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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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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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KSSB Summer Programs

This year was Peanut’s very first year at the Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) summer school.  It was a three week program that ended this past Friday with a musical extravaganza, and I cannot recommend it enough.  Peanut … Continue reading

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KSSB Parent Weekend

2013 KSSB PARENT AND FAMILY RESOURCE WEEKEND November 22-23, 2013 Updated Schedule Friday, November 22   4:30-5:30 pm          Registration in the KSSB Dining Hall 5:00-6:00 pm          Meal for children and adults in Dining Hall 6:15-6:30 pm          Families Together—What It’s All … Continue reading

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Save the Date: KSSB’s Fall Family Weekend is November 22-23, 2013

Copied in full from their flyer: KSSB 2013 Fall Family Resource Weekend November 22-23 SAVE THE DATE The 2013 Fall Family Resource Weekend presented by the Kansas State School for the Blind is for Parents, Adult Family Members, Professionals, and … Continue reading

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KSSB’s 2012 Family Resource Weekend (Update)

As I mentioned previously, the Kansas State School for the Blind’s 2012 Family Resource Weekend is coming up the weekend of November 16-17.  It’s ridiculously affordable:  $20 covers the registration fee for your entire family; childcare and activities, if needed, … Continue reading

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KSSB’s 2012 Family Resource Weekend

Efrit, Peanut, Sprout and I went to our first Family Resource Weekend at the Kansas State School for the Blind (KSSB) last year, and it was amazing.  Aside from the troops of children of all ages with their white canes … Continue reading

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KAVBI Annual Meeting–October 26-28, 2012

The Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (KABVI) will have its annual meeting on the weekend of October 26-28, 2012, at the Kansas State School for the Blind in Kansas City, KS.  As explained in the Summer 2012 KABVI … Continue reading

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Activity Songs

As the weather outside gets colder and windier, I thought it was high time to compile a list of some of our favorite activity songs.  These are all songs that you can move to indoors with your kiddo and that … Continue reading

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O Pioneers!

Through the beauty of eBay, I recently became the proud owner of my very own Perkins Brailler.  It’s a lovely, sturdy model that should make learning braille much easier, and I’m already planning to braille Peanut’s books to make them … Continue reading

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