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Everyone wins with Project Brailler!

If you have never been lucky enough to hear Lily-Grace’s story or learnt about the driving force behind Project Brailler this endearing piece written by Bill Winters of Perkins in the USA will leave you feeling warm, positive and motivated. Entitled ‘Everyone wins with Project Brailler’ Winters writes about Lily-Grace and Kristy as if he has known them for years. …

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White Cane Safety Day – 15th October

Have you ever wondered exactly how a person walking with a white cane (not stick) is actually being assisted? October 15 is National White Cane Safety Day, which acknowledges the independence and skill of people with visual impairments who use a white cane to navigate. To celebrate National White Cane Saftey Day, Bill Winters has put together 10 fascinating facts about …

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VI Calendar raising funds for 3 charities!

Lily Grace and some of her VI friends had enormous fun at a photo shoot recently, taking photos for an upcoming calendar. All funds from the calendar will be split between three parent-led charities for Visually Impaired Children and their families:  Project Brailler. Buying Smart Braillers for VI kids to enable literacy  Common Sense. Promoting independence through mobility.  Moorvision. Supporting families …

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Blind Kids Can!

Braille Revolution! Special thanks to Common Sense Canes for blogging about Project Brailler and championing our hard work in raising a Braille profile.  We love your blogs! A whole raft of positive, parent-led support of Braille is raising its head, championed by Project Brailler. The notion that Braille becoming obsolete and is ‘too difficult’ is sadly spreading amongst professionals- suggesting …

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Rachael has her head shaved for Darren Wright Foundation & Project Brailler!

The Bald and the Beautiful. On the 7th June at Morrisons in Cribbs Causeway Rachael had her shaved as promised to raise money for Darren Wright Foundation and Project Brailler.  What a fantastic morning we had.  Rachael was awesome and has incredibly raised £715 at the last count although we know there is still more to come. Rachael, we cannot …

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Press Release 18/05/15 – Bringing Education of British Blind Children into the 21st Century

In addition to petitioning the UK Government, Project Brailler are raising a profile all over the UK. Read here why your support is so necessary and truly will help blind and VI children in their education. If you would like to donate to Project Brailler, you can do so here. http://gloucesternewscentre.co.uk/bringing-education-of-british-blind-children-into-the-21st-century/

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PETITION: To get SMART Braillers into schools or libraries in England

Please sign our petition to Prime Minister David Cameron and Education Minister Nicky Morgan SMART Braillers are extremely rare in the UK and currently children like Lily-Grace (if they are lucky) only have access to a standard dated Brailler which doesn’t even provide feedback to the child. They are the equivalent to an old-fashioned type-writer and haven’t been upgraded in years. Our country would …