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For Spacious Skies book cover with a view overlooking land and a sky For Spacious Skies Book Now Available in Braille Apr 20, 2022 For Spacious Skies, by Nancy Churnin, is a book about how making America more just, equal, and... more
Screenshot of YouTube video title page showing children seated on the floor with Perkins braillers Concerto for Perkins Braillewriters Performed in France Jan 07, 2022 On Saturday, November 20, 2021 a concerto written for the Perkins braillewriter was performed at... more
Braille design of birthday cake Looking for Help Updating Braille Designs with UEB Nov 15, 2021 Thanks to years of volunteer efforts on the part of many TVIs, braille transciptionists, family... more
Take Charge Daily Challenge banner ECC Take Charge Daily Challenge Oct 21, 2021 I have a new ECC tool for PK-12th grade students called the ECC Take Charge Daily Challenge. Check... more
Braille bricks LEGO Braille Bricks Free Online Course Oct 11, 2021 We are launching a new on-demand learning course "FutureLearn: Learning through Play with LEGO... more
NRTSVI logo National Registry for TVIs Launches Sep 28, 2021 Success Beyond Sight, (SBS), a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization, has created a FREE National... more
National Braille Association logo Free Webinars from National Braille Association Sep 07, 2021 As part of their web-based learning opportunities, the National Braille Association offers shorter... more
Girl wearing gloves doing a project at a table Openings for Cal State ExCEL Academy This Fall! Aug 30, 2021 If you are looking for ways to enhance services or activities for your student or child who is... more
ICEB logo Four New Shortform Words Added to UEB Rules Jul 14, 2021 The International Council on English Braille (ICEB) Executive and Code Maintenance Committee has... more
Collage of deafblind awareness week with photo of Helen Keller reading a braille book Celebrating Deafblind Awareness Week Jun 11, 2021 Deafblind Awareness Week is observed each year the last week in June, in honor of Helen Keller's... more
A girl reads a braille book while a man looks on. Free Braille Books for TVIs through Seedlings May 30, 2021 Seedlings Braille Books for Children is offering all certified U.S. teachers of the visually... more
Curious George with braille overlay Free Children's Braille Book Club Jan 25, 2021 National Braille Press is currently offering a limited number of FREE memberships to their Children... more
Virtual ExCEL Banner Virtual ExCEL Academy Continues! Oct 15, 2020 The Virtual ExCEL Academy continues to provide online programming for students with visual... more
CVI Assessment Scenario Training banner Free CVI Assessment Scenario Training Now Available Oct 13, 2020 TSBVI Outreach has announced that they now offer a free online Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)... more
September is CVI Awareness Month! in red bubble word September is CVI Awareness Month! Sep 01, 2020 September has been declared CVI Awareness Month!  As the leading cause of visual impairment in... more
Microsoft logo ObjectiveEd and Microsoft Help Students Practice Braille During Pandemic Apr 19, 2020 Thanks to a grant from Microsoft’s AI for Accessibility program, ObjectiveEd has developed Braille... more
UEB Practice Sentences Suggestions for Teaching Braille Reading and Writing Remotely Apr 07, 2020 Try these easy suggestions for teaching reading and writing remotely, using "Unified English... more
Interactive Sensory Stories Resources for TVIs That Support Online Instruction Apr 07, 2020 I am making new resources for TVIs that support online instruction available for free to anyone who... more
Change Makers logo from APH Change Makers Podcast Apr 07, 2020 APH (American Printing House for the Blind) shares the first episode of their Change Makers podcast... more
two flash drives with "Proof Positive" written on them Proof Positive Now Released! Jan 21, 2020 The latest product to be released by BRL2 Publishing, Proof Positive, is a set of materials with... more
World Braille Day January 4th is World Braille Day Jan 03, 2020 World Braille Day is celebrated around the world every year on January 4th, which is the... more
Fingers reading braille on UNO card UNO® Braille Now Available in Mainstream Stores Oct 02, 2019 Mattel and the National Federation of the Blind have partnered together to create a braille edition... more
PCVIS logo Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment Society Launches New Website! Jul 16, 2019 The Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment Society (PCVIS) has launched a beautiful new website with... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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