[Ohio-talk] Braille Reading Pals Club

Dr. Smith jwsmithnfb at verizon.net
Sun Feb 28 19:59:59 UTC 2010

This is great.


Dr. J. Webster Smith
President National Federation of the Blind of Ohio
P.O.BOX 458 Athens, Ohio, 45701-0458
Phone Number - 740-592-6326
"Changing What it Means to be Blind"
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Olivero, Treva (by way of David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com>) (by way 
of David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com>)" <TEOlivero at nfb.org>
To: <david.andrews at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Saturday, February 27, 2010 8:57 PM
Subject: [Ohio-talk] Braille Reading Pals Club

> 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 
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