Category Archives: Events

Senior Retreat 2018

From the mailbag: SENIOR RETREAT 2018 Learn to Live the Life You Want Learn from experienced blind instructors techniques and skills of blindness to enhance your quality of life. Become empowered­ remain independent and actively engage in hobbies, work and … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty

Location:  Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, 4400 SW 10th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66604 Cost:  Depends on when you register, ages of registrants, etc.  In 2018, it cost $81 for me, Sprout, and Peanut, and we signed up early enough to get … Continue reading

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17th Annual Rehabilitation and O&M Conference

From the mailbag: Contemporary Issues in Rehabilitation and Education for the Blind 17th ANNUAL REHABILITATION AND ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY CONFERENCE Rosen Shingle Creek Resort 9939 Universal Boulevard Orlando, Florida 32819-9357 (866) 996-6338   Tuesday, July 3, 2018 8:30 am – … Continue reading

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Tactile Graphics in Education & Careers Symposium

From the mailbag: Tactile Graphics in Education and Careers Symposium at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute October 11-12, 2018 The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute will host a symposium on the use of tactile graphics … Continue reading

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BLIND, Inc. STYLE 2018

From the mailbag: Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc.                                      Summer Transition Youth Learning Experience (STYLE) 2018                                      … Continue reading

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NFB EQ–A Summer Program for B/VI Teens

From the mailbag: National Federation of the Blind Engineering Quotient (EQ): A Summer Program for Blind and Low-Vision Teens NFB youth programs and academies change lives. You can see how by listening to our parents and students in our Thank … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Read Across America!!

Finally, I can say that my little boy loves to read.  It’s been a journey with many helpers over many years, but we are finally there.  He still prefers listening to audio books to reading with his fingers, but he’s … Continue reading

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BELL Comes to Kansas!

I am BEYOND EXCITED to share that the NFB’s BELL Program is finally coming to Kansas this year!  I’ve pasted the email I received regarding the program below. FROM THE MAILBAG: The National Federation of the Blind of Kansas is … Continue reading

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Blind Inc Buddy Program 2017

From the mailbag: Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc. Buddy Program 2017: Come to gain blindness skills, and leave with lifelong friends! Apply today to the 2017 Buddy Program, a summer program for all blind/low vision students ages 9-13! … Continue reading

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#HowEyeSeeIt #Howoffensivecanyouget?

Wow. Every time I think I’ve seen the depths of misguided ableism, I’m amazed by a new low.  This latest one–#HowEyeSeeIt–really?  Seriously???  You have to be effing kidding me.  You think that blundering around for a minute with a blindfold … Continue reading

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