Tag Archives: Braille

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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2015 NFB Writer’s Division Contest

From the mailbag: 2015 NFB WRITERS’ DIVISION WRITING CONTEST The annual youth and adult writing contests sponsored by the NFB Writers’ Division will open January 1st and close April 1st. NEW THIS YEAR: 2015, being the Federation’s 75th birthday, the … Continue reading

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Hadley Holiday Card & Gift Tag Sale

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McDuffy Braille Reader

From the mailbag: National Federation of the Blind Announces Release of Unified English Braille Version of The McDuffy Braille Reader Baltimore, Maryland (October 14, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind announced today the release of a new version of … Continue reading

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Adventures in Reading: Here We Go!

It may go without saying, but I’m a huge fan of Eric Carle.  Even before I sought out children’s books with brightly colored, high-contrast illustrations, Carle’s tissue-paper creations had a warm place in my heart.  I grew up with The … Continue reading

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