With the holidays come visits from friends and family. Are you searching for ways to entertain your crowd? Take your visitors to a local museum that offers accessible tours and wow them with up-close museum experiences.
Have you desired to work with a writer to create a character in a novel? Our library member, Ottlie Lucas, had that privilege. Ottilie worked with Mary Jane Clark, a distinguised and nationally recognized best-selling author, to create a visually-impaired character.
For Blindness Awareness Month, TBBC is pointing you to an interesting documentary film that profiles many people who are losing their vision: "Going Blind." You will be inspired by their stories and by their strength as they learn to move through the world in a new way. Here is a link to the trailer of this film.
The Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Senior Citizens Center have joined the New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC) to serve Piscataway residents who need an easier way to read. TBBC’s no-cost, home-delivered, accessible reading service is for eligible New Jersey residents (of all ages) who cannot read standard print or who cannot hold a book or turn
Do you have Beep Baseball fever? We sure do! Join us as we root, root, root for the home team, The Jersey Lightning beep baseball team. The Lightning is making us proud as the team heads to the 2013 Beep Baseball World Series in Columbus, George. The games begin on July 30th and end on August 4th.
The Library of the Chathams, in Morris County, has partnered with the New Jersey State Library Talking Book and Braille Center (TBBC) to serve the print-impaired. We greatly appreciate that the library in Chatham has added TBBC's no-cost service to the many services they offer to meet the needs of their customers.
Assistive technology development is a priority at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The IDEAS Global Competition Project invites anyone to submit a request for addressing or developing an assistive technology need.
Science Now reported today on an interesting study of communication skills of infants of blind mothers. The study results indicate that not only do the infants develop healthy communication skills, but they may have enhanced communication skills when compared with infants of sighted parents.