Category Archives: From the mailbag

Study on Employment Experiences of B/VI Folks

From the mailbag: Invitation to Participate in Research on Employment Experiences of BVI Individuals Are you legally blind and age 18 or older?  Are you comfortable verbalizing your thoughts in English?  Have you at some point in the last five … Continue reading

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Coelho Center Disability Law Fellowship

If you are B/VI and wish to be an attorney, this could be a fabulous opportunity. From the mail bag: The Coelho Center Law Fellowship Program is launching this Summer 2019. Central to the mission of The Coelho Center for … Continue reading

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Online Research Study Regarding Autonomous Vehicles

From the mailbag: Transportation is seeing all kinds of disruptive transformation. Ridesharing, electric cars and automated vehicles are only a few examples.  While all these innovative technological advances will hopefully have a positive impact within our communities, the needs of … Continue reading

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Want to go to the No Barriers Summit? Apply for a Reach Scholarship Now!

From the mailbag: Meet our first two recipients and APPLY NOW. The Reach Scholarship recognizes folks who have broken through barriers, and are Elevating others while continuing to climb in their own lives. Reach Scholarship recipients receive a two-person scholarship to … Continue reading

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Research Survey on Board/Card Games

So far, Peanut has discovered a love of Exploding Kittens, Don’t Step in It!, Uno, and traditional RPGs (ala Pathfinder and Dungeons & Dragons).  I would love to find more games that are adaptable and appropriate for his interests.  Maybe surveys like this … Continue reading

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CCB Summer Jobs

From the mailbag: Looking for a fun and challenging summer job? Gain invaluable job experience, make a difference, and be part of a great team! The Colorado Center for the Blind is now accepting applications from positive blind role models … Continue reading

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Summer Programs for B/VI Kids

If you’re like me, you’re working on finding summer fun for your kids.  I recently received an email listing several programs–some that I’m familiar with, some not so much–that I thought I’d share for those looking for stuff to do. … Continue reading

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Time to sign up for NFB Engineering Quotient!

From the mailbag: Summer Opportunity for Teens! Explore and connect this summer, June 16-22, 2019. Join the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) at our NFB Engineering Quotient (EQ) program. NFB EQ is a week-long adventure into engineering and problem-solving. … Continue reading

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Air Travel Research Study

From the mailbag: My name is Bhoomika Bhagchandani and I am a doctoral student in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication at Arizona State University working under the direction of Dr. Jeffrey Kassing. I am conducting a research study … Continue reading

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ACB 2019 Scholarship Program

From the mailbag: The American Council of the Blind has a great opportunity for students who are legally blind to earn a scholarship, whether you are going to a technical college, an entering freshman, undergraduate or a graduate student. Over … Continue reading

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