News that Made My Day

August 31, 2013 @ 7:29 pm | Filed under: , ,

My friend Holly, parent of a legally blind child and president of Parents of Blind Children-NJ, alerted me to this very cool piece of news today: Fox and Crow Are Not Friends was the August selection for the Free Braille Books program sponsored by the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults.

In 1997 the AAF started this program to provide blind children a free Braille book every month from a popular children’s reading series. The books are for the children to keep and collect for as long as they want them. The titles published every month are the same titles that are available in bookstores and public libraries everywhere. In the past ten years over one hundred seventy titles from popular children’s reading series were distributed to thousands of blind children.

You may remember Holly and her son Hank from my GeekMom piece on their fight for Hank to receive Braille instruction in school.


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    sarah says:

    That is wonderful!!

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    Maria says:

    What joyfully happy, happy news! 😀

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    Ellie says:

    Oh Lissa that is really really lovely!! 🙂

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    Kimberlee says:

    That is so cool! Hooray for Fox and Crow! (and You!)

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    Tabatha says:

    Terrific!

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    Erica says:

    Just love this!!!

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    Katie says:

    Congratulations, Lissa!

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    Kristen says:

    How very exciting and very well deserved, Lissa!