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Collage of September is CVI awareness month. September is CVI Awareness Month! Sep 12, 2018 September has been declared CVI Awareness Month!  As the leading cause of visual impairment in... more
Reading Adventure Time app screenshot Reading Adventure Time App Sep 04, 2018 Reading Adventure Time is a teacher-centric, student friendly app that includes activities and... more
National Braille Press poetry contest National Braille Press Poetry Contest Aug 21, 2018 It's time to get creative! Submissions for National Braille Press' annual poetry contest open on... more
Girl using iPad Recruiting Academic Students Who Want to Build Their Graphic Literacy Skills and Use iPads: 2018-19 Aug 20, 2018 Colleagues: Do you anticipate in 2018-2019 having a student who is doing math at the 5th to 7th... more
Collage of Active Learning modules Active Learning Online Course Now Available! Aug 16, 2018 A free online professional development module on Active Learning is now available to train teachers... more
Freedom Scientific logo TVI Training Material Survey Aug 10, 2018 Freedom Scientific is looking for teachers of students with visual impairments (TVIs) to respond to... more
Braille Blaster logo Spatial Math Added to BrailleBlaster Jul 30, 2018 APH (the American Printing House for the Blind) has announced that Spatial Math Formatting has been... more
Two cartoon figures on the phone National Call for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments Jul 09, 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) invites parents of children who are blind or visually... more
Marrakesh Treaty U.S. Senate Votes to Ratify Marrakesh Treaty Jul 09, 2018 The Marrakesh Treaty, adopted by the member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization... more
logo for Blindfold Games Survey for Game-Based Learning Jun 01, 2018 Are you familiar with Blindfold Games?  Over the past 4 years our company has created 80 accessible... more
APH 160th anniversary seal APH Writing Contest May 23, 2018 American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is hosting a National Writing Contest in celebration of... more
Haaga Helia logo Survey for Individuals with Visual Impairment May 13, 2018 A team of six students from Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki invite you to... more
Canute Bristol Braille Canute May 03, 2018 By Liam Smyth, Bristol Braille Technology Applications of Affordable Multi-Line Refreshable... more
Logo for Teachers College Recruitment for Research Study on Deafblindness May 03, 2018 Recruitment for Research Study Protocol Title: Language Environments of Learners with... more
Screenshot of Sensorium Survey Survey on Accessible and Inclusive Digital Design May 01, 2018 We are a group of digital designers based in Paris and we are currently working on a new kind of... more
Cornell Tech NYC logo Tech Project Seeking Input from TVIs Apr 25, 2018 The Cornell Tech lab is researching the role of technology in concept development for students... more
University of Arizona logo Survey on Professional Development Needs for Teaching Academic Students Apr 25, 2018 Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum (University of Arizona) and Dr. Tina Herzberg (University of South Carolina... more
San Diego State University logo Opportunity to Participate in a Research Study on Shared Story Reading Mar 14, 2018 Dear Parent or Education Professional in Deafblindness:   I’m conducting a research study to... more
Call for Action: concept development Seeking People to Collaborate on Project on Concept Development for VI Mar 05, 2018 Dear Colleague, Within the expertise program “Knowledge & Ability” of Royal Dutch Visio,... more
Clipboard with checkboxes CVI Survey for TVIs Feb 15, 2018 We are fellow Teachers of the Visually Impaired who are working with collaborators in a study group... more
Kirk Adams and Craig Meador announcing the partnership. New Partnership Between APH and AFB Feb 09, 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the American Printing House for the Blind (APH)... more
UMass Boston logo New Proposed Program from the University of Massachusetts Boston Feb 06, 2018 Graduate Certificate in the area of Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with... more
APH logo Seeking Field Evaluators for the UEB Math Tutorial Feb 05, 2018 APH is seeking field evaluators for the UEB Math Tutorial. The tutorial is designed for visually... more
Favorites Save Your Favorites! Feb 02, 2018 Keep track of your favorite activities and articles to try now, read later, share with friends,... more
University of Arizona logo Participate in a Research Study about Writing! Jan 26, 2018 Analysis of Writing Samples of Middle and High School Students with Visual Impairments DEADLINE: ... more
Rat logo Reading Adventure Time: Free App to Improve Literacy! Jan 22, 2018 Reading Adventure Time! is a free, teacher-centric, student-friendly app that includes activities... more
Pencil, braillewriter, lap top, tactile symbols Survey on Learning Media Assessment Jan 17, 2018 We are seeking teachers of students with visual impairments to participate in a survey to gather... more
Screenshot of partial recruitment flyer Recruiting Families for Research Study Jan 17, 2018 A new research study is currently recruiting families with a child with a visual impairment to... more
CCLVI logo Scholarship Available to College Students with Low Vision Jan 14, 2018 The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI), an affiliate of the American Council... more
logo for text spotting MIT's Fifth Sense Project Jan 08, 2018 A team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is addressing a range of assistive technology... more