Free twin-vision books? Yes, please.

I just learned from Thomas Marshall Does It All that there is a new (as of 2011) program providing free twin-vision books to blind and visually impaired children.  The APH has partnered with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to

[expand] Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) program to provide young blind and visually impaired children with accessible books in audio and print/braille formats!

Children are eligible to participate in the program until their 6th birthday, and participating children get five free twin-vision books a year!  I just applied for the program for Peanut, and they do require you to certify that your child is legally blind; I’m assuming this is how they’re monitoring the eligibility requirement that participating children be likely to be braille readers as adults.

If your kiddo is 5 years old or younger and is a future braille reader, check out the program (and apply!) at http://www.aph.org/dolly-partons-imagination-library/apply.html.

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One Response to Free twin-vision books? Yes, please.

  1. Jessica says:

    It is a great program! We got a Llama Llama book and that’s Tom’s new favorite.

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