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Information About Braille

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Braille Bug: a site designed to teach sighted children about braille with games, graphics, and activities.

Information about Helen Keller from AFB

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Information About Eye Conditions and Vision


Common Eye Disorders and Diseases from the CDC

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Other Sources of Braille Materials for Children

To search for a particular braille book, try APH's Louis database search!
If the book is available, it will tell you where!

The American Printing House for the Blind

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Braille Bibles International
(Braille Bibles including a Twin Vision Children's Bible)

The Braille Institute

BRL: The Beulah Reimer Legacy for low-cost print-braille-and-picture books

Lutheran Braille Workers for free braille Bibles and other Christian material in many languages

Michigan Braille Transcribing Fund for textbooks and quick braille projects

The National Braille Press: Children's Book of the Month Club & other books

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

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Helpful Organizations and Agencies

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American Council of the Blind

The American Foundation for the Blind

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Blind Babies Foundation

Blind Children's Learning Center

BVI-Parents Listserv & Info a listserv & other resources for parents of VI children

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind

The Foundation Fighting Blindness

The Foundation for Blind Children

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Hadley has learning opportunities that empower adults with vision loss or blindness to thrive

Helen Keller National Center

Independent Living Aids: low vision aids, braille games and watches, etc.

Kansas Braille Transcription Institute Braille courses, and tactile American flags

Leader Dogs for the Blind provides guide dogs to people with visual impairments

Lighthouse International

Michigan Commission for the Blind

Michigan Department of Education--Low Incidence Outreach

The National Braille Association

Photo of child reading a Seedlings book The National Federation of the Blind

Perkins School for the Blind

The Royal National Institute for the Blind, UK

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Other Good Resources and Lists


Internet Accessibility Tips a list of things you can do to make the web more accessible for your child or student

Paths to Literacy lots of great information about braille, research, technology, resources, etc.

wonderbaby.org lots of helpful links re: playing with and teaching a blind and disabled baby.

Teaching Students with Visual Impairments is a site loaded with ideas and resources for teaching students with visual impairments

Online resources about combined vision and hearing loss.

Deaf Linx lots of information on deafness, deaf culture, and ASL.

Deaf Websites the online deaf web directory.

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Fun Stuff

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Tack-Tiles: fun Lego-type blocks with braille on them!

Wikki Stix: waxy sticks which can be easily bent into shapes...great for tactile graphics, etc.

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