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Screenshot of Paths to Literacy survey Please Take Our 3-Minute Paths to Literacy Survey! Jan 27, 2017 Paths to Literacy, which is a collaboration between Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School... more
UEB curriculum survey UEB Survey Jan 17, 2017 S. J. Wells and Anita Adkins have written a book to teach unified English braille. It is called... more
Hall of Fame logo Nominations for APH Hall of Fame Jan 12, 2017 The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) announces that the 2017 Hall of Fame nomination... more
AER-IOMC logo Call for Presentations for AER International Orientation & Mobility Conference 2017 Jan 10, 2017 The deadline for submitting presentation proposals for the AER International Orientation &... more
Happy Birthday, Louis Braille January is Braille Literacy Month! Jan 03, 2017 Louis Braille's was born on January 4, 1809 and we celebrate his life and legacy during the whole... more
Image from NICE flyer NICE: National Intervener Certification E-portfolio Dec 17, 2016 The National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) and the Paraprofessional Resource and Research Center... more
Graph of brain-training research study Study Shows Brain-Training Videos Can Improve Peripheral Vision Dec 08, 2016 New research by vision scientists at the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University found... more
Icon for College Boards College Board Simplifies Request Process For Test Accommodations Dec 05, 2016 The College Board has overhauled its request process for testing accommodations, making it easier... more
AER logo New AER Division on Neurological Visual Impairment Nov 28, 2016 AER (Association for the Rehabilitation and Education of the Visually Impaired) recently announced... more
Louis Braille 2016 Touch of Genius 2016 Louis Braille Touch of Genius Award Nov 17, 2016 The following description is from the National Braille Press site:   The Touch of Genius... more
Orbit Reader 20 Orbit Reader 20 Nov 14, 2016 The Orbit Reader 20 is being hailed as "a low-cost breakthrough in a refreshable braille device".  ... more
Braille Blaster logo Braille Blaster Beta Testing Nov 03, 2016 Beta testing of BrailleBlaster software has been expanded to teachers, transcribers, students, and... more
BADIE logo Benefits of Audio Description in Education (BADIE) Contest Oct 31, 2016 Attention, TVIs!  Your students may be interested in entering this contest to tell about their... more
MRVI Intervention and University of Northern Colorado logo Survey for Early Interventionists Oct 21, 2016 The University of Northern Colorado has received funding from the Institute of Education Sciences... more
Survey icon Survey: Supporting Elementary Students with Visual Impairments in Science Class Oct 17, 2016 The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research and the University of Arizona are interested in... more
Blindness Awareness Month logo Many Blindness Events in October! Oct 11, 2016 There are numerous dates throughout the month of October that aim to bring heightened awareness to... more
Room with a view Field Testers Needed for Map-Reading Skills and Concepts Oct 03, 2016 The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is currently seeking field evaluators for Room... more
Little Paths cover Little Paths Tactile Book Sep 24, 2016 Little Paths is the latest book for emerging tactile readers.  Available from APH (American... more
Low Vision Simulator Field Testers Needed for Vision Simulators Sep 19, 2016 If you're interested in helping the American Printing House for the Blind field test a product,... more
50th anniversary of International Literacy Day 50th Anniversary of International Literacy Day! Sep 07, 2016 September 8, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day!   UNESCO officially... more
CUDA logo Low Vision Volunteers Needed for Online Accessibility Research Sep 02, 2016 Dear Members, We are a group of researchers at Center for Usability in Design and Accessibility (... more
AFB logo Call for AFB Access Award Nominations Aug 26, 2016 Nominations are now being accepted for the American Foundation for the Blind's Access Awards,... more
Animal Watch logo Building Graphics Literacy Project Aug 22, 2016 We are excited to share that the AnimalWatch Vi: Building Graphics Literacy project began on July... more
Take the survey icon AFB Survey on Communication and Technology Aug 10, 2016 The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) has launched Communications and Video Technology... more
Hands with a smart phone FCC Makes Permanent The National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program Aug 05, 2016 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced that it will make permanent the National... more
Duxbury Braille Translator image New DBT Now Available for Mac! Aug 01, 2016 Duxbury Braille Translator (DBT) is now available in Beta format for Mac! Purchase includes free... more
hand on refreshable tactile graphics display Refreshable Tactile Graphics Display Jul 23, 2016 American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has teamed up with Orbit Research to create a... more
Talking Typer CD Beta Testers Needed for Talking Typer App Jul 20, 2016 APH is seeking field testers to assess the new Talking Typer app.  If you have an iOS® device,... more
NFB logo Resolution Regarding Nemeth and UEB Jul 13, 2016 The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has issued the following resolution regarding Nemeth... more
Nemeth Tutorial Survey on Nemeth Tutorial Jul 06, 2016 After APH developed the Nemeth Tutorial in conjunction with Dr. Kapperman, a group has  begun to... more