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Specialized Braille codes represent advanced mathematics, musical notation, chemistry, and foreign languages.

For those who are proficient in its use, Braille is typically the preferred medium for reading, especially in situations where mastery of detail is required. Approximately 10 percent of individuals who are blind use Braille.

Source: Chancellor's Office California Community Colleges (2000).