VISION: "The right help, at the right time, in the right location for students with visual impairments"
MISSION: KSSB is a catalyst and leader in the development of exemplary programs and practices in vision services in Kansas. We build local capacity throughout the state via strategic partnerships to ensure learners with visual impairments are able to assume responsible roles in society and lead fulfilling lives.
We are already gearing up for the 2017 Regional Braille Challenge.
This year, we'll have TWO locations: Kansas City and Wichita. Stay tuned for more information.
The Orcam is An intuitive wearable device with a smart camera designed to assist people who are visually impaired. We tried it out today at our Low Vision Clinic. Thanks to Dr. Jeffry Gerson for sharing! More information here http://www.orcam.com/ and here http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/04/science/israeli-start-up-gives-visually-impaired-a-way-to-read.html?_r=0
Monday, January 4th, is particularly significant because it's the effective date of the nationwide implementation of the Unified English Braille (UEB) code that has been adopted by the Braille Authority of North America. Find more information here:
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