Braille and Low Vision Aids

American Printing House for the Blind – fabulous resources, competitions and heaps more

This amazing website has resources for everyone! There are game apps, algebra tiles, reward stickers (smiley faces, stars and heaps of others all done in Braille), storey books, competitions where you can win awesome prizes and so much more. Have a look by clicking on...

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Cross-border transfer of accessible format copies of books now allowed – The Marrakesh Treaty

The Marrakesh Treaty which came into effect recently will help an estimated 285 million people worldwide have greater access to books published in accessible formats such as large print, braille or audio.  The Treaty allows countries like Australia to facilitate the...

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Rising popularity of bat-like echolocation in Australia helping more blind people see through sound

Daniel's training is now being rolled out in Adelaide for the first time by the Royal Society for the Blind, allowing the vision-impaired to see through sound. Instructor Gayle McPherson admits she was a little sceptical of the technique at first "because it wasn't...

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