Month: October 2013

For the first time ever, write your math on an electronic Braille device!

For the first time ever, write your math on an electronic Braille device! October 24, 2013 – If you are a blind student walking in to a math class, this process may sound familiar to you. You probably… Read More

October is World Blind Awareness Month

Published by the Gem County Messenger   October is World Blind Awareness Month   Posted: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 11:56 am Few blind Gem County residents, but numbers growing Blindness awareness began with Louis Braille in 1824 when… Read More

Helping Those With Low Vision

Published in CPA Press   Helping Those With Low Vision   Posted: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 12:42 am, Wed Oct 23, 2013. By GEORGE KINGSON/Staff writer | 0 comments There are many important community… Read More

Audible Teleprompter for Public Speaking

Audible Teleprompter for Public Speaking by Norm Gardner   Click Here to download audio file of training.   This audio file is a 40 minute presentation by Bruce Gardner. The presentation contains an enhanced explanation and tips for… Read More

Papa John’s Sponsers Fund Raiser for Idaho Falls Chapter of the NFB November 14th

Papa John’s Sponsers Fund Raiser for Idaho Falls Chapter of the NFB November  14th     The Snake River Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind would like to thank PapaJohn’s of Idaho Falls for sponsering… Read More

HumanWare sees its global development expand through a partnership with Essilor

HumanWare sees its global development expand through a partnership with Essilor October 17, 2013 — HumanWare announces a major strategic partnership with Essilor, the world’s leading ophthalmic optics company, which becomes the majority shareholder of the company specializing… Read More

Presidential Proclamation Blind Americans Equality Day, 2013

Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 11, 2013 Presidential Proclamation — Blind Americans Equality Day, 2013 BLIND AMERICANS EQUALITY DAY, 2013 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES… Read More

Access to Kindle Books For the Blindis Here

Access to Kindle Books For the Blindis Here By Laine Amoureux Recently Amazon released an App for IOS devices that adheres to the accessibility guidelines for Apple products.  This may be the first step to Kindle access.  Access… Read More

Barnes and Noble hosts NFB of Idaho Falls Book Fair

Click Here to watch the KIDK News 8 interview with sandy Streeter.   The Idaho Falls Snake River Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind held their fifth annual book fair at Barnes and Noble Saturday…. Read More