Category Archives: From the mailbag

Coding Camp for B/VI Kiddos

From the mailbag: This is a program developed and run by blind professionals for youth who are blind or low vision. OSOP Coding Camp Learn Today – Prepare for Your Future Date: July 9 – July 13, 2018 Time: 10:00 … Continue reading

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B/VI Folks: Help a PhD Candidate by Taking a Survey

From the mailbag: I am currently finishing my dissertation on various challenges and negative experiences that people who are severely visually impaired or blind experience in the workplace. Below is a link to a 10 to 15 minute survey inquiring … Continue reading

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FREE (Yes, FREE!) Books for Big Kids

I love Seedlings:  their Book Angel program, among others, has been life-changing for our family.  I am delighted to share today’s From the Mailbag–a SEEDLINGS GIVEAWAY for older kids!!  This is quick and easy to do–you only need to snap a … 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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B/VI Folks: Improve the IRS by Joining the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

So–this is a bit random, but it occurred to me that B/VI adults would be fantastic at this and may not know that this volunteer opportunity exists.  Since I’m all about raising visibility of how capable B/VI people are, I’m … Continue reading

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2018 MouseHole Scholarships Now Open

From the mail bag: 2018 Mouse Hole Scholarships sponsored by Blind Mice inc Welcome to a dream come true! The Mouse Hole Scholarship Program began as a dream in 2000. It became a reality in 2004 with the first scholarships … Continue reading

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Online Survey: Precision Medicine Research

From the mail bag: Invitation letter Spanish: to read this invitation letter in Spanish, go to this link We are a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York. We are conducting an online survey. The topic … Continue reading

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ETS Research Study

Are you 18+, visually impaired, and need to take the GRE?  Read on: From the mailbag: Educational Testing Service (ETS) is seeking blind and low vision adults 18 years or older who are currently in their senior year of undergraduate … Continue reading

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