Category Archives: Louisiana

2015 BUDDY and STEP Programs

From the mailbox: BUDDY PROGRAM 2015 Putting the Pieces Together Come and join us for a summer of fun and learning! Since 1989, the Louisiana Center for the Blind has offered an innovative summer program for blind children in grades … Continue reading

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Scholarship Opportunity for COMS- and TVIs-to-be

From the mailbag: New Opportunities for Careers in Rehabilitation of the Blind Scholarships are now available! Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness Louisiana Tech University Structured Discovery Cane Travel (SDCT) and Structured Discovery Rehabilitation have been demonstrated to be … Continue reading

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Unified English Braille Workshop – Louisiana

From the mailbag: Save the Date: What:                    Unified English Braille Workshop When:                  Friday, May 16, 2014, at 1:00 p.m.­5:00 p.m. Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Where:                  The Louisiana Center for the Blind, 101 South … Continue reading

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CCSS-Aligned Field Tests Start Soon

From January 2014, Issue 60 of “Imagineering Our Future:” CCSS-Aligned Field Tests Begin in Spring 2014:  Will Your Child Have Access to Accommodations? Beginning in March 2014, over one million students nationwide will participate in field tests aligned to the … Continue reading

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Louisiana Center for the Blind Summer Programs

The Louisiana Center for the Blind is pleased to announce our 2013 summer programs for blind students. Our Buddy Program is open to students in grades 4-8 and runs from July 14-August 3. Our Summer Training and Employment Project (STEP) … Continue reading

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NFB Summer Programs

Can you tell I’m catching up with my email?  It looks like I’ve got about 39 messages left to get through, so I may find all sorts of interesting things to share! The February 2013 issue of the Jernigan Institute’s … Continue reading

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NFB Bell Program Expanding in 2013!

The NFB is expanding its BELL program in 2013.  It hasn’t made it to Kansas yet–but it’s gotten next door, to Missouri and Oklahoma.  The announcement follows: The NFBJI is excited to announce that our NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy … Continue reading

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Louisiana Tech University Master’s Programs

From a mailing list I’m on: Dear Prospective Student: This letter is to introduce an exciting opportunity for qualified blind and sighted individuals through the Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness at Louisiana Tech University. The Institute on Blindness … Continue reading

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Summer Camps for Blind/Vision-Impaired Children – 2012

Over the past year, I’ve noticed that one of my most popular posts was when I provided a list of summer camps for special needs children.  Since the need is there, I’ve compiled a list again this year, with links … Continue reading

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Summer Training and Employment Program: Striving for Success

Another program that Peanut’s wayyy too young for (I don’t even want to think about having a teenager yet.  *shudders*), but I thought I’d post the information for those who might be interested.  It sounds like an interesting program, and … Continue reading

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