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Space Camp for Visually Impaired Students

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students logo

Each September, the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama offers a week long program specifically designed for children who are blind or visually impaired, so that they, like their sighted peers, can have the opportunity to learn about and experience through simulation, the world of space and aviation…

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Family Learning Weekend

You are invited to a special family learning weekend. A weekend of presentations and activities focusing on helping families who have children with severe/multiple disabilities including DeafBlindness and deaf with additional disabilities. September 11-13, 2015 Register Here!! Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel 10207 Wincopin Circle Columbia, MD 21044 This is…

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The DeafBlind Retreat

The Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind is hosting The DeafBlind Retreat in Seattle Sunday, August 23 – Saturday, August 29, 2015 There are 3 choices, the full week, 1st half, or 2nd half. The deadline to apply is March 13, 2015, all 2015 DeafBlind Retreat Applications must be emailed to DBRetreat@Seattlelh.org…

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August Picture This Tour – Shall We Dance?

Image of Paul Gauguin's painting "Breton Girls Dancing" from 1888

Picture This! Tours for People with Low Vision or Blindness at the National Gallery of Art Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. The theme for August is “Shall We Dance?” August tours will take place on Saturday, August 22nd and Wednesday August 26th.…

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Goalball Clinic – Trinity University

Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for the blind. This clinic will aim to introduce players to the skills and basic fundamentals of goalball, as well as the rules of the game. Participants will gain experience practicing the game and learn about opportunities to stay active and involved. Sunday,…

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NFB’s EQ (Engineering Quotient) Program

Attention blind and low vision high school students! Are you interested in pursuing work in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) after high school? Do you enjoy investing your talent and energy in solving real world problems? Join the National Federation of the Blind for NFB EQ, a week long…

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NFB Bell Program

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) program provides children, ages four through twelve, with two weeks of concentrated Braille instruction through fun, hands-on learning. This program is for all blind children who could benefit from Braille enrichment over the summer. This includes low vision children, children who…

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Goalball Clinic at Trinity University

Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for the blind. This clinic will aim to introduce players to the skills and basic fundamentals of goalball, as well as the rules of the game. Participants will gain experience practicing the game and learn about opportunities to stay active and involved. Sunday,…

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53rd Annual Braille Rallye

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind and the MG Car Club Washington DC Centre Present The 53rd Annual Braille Rallye Adults and youth who are blind or visually impaired are invited to participate as navigators reading directions in Braille or large print to their assigned drivers of classic automobiles. The rallye…

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Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

On Friday, July 24, 2015, in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the U.S. Department of Education will bring together policy and program leaders, community organizations, and youth to examine current implications of the ADA’s implementation and cross-cutting issues with other federal civil…

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