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

Some Thoughts on Disability and Dating

Dating can be a complicated thing and I must admit that I do not have much experience in the dating department. When disability is added to the mix things can become even more complicated due to the misconceptions that much of society still holds about people with disabilities. I am visually impaired and I do … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Disability and Dating

Spotlight: The Braille Chocolate Box, a Sweet and Accessible Treat

Chocolate, it is the #1 favorite treat for most, and now that Valentine’s Day is approaching there will be a lot of chocolate going around. Chocolate is a fun gift to receive on any occasion.  Today I want to spotlight a product that has made chocolate accessible to those who are blind or have low … Continue reading Spotlight: The Braille Chocolate Box, a Sweet and Accessible Treat