Tag: Independence

Pocket-sized 2023 uncontracted braille calendar by Joan Billesberger

Pocket-sized 2023 uncontracted braille calendar.   Measures 4 by 6 inches. For a low price of $5.   Technology is great, but sometimes it’s just easier to have a paper copy at your fingertips.   To receive a high quality uncontracted braille calendar Contact… Continue Reading “Pocket-sized 2023 uncontracted braille calendar by Joan Billesberger”

News Release – The B.C. government is providing a $3.162 million grant to the Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults program with assistive communication technology.

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.   NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2022SDPR0034-000838 May 30, 2022   Communication technology supports independence, participation VICTORIA – People with severe communication disabilities will be able to access the augmentative communication technology and professional support they need… Continue Reading “News Release – The B.C. government is providing a $3.162 million grant to the Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults program with assistive communication technology.”

World Braille Day | National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)

In celebration of World Braille Day, Braille Literacy Canada (BLC), the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB), the CNIB Foundation, the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA), the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS), and the Provincial Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired (PRCVI)… Continue Reading “World Braille Day | National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)”

OPINION: In Anticipation of a British Columbia Accessibility Act

When it comes to reducing barriers, B.C. has made progress, but still has a long way to go. Imagine for a moment you were the keynote speaker at an … OPINION: In Anticipation of a British Columbia Accessibility Act

Facts about vision loss, Day Five, Employment, White Cane Week 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) “A Lack of Sight is not a lack of vision”   WCW Day Five, February 11, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #5 – You will find blind &… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Five, Employment, White Cane Week 2021”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #3, The World’s Blind, Thursday, February 11th at 7 PM pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW the World Blind Union (WBU) is a global organization representing the estimated 253 million people who are blind or partially sighted worldwide? Learn… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #3, The World’s Blind, Thursday, February 11th at 7 PM pacific Time.”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #1, History of White Cane Week, Sunday February 7th at 1 PM Pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW that it was almost 100 years ago that blind pedestrians were first granted any protections? Learn more about the History of White Cane… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #1, History of White Cane Week, Sunday February 7th at 1 PM Pacific Time.”

White Cane Week Proclamation by the Province of British Columbia, February 7 to 13, 2021

White Cane Week Proclamation, 2021  Click to access White-Cane-Week-February-7-13-2021-Proclamation.pdf

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