IBNA- A collection of 22 books by various authors of children and young adults books printed in Braille alphabet was unveiled by Iran’s Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults in Tehran on Tuesday.
According to IBNA correspondent quoting from the public and international relations department of Iran’s Center for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (ICDCYA) the unveiling ceremony was held on the occasion of International Day of Disabled Persons with several authors and directors of ICDCYA in attendance.
The collection was introduced during a ceremony at the ICDCYA Art and Cultural Center No 21 in Fadak Park in Tehran where one of the authors Zohreh Parirokh said: “For us, the words are as delightful as raindrops. The drop of words sometimes makes us happy, sometimes warm and cool; they play with our thoughts and imagination; I hope they fall like rain more and more and bring more books for visually impaired children.
One of the children from ICDCYA Art and Cultural Center No 21 read some parts of 'Tickle Story', a children book by Sepideh Khalili for the attendants.
A writer and translator of books for children and young adults Majid Amigh appreciated the efforts made by the press Department of ICDCYA in publishing books in Braille alphabet hoping that the center would be able to print books on a more various subjects to provide more knowledge for visually impaired children.