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Meet Leanne Grillot, APH’s Director of National Outreach Services

We’re so excited to welcome Leanne Grillot as our new Director of National Outreach Services. This position directs the operations of APH’s Outreach Services Department, which provides consultation, support, and other services to Ex Officio Trustees, professionals in the field of vision, families of people who are visually impaired, and consumers. The goal of Outreach...

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A Message from APH President Craig Meador

A child who is blind or has vision loss is like any other child – eager to explore the world around them, be a part of it, make friends,...

Social Media Accessibility Checklist

Accessibility matters, even on social media! To celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (#GAAD) we challenge you to make your social media presence engaging and informative for ALL  your followers. Use...

Kay Chase’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...

A Mother’s Dedication

I will never be able to thank my Mom enough for learning braille. She knew braille before I did. When I was something like three years old she started taking...

Getting the Most out of BrailleBlaster: Quick and Easy Tutorials

BrailleBlaster™! BrailleBlaster? Is it a video game? Is it a superhero? No, even better, it’s a free, braille transcription program from APH! Ok, I can hear you saying “Whoa...

Stevie Wonder’s Trail to Braille

This is part of our series on the importance of braille literacy. We asked braille readers about their introduction to the braille system and how braille has changed their...