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Train Your Puppy the Guide Dog Way

Guide Dogs are trusted partners for many people who are blind and visually impaired. We know these adult dogs have been specially trained, but did you know the hard work starts before they even enter the guide dog program? Before puppies can go to school to be guide dogs, they are loved, trained, and explore...

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A Workplace That Supports Your Dreams

Shocked … overwhelmed … speechless! Those are some of the feelings I had on that incredible day – the day I went to a meeting, expecting to handle a...

The Theater Belongs to Everyone

For the past 7 years the Museum at APH has put on a unique performance. The actors are all blind or visually impaired, and most read from embossed braille...

A History That Welcomes Everyone

I don’t imagine that many people have the good fortune of having a museum in their workplace. For those of us employed by APH, having the Museum of the...

Have you met the littlest pumpkin in the pumpkin patch?

Just in time for Halloween, we have a new tactile and auditory experience for you! You can now read the story of “The Littlest Pumpkin” with fun audio effects....

160 Years Supporting Employment of People with Disabilities

By Maria E. Delgado, Director of Accessibility For 160 years, American Printing House APH has created useful tools for school-age individuals who are blind or visually impaired. By doing...

The Joy Player as an Adult Learning Tool

APH’s Joy Player is a simplified audio player that lets users easily access music and audio books. It’s designed for people who are visually impaired, but also for anyone...