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2020 News Releases

  • 08/03/2020 – Bricks introduce young students who are blind or visually impaired to braille basics.

2019 News Releases

  • 11/04/2019 – Radio Waves Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Radio Broadcasting.

  • 10/07/2019 – American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is excited to announce a partnership with American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) to bring the world’s largest collection of Helen Keller artifacts, and the AFB archives to Louisville.

  • 07/24/2019 – The guide dogs at American Printing House for the Blind are getting pampered.

  • 07/09/2019 – Mike May, a pioneer in accessible navigation, has joined the Access Explorer Team (an incorporated company owned by American Printing House for the Blind).

  • 04/24/2019 – APH Museum to host demonstration game.

  • 03/04/2019 – Access Explorer company will take indoor navigation for people who are blind to the next level.

  • 02/28/2019 – The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) invites the media to attend this year’s Braille Reader’s Theater production of Charlotte’s Web.

  • 01/06/2019 – Code Jumper allows children who are blind or visually impaired to learn computer coding alongside peers.

2018 News Releases

  • 11/ 20/ 2018 – B-roll and photos of unveiling are available

  • 10/3/2018 – InSights Art Gives Artists Who Are Blind a Platform for Incredible Art Work


  • 10 / 11 / 2018 – APH Becomes a Member of the Accessible Books Consortium

  • 7/18/2018 – Indoor Explorer allows people who are blind or visually impaired to navigate buildings


  • 6/13/2018 – The Orbit Reader 20 leads industry push for affordable refreshable braille


  • 4 /2 / 2018 – Additional $2 Million to be disbursed across all states as part of Federal Quota Program.

  • 2 / 7 / 2018 – APH to Provide Ongoing Stewardship for Key Programs Founded by AFB.

  • 01/08/2018 – Business Celebrates 160 Years in Louisville.

  • 01/18/2018 – The Kentucky Center is First Performing Arts Venue in the U.S. to Use New Technology to Assist Visually Impaired Visitors

2017 News Releases

  • 12/20/2017 – Reach & Match Learning Kit® Stimulates Multiple Senses to Educate and Engage

  • November 7, 2018 – Indoor Explorer Pilot Project in Use at Louisville International Airport

  • 10/27/2017 – Braille on Demand: Software Creates Equal Access to Learning Materials

  • 9/12/2017 – Graphiti Debuts at Kennedy Center in our Nations’s Capitol

  • 08/24/2017 – A Historic Moment: People Who Are Blind View Eclipse in Real Time

  • 1/23/2017 – National Organization Chooses Jane W. Hardy as New Board Chair