Tag Archives: Braille

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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The Braille Institute’s Special Collection

It’s been a few years since I wrote about the Braille Institute’s Special Collection program, and at the time, Peanut was fairly new at Braille.  Now that he’s completed his first Braille Challenge, and I just got the Winter 2018 … 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 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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BELL Comes to Kansas!

I am BEYOND EXCITED to share that the NFB’s BELL Program is finally coming to Kansas this year!  I’ve pasted the email I received regarding the program below. FROM THE MAILBAG: The National Federation of the Blind of Kansas is … Continue reading

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NFB Writing Contests

From the mailbag: Dear Fellow NFB Members The 2016 writing contest for youth and adults will close for submissions on April 1st. Less than a month to get your work into the competition! a 2016 WRITING CONTEST GUIDELINES Adult contests … Continue reading

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Research Study on Braille Learning

From the mailbag: Hello, Dr. Tina Herzberg at the University of South Carolina Upstate and I are conducting a research study to learn more about the experiences of people ages 18 to 25 who learned braille during their K-12 program … Continue reading

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National Braille Association Spring 2015 Professional Development Conference

From the mailbag: Celebrating 70 Years of Service! Thursday, April 16, 2015 – Saturday, April 18, 2015 Calling all Transcribers, Educators, Parents, Braille Readers, We would like to extend an invitation to the National Braille Association Spring 2015 Professional Development … Continue reading

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2015 Book Angel Program Is Now Open!

From the mailbag: Just a reminder … Seedlings Braille Books for Children’s 2015 Book Angel Program is now open! Register to receive 2 free braille books for your V-I child! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We would like to invite you to register your child … Continue reading

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Tactile Puzzle/Book Set

From FamilyConnect,org, and too cool not to share: Hungry Fingers Tactile Puzzle Set Date Posted: 11/11/2014 Hungry Fingers Tactile Puzzle Set Print/braille/tactile book with wooden magnet puzzle, $25.00 We have a limited supply of these – order soon! Created by … Continue reading

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