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Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program

Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program is a compilation of materials designed to help you instill a love of books and reading in your child through a set of fun toys and stories. The kit comes complete with three print/braille picture books, three audio cassettes, three activity guides and a story box. Although this program has […]


Happy Holidays!

It’s that time of the year again! Everyone is  shopping for holiday greeting cards to send to  friends and family. There are thousands and thousands of holiday cards available in stores, but typically none of these cards are written in braille. Fortunately, greeting cards that are written in braille can be found and purchased online. […]

Posted in: Blindness, Braille

HIMS Vendor Demonstration

HIMS, a company that specializes in the development and manufacturing of assistive technology for individuals who are blind or have  vision needs, joined WVATS at the Center for Excellence in Disabilities for device demonstrations of low vision products and braille displays/notetakers. Two devices new to their company that were demonstrated were the Candy 5 HD […]

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