[nfbwatlk] braille readers are leaders (BRL)
k7uij at panix.com
Tue Sep 1 04:30:55 UTC 2009
Count in me also, obviously, although I suspect that the brunt of the
work will fall upon NFBW members in the Puget Sound area.
Incidentally, we oughtta work up a blurb for the web site to be put on
right after the close of our convention.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jedi" <loneblindjedi at samobile.net>
To: <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, August 31, 2009 7:36 PM
Subject: Re: [nfbwatlk] braille readers are leaders (BRL)
Denise, feel free to count me in. Cheers.
> On November 14, 2009, a kick off for the Braille Readers are Leaders
> Program in Washington will take place at the WTBBL. The Seattle
> and the Department of Services for the Blind, Child and Family Program
> assisting in this effort. Hopefully, this will be an exciting kickoff
> will set the trend for much more participation in this program than
> has been
> the case in recent years. We will need people who will be willing to
> participate as planners, braille reading mentors and take on other
> organizing. By the affiliate putting out an effort in pushing for a
> dynamic and fun BRL we are again able to promote braille reading as an
> effective way of being truly literate as a blind or visually impaired
> I am constantly hearing that even if a student is receiving braille
> instruction it is not done in a positive and fun way. This program
> can help
> families to encourage reading with their children. Information on the
> program is available at
> . The web site has not been updated for the 2010 contest but it does
> officially start until November. The information is basically the
> The fall Braille Reading Pals for young readers has already started.
> Braille Reading Pals should be a part of any preschool program. There
> many ways that local chapters can support the BRL Programs. We will
> this in more detail at the convention. Please begin to think about
> how you
> could participate and email me at cane.travel at gmail.com .
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