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Braille Institute Opens Two New Centers Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Article Tools Santa Barbara's Braille Institute held a grand opening 10/24 for two new centers, both of which will be at the organization's property on De la Vina Street. One of the
Collin Frase might be blind, but that doesn't stop him from marching in perfect formation with his 150 other band members during halftime of Smiths Station High School football games. Frase, a senior, was born 16 weeks premature with retinopathy of
Yet as his maths skills increased, he found that Braille could take him only so far. It was too easy to confuse letters and numbers in certain situations and too cumbersome to constantly clarify. The more complicated maths became, the more limited
A dedication of a Braille welcome sign at the Wishing Rock Playground at Buttonwood Park will be held at 1 p.m. today. Youth from the city's Saturday Academy Program have been working on a community service project to install Braille signs at the
Abraham Nemeth, the blind designer of the internationally recognized Nemeth (NEH' meth) Braille Math Code, has died at his home in suburban Detroit. Nemeth's niece, Dianne Bekritsky, says he died Wednesday of congestive heart failure in Southfield.
Richard Alcock, 62, from Bury, Greater Manchester, took early retirement from his job as a local government clerk in a social services department because increased use of computers in his office meant he could no longer do his work. After 28 years'
A treaty has been adopted by the 186 member states of the UN's World Intellectual Property Organization to enable books to be reproduced in formats accessible to visually impaired people. Less than five per cent of new books are made available in
A guide dog, Irby arrived at North Central when Henders transferred there to pursue his dream of studying broadcasting at a smaller campus. Nearly blind, Henders was diagnosed with bilateral retinoblastoma, a rare type of eye cancer, in both eyes
My body announces its love for you much like a trumpet heralds the arrival of a king." They Found Something Gross on Your Body "Don't worry, those aren't herpes sores...You Forgot to Shave/Trim/Wax "Forgot to tell you, I've been starring in an Amish
In the interview that follows, Makati tells us how she came about launching the magazine, fighting the challenges and emerging a winner. Why did you decide to start a lifestyle magazine for visually challenged people? The idea struck me one day when