Tag Archives: Braille

Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation

From the mailbag: The National Braille Press’s Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation is now accepting entries! The Touch of Genius Prize was developed to inspire entrepreneurs, educators or inventors to continue the promotion of braille and tactile literacy for … 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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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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