Archive for May, 2012

Lost horizon

May 30, 201217 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, blindness, Braille, radio, Uncategorized

When you’re born blind, Braille isn’t the only thing you need to learn to be able to read. Children born blind have a harder time comprehending visual words than their sighted peers. So in addition to learning Braille, they also have to memorize the meaning of things they’ll never be able to see. Take a […]

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Teacher's pet

May 24, 201212 CommentsPosted in Beth Finke, Blogroll, Seeing Eye dogs, travel, Uncategorized, visiting schools, Whitney

ItalianHandfull left a commentto my previous post saying how touched she was to get an “inside-out” look at a presentation for elementary school kids. That comment inspired me to share this additional point of view from the teacher who arranged our visit to Long Island in the first place. Erica Bohrer teaches at Daniel Street […]

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