Indiana School for the Blind hosts braille challenge

February 20, 2016 | Staff Reports |

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired held its annual braille challenge Saturday.

It’s the only braille reading and writing contest in the country for students. School officials say it’s an academic competition designed to motivate students who study braille.

One-hundred-forty students from around Indiana came to Indianapolis for the contest. Participants say they practice ahead of the big competition.