Path to Guide Dog E-Series

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Guide Dogs for the Blind is excited to inform you about our Path to a Guide Dog E-Series! This free virtual learning opportunity will cover a variety of topics about the guide dog lifestyle over the course of three ninety-minute sessions. This event is intended for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, (including family...

2021 NFB BELL® Academy In-Home Edition!

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Enhance Braille and nonvisual skills with us. The National Federation of the Blind is offering three virtual programs of the NFB BELL Academy this summer to prepare blind and low-vision children to grow into confident and independent blind people by enhancing their education. Options are available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students for the following...

Low cost computers for the blind

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Computers for the Blind is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization located in Richardson, TX. We provide refurbished computers with assistive technology to persons who are blind or have low vision. Free shipping in the USA. No income or age requirements. Computers range from around $150-$350. All computers come with the following: • Windows 10 Pro Operating...

Braille Institute Youth Program

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Although in-person programming is temporarily on hold, the Braille Institute is continuing their video, distance programming for Youth Program. Each semester, Youth Program focuses on a different area of Expanded Core Curriculum. This semester is focused on Career Education, delivered through fun and engaging project-based social activities. They understand the importance of hands-on learning. That...

Sing for Serenity Choir

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The Sing for Serenity Choir Is an international, online choir composed of blind and visually impaired singers. We have members from six countries—the United States, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, and South Africa. Our Youth Division consists of singers under the age of 18, while our Adult Division permits those with a passion for music who...

The Blind Life – YouTube Channel

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What is The Blind Life? It's a YouTube channel created by Sam Seavey with videos discussing the good, the bad, and the often annoying aspects of living with low vision. Sam is a legally blind YouTuber who has been making videos about assistive technology and apps for low vision for years and also has a...

APH Virtual Excel Camps

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The Virtual ExCEL Camp will include a live hour at 2:00 ET, Monday through Friday, and is free to all registrants. Our target audience will continue to be students with vision loss. Also included are five at-home extension activities for the camp theme and with the camp supplies that will be sent to the student....

NFB EQ Program

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Did you know that high spatial thinking skills are correlated with success in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in school and careers? Spatial thinking skills are also critical to being a successful traveler. The stronger your spatial thinking skills are, the easier it is to build a mental map and perform all sorts of...

Building the Next Generation of Blind Leaders: A Blind Leaders Development Program Roundup

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Since launching the Blind Leaders Development Program in 2020, we at the American Foundation for the Blind are pleased to have made great strides forward despite the unprecedented challenges of the last year and a half. The inaugural cohort not only successfully navigated the launch of a fledgling program but did so during the tumultuous period of...

Summer 3-Week Skills Academy

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**Program specifics subject to change in accordance with CDC guidelines** Ages 13-22: Teenagers who are visually impaired face a wide array of situations in school, at home, and on the job where they must utilize problem solving, teamwork, personal management, and specialized skills. The three-week residential program offers intensive skills training, socialization and recreational activities...

Guide Dog Summer Camp Program

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Guide Dogs for the Blind recognizes that the human-animal bond is unique; we want to give teens and young adults with visual impairments the opportunity to experience its life-changing potential. Every year GDB invites youth who are blind or visually impaired to apply for our camp program. At Camp GDB, participants will explore the companionship, independence,...

STEM Session at Enchanted Hills Camp

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TheSTEM session is for students 13-20 years old who are blind or have low vision with an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Campers should have a basic understanding of high school level science concepts, be prepared to participate in a variety of activities across different science disciplines, and most importantly be enthusiastic...