Following the Signs Along my Journey to Braille

“Stop,” “Greenway Trail,” and “Exit,” are examples of signs print readers see on a daily basis. Braille reader Katherine Corbett describes how her mom helped her learn to read by making signs for objects in their home. Read on to find out how she did it.

Mower Power

Chores are a part of every child’s life, whether they are washing dishes, cleaning bathrooms, or mowing the lawn. Ericka Short details how her dad taught her to cut the grass using her low vision, and she describes the sense of freedom, independence and peace she finds while mowing.

The Fear I Fear I’ll Pass On

By Tammie Hefty I looked at Evie tonight at dinner and said, “You know, Evie, with your scabbed elbow, patch of cellulitis on your other arm, scabby bug bites on your legs, and the Band-Aid over your toe that the toenail is falling off of…you look like any normal kid.” …and my heart swelled. Having…

A Mother’s Pride

By Huma Siddiqui Annika Konrad encouraged me to write my thoughts for this wonderful project about growing up with a mother who was blind for most of her life.  My mother was one of the bravest people I have ever met.  Her resiliency, positive attitude and perseverance are only a few of the attributes I…