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Around the World with Your White Cane

The white cane is a mobility aid that helps people who are blind or visually impaired navigate the world around them. When swept across the ground, the cane provides you with tactile feedback. It hits against obstacles to let you know you’re approaching uneven ground like a curb or set of stairs. The cane is...

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Rachel’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...

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...

CVI Awareness Products and Resources

September is CVI Awareness Month! To help celebrate, we want to share some of our favorite CVI specific products! What’s Hot CVI Book Builder The CVI Book Builder was created...

Assessing Daily Living Skills

The Functional Skills Assessment (FSA) is a tool for evaluating daily living skills for students at all levels. FSA is divided into four modules that cover a number of...

APH Guidelines for Print Document Design

Originally published August 2011 J. Elaine Kitchel Low Vision Project Leader American Printing House for the Blind The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) believes guidelines for print...

Products That Change Lives

“APH continues to research and develop high-quality products that stay current in the field,” says Barb Johnson, a Teacher of the Visually impaired for more than 35 years. Part...