Category Archives: Baltimore

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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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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NFB EQ

From the mailbag . . . Are you interested or know someone who might be interested in pursuing work in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) after high school? Do you enjoy investing your talent and energy in solving real-world … Continue reading

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BISM Seeks Summer Employees

From the mailbag: Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) is accepting applications for our Work to Independence and Independence 101 summer staff positions!  We are looking for confident and independent blind individuals who exhibit leadership qualities and enthusiasm.  If … Continue reading

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BISM Summer Camps

From the mailbag: Greetings, Still searching for a fun way to fill your summer?  Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) may have just the thing for you!  This summer, BISM Youth Services is heating up with two comprehensive, residential … Continue reading

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Summer Programs in Maryland

Summer is almost here! Blind\low vision high school and middle school students need something to do! Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) is administering two residential programs for blind\low vision youth in the summer of 2013: Work to Independence … Continue reading

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Summer Internships at the NFB

From a mailing list I’m on: Summer Internship Opportunities The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States. With an affiliate in every state, the District of Columbia, … Continue reading

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Join the NFB for the Dot Dash 8K on June 2, 2013

Details follow: Come support the NFB!  Form a team with family and friends, or run solo through a great 8K course. If you can’t participate yourself, sponsor someone who can. All proceeds go directly to eliminating the Braille literacy crisis … Continue reading

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Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Registration Open

Press release follows:   Registration is Now Open for the 2013 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium Push Forward and Push Back: Continuing the Struggle for the Right to Live in the World April 18-19, 2013 at the National Federation of … 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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