[Nfbk] Braille Reading Pals Club

Olivero, Treva TEOlivero at nfb.org
Sun Feb 28 01:57:23 UTC 2010

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 print-Braille book and a plush reading pal
    * Monthly parent e-newsletter promoting tips for early Braille literacy
    * Quarterly Braille activity sheets for young children
    * Braille birthday cards for child participants
    * Access to a network of resources devoted to serving parents of 
blind children
Mission of the Program
    * Introduce young children and their families to Braille
    * Provide parents literacy strategies to use with their children
    * Direct parents to essential resources for promoting success for 
their young blind children
    * 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 <http://www.nfb.org/readingpals>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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