Yes, You Can Read Braille 110% Faster in 9 Months

29 May

Today’s encouraging post comes from Stephanie Martin, a current master’s student at Louisiana Tech University’s Institute on Blindness, where she is studying to become a teacher of blind students. The Institute on Blindness sets high expectations for its graduate students … Read More »

How to Make Bulletin Boards Accessible to Blind Students

22 May
"We Love Braille" bulletin board for blind students

As soon as children walk through the door into school, they are in a reading-rich environment thanks to the plethora of classroom signs, posters, calendars and—especially—bulletin boards. Sighted children take in the information incidentally by seeing it, but what about … Read More »

Why Is Helen Keller The Only Blind Person Anyone Knows?

14 Apr
Reverse side of the Alabama state quarter, released in 2003. Image is in the public domain from Wikimedia Commons.

Today’s post is adapted from a presentation by Mike Hudson—the director of the museum at the American Printing House for the Blind in Louisville, Ky—to a recent meeting of the National Federation of the Blind of Greater Louisville. Founded in … Read More »