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Project INSPIRE logo Recruiting for a Focus Group about Experiences of 6th to 12th Grade Braille Readers in STEM Classes Mar 04, 2021 My name is Dr. Tina Herzberg and I am a professor at the University of South Carolina Upstate. I am... more
GITWL logo GITWL 2021 Request for Proposals Feb 18, 2021 Proposals related to all areas of literacy for individuals with visual impairments are now being... more
SFA logo Request for Study Participants: Perceptions and Opinions of TVIs Related to LRE Feb 10, 2021 Request for Study Participants: Perceptions and Opinions of Teachers of Students with Visual... more
2021 GITWL logo GITWL 2021 Grand Finale! Feb 03, 2021 Organizers have announced that the FINAL Getting in Touch with Literacy conference will be held in... more
Mobility Matters flyer of Ft. Vancouver Virtual Field Trip of Fort Vancouver Feb 01, 2021 Grab your map and your sense of adventure for this year’s Mobility Matters! Get ready for a virtual... 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
Project INSPIRE logo Recruiting for 2 Courses about Supporting Braille Readers Learning the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts Jan 08, 2021 What is Project INSPIRE? Project INSPIRE is a 5-year training grant to support braille literacy... more
Access and Engagement logo Access and Engagement Survey Nov 01, 2020 Through November 30, AFB (American Foundation for the Blind) will be taking the lead role with 21... 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
CHARGE Syndrome Speaker series CHARGE Syndrome Speaker Series Sep 01, 2020 The CHARGE Syndrome Foundation will be hosting a series of free presentations on their YouTube... more
Boy using device at table AFB Seeking Photos Aug 27, 2020 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) invites people to submit their photos of people with... more
Coffee Hour banner TSBVI Coffee Hour Begins a New Year! Aug 25, 2020 Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) Outreach has announced the continuation of... more
Girl wearing gloves doing a project at a table Openings for Cal State ExCEL Academy This Fall! Aug 17, 2020 Does your child need help with organization? Money management? Cooking? Cleaning? Labeling and... more
An O&M Instructor and traveler cross a wide street Statistical Validation Study Regarding Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Standards Jul 15, 2020 Please help us validate O&M standards for children with visual impairments.   We are... more
Robert Lee Survey re Online Teaching May 11, 2020 Robert Lee is a software engineer who is passionate about improving educational opportunities for... more
Tea with AT Banner Tuesday Tea with AT May 02, 2020 The Assistive Technology team from California School for the Blind will be offering Tuesday Tea... more
Middle School O & M Middle School Remote O & M Apr 27, 2020 “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: “What! You too? I thought I was... more
Northern Illinois University logo TVI Language and Literacy Survey Apr 26, 2020 The TVI Language and Literacy Survey from Dr. Lindsay Harris at Northern Illinois University will... 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 New 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
All Ballyland apps Now FREE: All Sonokids Ballyland Educational Apps for iPad Apr 05, 2020 In response to the current global situation, all Ballyland game apps for the iPad are now available... more
Kassy Maloney on an O & M lesson; text "A Step Forward with Kassy Maloney" Podcast of Resources for Teaching Online Mar 31, 2020 I was honored to be interviewed by Kassy Maloney for a podcast on Allied Independence Online. ... more
Accessibyte apps Free Access to Accessibyte Apps Mar 18, 2020 In order to help support teachers and students during this complex time, Accessibyte would like to... more
Aira newsroom banner Free Offer for College Students in Need of Aira Mar 17, 2020 We know that many universities and colleges are rapidly shifting to distance learning. We’ve heard... more
Keyboard with text "Distance Learning" ObjectiveEd Offers Free Distance Learning for Students with Visual Impairments Mar 16, 2020 While many educational websites are providing free access for schools, teachers and students during... more
Tactile reading banner Tactile Reading: Call for Abstracts by May 15th Feb 19, 2020 The 2nd Tactile Reading conference will be held in Oslo, Norway April 29-30, 2021. The conference... more