Braille Institute of America is pleased to announce David McCaslin as the new Director of Library Services. David’s career spans more than 20 years in library sciences and management with academic libraries. Most recently, he served as the Library Director of Wardman Library at Whittier College. His prior experience includes libraries at esteemed institutions including Yale University, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), and Pennsylvania State University.
50 children who are blind or visually impaired are selected to participate in elite competition that tests and promotes braille literacy.
Braille Institute Offers 110 Free Online Spring/Summer Courses Including Laughing Yoga and Making Technology Work For You
Braille Institute is pleased to offer more than 110 Spring/Summer courses that are available for free to anyone who is blind or visually impaired, worldwide.
Local Santa Barbara native, Angela Miller-Bevan, named Regional Manager of Braille Institute Santa Barbara
Braille Institute is pleased to announce Angela Miller-Bevan as the new regional manager of the Santa Barbara center.
Braille Institute Celebrates Library Month with a special “Welcome to Your Library” Event & Free Online Workshops
April is “Library Month” and Braille Institute’s Library is hosting a special “Welcome to Your Library” free livestream event featuring guest speakers, musical performances and more on April 7, 2-3pm PT, during National Library Week.
New York City resident and Tennessee native recognized for exceptional work as a Teacher for the Visually Impaired
Over 30 free interactive online technology workshops and resourceful content to help people stay connected during COVID-19 social distancing.
Braille Institute Announces Senior Technology Executive, Patricia Bramhall, To Join Board of Directors
Braille Institute of America announces the appointment of Patricia Bramhall to its board of directors. Ms. Bramhall brings over 42 years of experience in the area of information technology management and consulting.
Braille Institute is proud to announce the 50 finalists for the 2020 Braille Challenge Finals competition. Braille Challenge is celebrating its 20th anniversary and will be holding Finals testing and an award ceremony remotely this year to accommodate social distancing.
Braille Institute Launches New Award-Winning Typeface Designed fo Improve Legibility for Readers with Low Vision
Braille Institute has launched a custom typeface called “Atkinson Hyperlegible.” The fonts are available for free for anyone to use, and can be downloaded at www.brailleinstitute.org/freefont.