[New-hampshire-students] Fw: Braille Reading Pals Club

Marie Johnson jomar2000 at comcast.net
Fri Feb 26 03:21:18 UTC 2010

Hello folks;
Please pass this along to anyone that you feel may be interested. It is a terrific, worthwhile program and provides a wonderful way for parents and their childen to spend some great quality time together, as well as the fun time for the little ones.
*Thanks for always supporting Braille projects 
* Invest in the future of our children. Give them the gift of literacy  



National Federation of the Blind
Braille Reading Pals Club

Registration is now open for the New Year beginning April 1, 2010.  

The Braille Reading Pals Club is an early literacy program that encourages parents to read daily with their blind or low-vision child (ages infant to seven).  
Participating club members will receive: 
  a..  A print-Braille book and a plush reading pal 
  b.. Monthly parent e-newsletter promoting tips for early Braille literacy 
  c.. Quarterly Braille activity sheets for young children 
  d.. Braille birthday cards for child participants 
  e.. Access to a network of resources devoted to serving parents of blind children 
Mission of the Program 
  a.. Introduce young children and their families to Braille 
  b.. Provide parents literacy strategies to use with their children 
  c.. Direct parents to essential resources for promoting success for their young blind children 
  d.. Help parents promote early literacy skills, a love of reading, and a positive attitude about Braille through daily reading with their blind children 

To learn more about this exciting program, or to register, please visit www.nfb.org/readingpals , or call (410) 659-9314, ext. 2295.   

Cosponsored by the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)


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