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Print Braille on bank notes and food packaging

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My 12 year old son is profoundly blind from birth. One of his obstacles daily is managing money. He knows coins by their shape and size but notes are harder to distinguish unless compared to other notes for size in his possession. He must therefore have to trust who he is dealing with in shops, restaurants or even his own peers. Equally, knowing which food he is handling or even knowing a 'use by' date or 'best before' when cooking or making a snack means he doesn't have to rely on someone telling him. This means he can be independent. He is one of millions living and coping with out sight and these 2 things would improve feelings of worth and self respect and most importantly confidence and independence.  Things many of us take for granted.

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