Ankeeta Sharma1, Senthil S. Kumaran1, Rohit Saxena2
1Department of N.M.R., All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi, India; 2Dr.R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi, India
The loss of one sensory modality results in an increased use of the remaining intact sensory systems; to improve their efficiency, and may result in cortical reorganization processes. We evaluated tactile preception in relation to language reading (using Braille input) in late blind subjects, to understand how they differentiate braille dots from the shapes and objects.