Titled “Dialogue in the Dark and Accessibility for the Blind in Vietnam”, the two-day exhibition was held by Vietnam Blind Association (VBA), Accessible Design Foundation of Japan (ADFJ) and Friends Holding Hand to EmpoweR (FHHER).
Visitors will experience some activities in a dark room with the guidance of blind people to understand their difficulties and abilities.
VBA Chairman Cao Van Thanhhighlighted the difficultiesfacing blind peoplein Vietnam and called for support and care for them.
He said blind people hope to receive help from shop clerks and volunteers while shopping or travelling. Many blind people also want to use products withBraille or voice instruction in their homes and public places.
At the exhibition, VBA and ADFJ encouraged businesse s to producespecialised tools for blind people as well as electronic devices with voice supporting software.
“Dialogue in the Dark” began in 1988 and has been expanded to 40 countries and territories to raise public awareness of assisting the blind.