Spotlight: Braille Embossed Jewelry and Accessories | Elegant Insights

Jewelry and accessories are excellent gift ideas for Christmas or for a birthday or for Mother's Day or Father's Day. Here is a tip that I am sure you already know, these gifts are even better when they have that extra special touch in the form of personalization. Today I want to spotlight a business … Continue reading Spotlight: Braille Embossed Jewelry and Accessories | Elegant Insights

Spotlight: Beep Baseball – a Team Sport for Those who are Blind or Have Low Vision

(The baseball illustration is by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay via the Canva Library) Now that the baseball season is underway here in the U.S. I want to shine a spotlight on beep baseball. This adaptive sport allows those who are blind or have low vision to get out on the field and participate in a baseball … Continue reading Spotlight: Beep Baseball – a Team Sport for Those who are Blind or Have Low Vision

Some Helpful Tips for Memorizing the Braille Alphabet (Part 2 n to z)

Photo of braille symbols is by BlenderTimer via Pixabay Braille is still an important skill to have in your toolkit if you are blind or have low vision. In this post I will share more tips for memorizing the braille alphabet. You can get an introduction to braille and read my tips for memorizing letters … Continue reading Some Helpful Tips for Memorizing the Braille Alphabet (Part 2 n to z)

Some Helpful Tips for Memorizing the Braille Alphabet (Part 1 a to m)

(Image featuring braille symbols is by BlenderTimer via Pixabay Braille is a code invented by Louis Braille that uses raised dots in various combinations to represent letters and symbols. This allows those who are blind or have low vision to be able to read by touch. Braille can be produced (or written) using a braille … Continue reading Some Helpful Tips for Memorizing the Braille Alphabet (Part 1 a to m)

Spotlight: Help a DeafBlind Teen Receive DeafBlind Services for the first Time in His Life

I recently saw an episode of Special Books by Special Kids about a 16-year old teen named Max. He is DeafBlind and is also intellectually delayed. I learned that he had never received DeafBlind services at school because he was deemed unable to learn any skills and also due to a lack of funds at … Continue reading Spotlight: Help a DeafBlind Teen Receive DeafBlind Services for the first Time in His Life