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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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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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Ring my BELL

I am absolutely delighted to share that the NFB’s Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) academy is finally coming to Kansas City!!  Unfortunately, it conflicts with KSSB’s K-S.E.E. ESY program–the first week of BELL overlaps the last week of K-S.E.E.  … Continue reading

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It’s time to Trolley

It’s time to register for the 2018 Trolley Run!!  The race happens rain or shine on April 29th–we hope to see you there! Sign up by visiting

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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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Summer Care in Kansas City

As we hurtle through the spring semester, parents start planning their kids’ summer activities.  If you’re like us, you need full-day care so you and your partner can work; this limits the camp options in the Kansas City metro area.  … Continue reading

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Holiday Craft: Elf cane

This year, we’re giving Elf on the Shelf our first try. After the kids were looking for invisible elves last year, we decided to make them visible using post-holiday sales (seriously–they’re half price if you can wait until 12/26, but … 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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Get a Summer Job at the Colorado Center for the Blind!

From the mailbag: Every summer at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, blind youth learn and grow in confidence that they can live the lives they want.  You can be a part of this summer – a summer neither your … 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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