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Project INSPIRE logo Recruiting for 2 Courses about Supporting Braille Readers Learning the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts May 28, 2020 What is Project INSPIRE? Project INSPIRE is a 5-year training grant to support braille literacy... more
A boy writing NFB-NEWSLINE® Kids Social Distancing Essay Contest May 14, 2020 In an effort to support blind children and their education during this trying time of uncertainty,... 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
University of Kentucky logo Opportunity to Participate in a Survey about O&M Assessments Mar 25, 2020 Justin Kaiser and I are conducting a research project exploring what information is collected and... 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
Project INSPIRE logo Recruiting for a 6-Week Online Course for TVIs Working with PreK-Grade 1 Braille Readers Learning the Nemeth Code within UEB Contexts Mar 04, 2020 What is Project INSPIRE? Project INSPIRE is a 5-year training grant to support braille literacy... 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
Project POEM logo Recruiting Students for Project POEM for Students with Visual Impairments in STEM Jan 30, 2020 The University of Arizona program in visual impairment is recruiting 10 students who are blind or... 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
BANA Braille Bits banner BANA Braille Bits Podcast Series Jan 13, 2020 Braille Authority of North America (BANA) has launched a podcast series called BANA Braille Bits,... 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
CosmoBally app icon Free App for the Holidays: Ballyland CosmoBally in Space Dec 16, 2019 New app from Sonokids takes you into space! As a special gift for the holidays, Sonokids is... more
Illustration of soldier saluting Honoring Blind Veterans Nov 10, 2019 The end of World War II ushered in a new era in services for people who are blind or visually... more
Clipboard image with check marks Strategies to Improve IEPs for Students with Visual Impairments (VI) Nov 10, 2019 Calling all Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments!  Doctoral student Kathy Alstrin invites... more
Poetry contest banner 3rd Annual Braille Poetry Writing Contest Oct 18, 2019 National Braille Press has announced its 3rd annual Braille Poetry Writing contest.  Writers of all... more
Domino's Pizza Sign Domino's Pizza Must Make Website Accessible Oct 16, 2019 On October 7, 2019 the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case on whether or not Domino's pizza... 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
Gwyn with all her stuff Gwyn McCormack Visits the Kentucky Deafblind Project Sep 26, 2019 The Kentucky DeafBlind Project, part of the Early Childhood/Special Education/Rehab Counseling dept... more
APH Survey Survey on APH Products in Education and Rehabilitation Settings Sep 24, 2019 If you have purchased APH products and services, they would like to hear from you!  By responding... more