw emotions in braille: Enable people to relate with visually impaired individuals on an emotional level.
  22. Piccle Braille puzzle: Interactive way to educate users about Braille.
  23. Braille music notation drawing: Highlight the role of music in the visually impaired community.
  24. Drawing the invention of Braille: Educate users about the history of Braille.
  25. Draw your pet in Braille: Make people appreciate the challenge and art of creating drawings without sight.