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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
Project INSPIRE logo Recruiting for 2 Courses about Supporting Braille Readers Learning the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts Sep 23, 2021 What is Project INSPIRE? Project INSPIRE is a 5-year training grant to support braille literacy... more
University of Maine logo Seeking Braille Transcribers and Tactile Graphics Transcribers for Paid Research Experiment Sep 22, 2021 The VEMI Lab at the University of Maine is seeking participants for its research. They are... more
Sci-access mentorship program logo SciAccess Zenith Mentorship Program Sep 15, 2021 Do you have a student who is interested in outer space? Do you know someone with visual impairment... more
DBI Africa logo Call for Papers for Deafblind International Conference Sep 15, 2021 Deafblind International is planning to hold its first African Conference in Nairobi, Kenya, May 12-... 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
Logo of l’Université de Montréal Survey for O & M Specialists Jul 18, 2021 Orientation and Mobility Specialists, you are invited to take a survey! Researchers at l’Université... 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
APH logo APH Seeks Proposals for Resource Guide for Itinerant Teachers Jun 21, 2021 APH (American Printing House for the Blind) Press is looking for proposals for a new up-to-date... 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
Cartoon figure sitting on chair with reflection in mirror Inviting Families and Teens with VI to Share About Education During the COVID-19 Pandemic May 18, 2021 As the school year comes to an end, there is a group of researchers who want to collect reflections... more
Three girls with text "Virtual ExCEL Camp" The Virtual ExCEL Camp from APH is Back! May 04, 2021 The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is now preparing to offer the Virtual ExCEL Camp... more
NFB BELL logo NFB BELL Academy Apr 22, 2021 The NFB BELL Academy (National Federation of the Blind Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning... more
Universite de Montreal logo Research Study on Wearing Masks for Individuals 18+ with Visual Impairments Apr 05, 2021 Attention to all persons who are #blind, #deafblind or who have #LowVision! We are seeking... more
Typhlo and Tactus logo 2021 Typhlo & Tactus Tactile Book Contest Mar 30, 2021 Book Lovers: Enter the 2021 Typhlo & Tactus Contest! Do you have a story you’ve written that... more
Illinois State Logo Are You a TVI Who Works with Students with CVI? Mar 16, 2021 If you are a TVI who works with students with CVI in the United States, you're invited to... 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
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
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
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
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