New and Noteworthy

  • There are now Lego sets that are available with instructions in Braille. Here is the link from the Today show that explains more about this. https://www.today.com/parents/lego-s-playsets-are-now-accessible-people-who-are-blind-t161519
  • Thanks to a partnership between the National Federation for the Blind and Kellogg's there will now be "Love Notes" available in both Braille and re-recordable audio boxes for parents to share with their children on the Rice Krispies Treats writable wrappers.
  • Kare11 did a segment on an app called "Be My Eyes" where a blind person can connect with a sighted person using the app to video chat with a volunteer who can help them out with many tasks using the phone's camera. To read more about this app go to: https://www.kare11.com/article/news/local/breaking-the-news/be-my-eyes-allows-blind-people-to-see-by-proxy/89-a413aae6-f386-4946-a504-83bbbb751e6c