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Student examining bar graph Online Training for General Education Teachers Working with an Elementary Age Student with a Visual Impairment May 08, 2019 We know it is the time of year when staff are finding out that next school year they will have a... more
Student having 3D portrait done 3D Senior Portraits Apr 29, 2019 Graduating seniors from the Indiana School for the Blind and Visually Impaired have the option of... more
A boy holds up a board with braille LEGO bricks Lego Braille Bricks Apr 26, 2019 The Lego Group and the Lego Foundation have teamed up with schools and associations for the blind... more
Braille Trail Reader Braille Trail Reader LE Apr 11, 2019 The Braille Trail Reader LE is the newest refreshable braille display from American Printing House... more
Xavier Society for the Blind logo Xavier Society for the Blind Converts to Digital Talking Books Apr 02, 2019 Xavier Society for the Blind is pleased to announce that their conversion to digital talking book... more
Hadley Spring into Braille Reading Challenge Hadley's Spring Into Braille Mar 21, 2019 Get Ready. Get Set. Spring Into Braille with Hadley's annual reading challenge! Challenge yourself... more
Sense of Texas logo Podcast on TSBVI Curriculum Mar 09, 2019 This podcast is part of the "A Sense of Texas" series from Texas School for the Blind and Visually... more
Textured Graphic Art Tape Textured Graphic Art Tape: Interested Field Evaluators Mar 01, 2019 American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is looking for field evaluators to provide feedback on... more
Code Jumper Code Jumper: Computer Programming for Everyone Feb 07, 2019 Code Jumper is designed to promote an understanding of basic coding and computer science with... more
Reading Adventure Time app icon Receive $100 for Trying Reading and Writing Adventure Time App! Feb 04, 2019 Reading Adventure Time and Writing Adventure Time are FINALLY in the Apple app store. Hooray! ... more
Algebra By Hand icon Algebra By Hand Jan 23, 2019 Are you interested in a free subscription to an algebra web application that includes a state of... more
Nemeth Code within the UEB context Seeking Strategies for Supporting Students in Math and Science Jan 16, 2019 Hi TVIs and Transcribers! I am on sabbatical this spring, working on a book with Sara Larkin and... more
Getting in Touch with Literacy 2019 logo Getting in Touch with Literacy 2019 Jan 05, 2019 The 2019 Getting in Touch with Literacy (GITWL) conference will be held in Seattle, Washington... more
Dr. Fred Schroeder UN General Assembly Affirms World Braille Day Jan 02, 2019 The United Nations General Assembly has voted to adopt World Braille Day on January 4th. The World... more
Hall of Fame at APH 2019 Hall of Fame Nomination Process Open Now Through April 30 Dec 13, 2018 Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 Hall of Fame for Leaders and Legends of the... more
Textbooks of different sizes Changes Coming to APH Textbooks Dec 06, 2018 American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has announced that they plan to phase out the... more
Instagram menu on Smartphone Instagram Now Has Alt Text Options Nov 29, 2018 We're delighted to announce that Instagram is working to improve accessibility for users with... more
BADIE logo Benefits of Audio Description in Education (BADIE) Contest Nov 10, 2018 Attention, TVIs!  Your students may be interested in entering this contest to tell about their... more
School children in Iraq NGO in Iraq Seeking Braille Books Oct 29, 2018 Do you have braille books that you no longer need?  Wondering what to do with all of those books in... more
Starbucks employees Starbucks Opens First ASL Store in the USA Oct 29, 2018 Starbucks opens its first store in the United States where all employees use ASL (American Sign... more
BANA logo BANA to Meet in Salt Lake City Oct 23, 2018 The Braille Authority of North America (BANA), which meets face-to-face semiannually, will hold its... more
3D printed tactile map of campus 3D Printed Tactile Maps Increase Accessibility on University Campus Oct 22, 2018 Howard Kaplan, a visualization specialist at the University of South Florida in Tampa, has created... more
Header of digital survey Braille and Born Digital Curriculum Survey Oct 11, 2018 There is growing concern in our field about the increasing amount of educational content that is... more
Feeling Through promotional shot of two male figures Film Featuring Actor Who Is Deafblind Sep 27, 2018 Film maker Doug Roland has announced that he is working in association with the Helen Keller... more
Salus logo Neurological Visual Impairment in Children: Online Continuing Education Course at Salus Sep 26, 2018 Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and O&M Specialists are invited to participate... more
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