Braille Bookfair!

1 Apr

As part of the NFB of Louisiana state convention in Bossier City on April 5 – 7 we will be having a Braille Book fair Extravaganza! All items completely suitable for blind kids or parents sharing with their sighted kiddos! … Read More »

Empowering youth with Blindness

27 Mar

  Reposted from: http://adkinsandwells.blogspot.com/?m=1   Authors and Educators Empowering Students with Blindness and Visual Impairments Lifelong learners, authors and educators, Anita Adkins and S. J. Wells team up to empower students of all ages with blindness and visual impairments through … Read More »

‘Keystroke’ App Teaches Touch-Typing and Gets Blind Students Used to Text-to-Speech Engines

14 Oct

The New Mexico Commission for the Blind has developed a free program, Keystroke, to teach touch-typing to blind and visually-impaired students using their preferred screen reader. The program is available for Windows and Mac OS X, and works with the … Read More »

The Importance of Blind Mentors in Teacher Prep Programs

22 Sep

It is vital that we as teachers of the blind and visually impaired maintain high expectations for our students and understand the true capability of the blind. Meeting and collaborating with competent blind adults who are living the lives they … Read More »