Braille was: Re: Fwd: Via-voice
mlang at teleweb.at
Mon Mar 1 14:46:21 UTC 2004
Thomas Stivers <stivers_t at tomass.dyndns.org> writes:
> On 02/26/04 1:06 PM +0100, Mario Lang wrote:
>> I'd suggest you move to a country where they have
>> a bit more support for people with disabilities. In certain
>> countries here in Europe for instance, it is perfectly normal
>> for a blind person to get a braille display fully paid
>> by either governmental institutions, or some mix of them, and
>> private organisations.
>> I have one at work (80 cell), and one at home (40 cell). both are effectively
>> my property, although I only had to pay EUR 400 out of
>> my own pocket, for the private device.
> Are you seriously suggesting that someone move to another country for a
> braille display? Sounds like trimming toenails with a machete. *smile*
If I were a US citizen, without the ability to get a real
braille display for my personal usage, given the current political
situation in that country, yes, I'd seriously consider moving.
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