On January 4th we will celebrate Louis Braille’s 214th Birthday. Today’s guest speaker, Deborah Good-Krochock, discusses her experience visiting the Louis Braille Museum in Coupvray and the Panthéon in Paris, France. Debbie has over 40 years experience teaching French, Spanish and more, to blind and visually impaired students. She is also a singer and dancer.
This week we present some fun braille activities and ideas, with our longtime participant Karen Thomas.
Our Polestar this month is Warren Cushman, incoming president of the Bayview Chapter of ACB. Warren has a long history of using braille at home, at work, and in the community. It is our privilege to hear him sharing his wealth of experience with braille.
In this episode, our participants ask and answer braille-related questions.
Our guest speaker is Dr. Judith Dixon. Over the many years of her career, Judy has served as a guide star to hundreds and thousands of braille users all over the world. She is an expert on braille, tactile literacy, & document accessibility. She is currently President of the International Council on English Braille.
The fourth Thursday of every month is our Braille Fun Day. In this episode, Linda Pi (Piekarski) brings us some braille puzzles and some anagrams.
Lisa Hall, our polestar for the month of October, shares her story about learning and using braille. This retired braille transcriber and proofreader has a lot to share including her experience in working for Clovernook Braille press in Cincinnati, Ohio.
In this episode, participants ask and answer braille-related questions.
In this episode, Dawn Bilpuch discusses the HumanWare eReader device.
The fourth Thursday of each month is our Braille Fun Day. In this episode, our guest Rick Andris presents puzzles and recipes.
Jeannie Johnson, our Polestar of this month, shares her experience with learning and using braille. A longtime braille teacher and avid braille user, Jeannie has a lot to offer for those who are learning braille and those who know braille.
In this week’s episode, participants ask and answer questions about braille.
This Thursday marks the second anniversary of I Love Braille. On this occasion, we have invited Michael Cole, President of the East Bay Center for the Blind, as our guest speaker. He will speak about braille writing devices and also discuss his vision of the Center.
In this episode, we discuss the East Bay Center for the Blind’s “Learn at Home” braille program.
On the fourth Thursday of each month, we present fun activities with braille. In this episode, Terri Nettles guides us through a variety of braille scrambles and puzzles.
Our Polestar for this month is John Oliveira, President of the Association of Blind Citizens.
In this episode, our participants ask and answer a variety of braille-related questions.
Our guest speaker, Michael Hudson, Director of the Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind in Louisville, Kentucky, discusses the new “Dot Experience at APH.”
In this episode, Terri Nettles will walk us through some interesting braille drawings.
On the third Thursday of every month, our guest speaker is a “polestar” who shares their experience with learning and using braille. It is said “Experience is the best teacher,” and we can learn from our own experience as well as others’. This month’s polestar, Jewel Gaspard, will talk about her experience with braille.
In this episode, our participants ask and answer braille related questions.
Our guest speaker this week is Patty Nash, who will discuss and demonstrate skills and techniques for efficient reading of braille.
Each week we have participants from various parts of the world joining our show on ACB radio, and others listening to our archived episodes. In this week’s episode, our participants introduce themselves and tell their personal stories so that we can get to know each other better.
The fourth Thursday of every month is our Braille Fun Day. Our guest presenter this week is Linda Piekarski, who will show us some interesting ways to have fun with braille.
In this episode, our guest Jill talks with us about her experience in learning and using braille.