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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
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
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
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
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
Braille Blaster logo Spatial Math Added to BrailleBlaster Jul 30, 2018 APH (the American Printing House for the Blind) has announced that Spatial Math Formatting has been... more
Two cartoon figures on the phone National Call for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments Jul 09, 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) invites parents of children who are blind or visually... more
Marrakesh Treaty U.S. Senate Votes to Ratify Marrakesh Treaty Jul 09, 2018 The Marrakesh Treaty, adopted by the member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization... more
Canute Bristol Braille Canute May 03, 2018 By Liam Smyth, Bristol Braille Technology Applications of Affordable Multi-Line Refreshable... more
Kirk Adams and Craig Meador announcing the partnership. New Partnership Between APH and AFB Feb 09, 2018 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the American Printing House for the Blind (APH)... more
UMass Boston logo CATIS Program from the University of Massachusetts Boston Feb 06, 2018 Graduate Certificate in the area of Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with... more
Favorites Save Your Favorites! Feb 02, 2018 Keep track of your favorite activities and articles to try now, read later, share with friends,... more
Rat logo Reading Adventure Time: Free App to Improve Literacy! Jan 22, 2018 Reading Adventure Time! is a free, teacher-centric, student-friendly app that includes activities... more
logo for text spotting MIT's Fifth Sense Project Jan 08, 2018 A team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is addressing a range of assistive technology... more
A girl sits in front of a computer screen as an adult leans over next to her. Blind Kids Create Online Inclusive Games and Play at Their First Tournament! Jan 02, 2018 Imagine playing online games without knowing -or caring- if the other player might be blind.... more
Paths to Literacy Pinterest boards Do You Follow Us On Pinterest? Dec 11, 2017 You may already be using Pinterest to save and organize ideas as you move around the internet, but... more
Animal Watch Vi Suite AnimalWatch Vi Suite Now Available Through APH Dec 04, 2017 The AnimalWatch Vi Suite is a free package designed to help students at the pre-algebra level (... more
Hand under hand The Role of the Intervener for Children Who Are Deafblind Dec 01, 2017 This article examines the role of the intervener for children who have a combined vision and... more
AER logo New AER Division on Neurological Visual Impairment Nov 28, 2017 AER (Association for the Rehabilitation and Education of the Visually Impaired) recently announced... more
BANA headline Final Release of Braille Formats, 2016, from BANA Nov 20, 2017 The 2016 revision of Braille Formats Principles of Print-to-Braille Transcription is now available... more
Orbit Reader 20 Orbit Reader 20 Nov 14, 2017 The Orbit Reader 20 is being hailed as "a low-cost breakthrough in a refreshable braille device".  ... more
A young boy uses a SMART Brailler as his teacher looks on. SMART Brailler Updates Nov 02, 2017 The SMART Brailler is an updated Perkins Brailler that displays, vocalizes, and produces braille... more
Braille Blaster logo Braille Blaster Oct 24, 2017 BrailleBlaster™ is a braille transcription program developed by the American Printing House for... more
Look logo from CVI Scotland Look: A Free Interactive Reading Tool by CVI Scotland Oct 06, 2017 CVI Scotland has created "Look", which is a new free interactive reading tool for children with... more
Blue ReadBooks! bag with contents displayed next to it Free Braille Books from NBP! Aug 30, 2017 Get the new school year off to a great start with these free braille books from National Braille... more
Eclipse soundscapes Eclipse Soundscapes Aug 14, 2017 Eclipse Soundscapes is a project that delivers a multisensory experience of the 2017 solar eclipse... more
Solar eclipse Audio Description to Allow the Blind To “See” the Total Eclipse Aug 11, 2017 WASHINGTON, August 10, 2017 — The Audio Description Project, an initiative of the American Council... more
Teacher providing individual instruction Share Your Comments about Education Jul 28, 2017 You may think that your opinion doesn't count, but in fact this is the time to send in comments you... more

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