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February marked a milestone for Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation (NBCF) and the state of Nevada. On February 3, 2020, NBCF officially opened the Children’s Learning Center (CLC) preschool, the first preschool for children with visual impairment in Nevada. CLC expects to make a significant impact in the lives of families with children with visual impairment…

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“You cannot touch love, but you can feel the sweetness it pours into everything.”― Helen Keller   We can’t say it enough, we LOVE our students, donors, volunteers, and community supporters. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we decided to check-in with our students to see what they love the most.  What do you love? & What…

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Braille Library

From elevators to public restroom signs, even ATMs, Braille is everywhere! Take those big, bright, yellow strips studded with raised dots you see at the ends of sidewalks and by businesses around town…that’s Braille for the feet. Businesses have to meet standards set by the Americans with Disabilities Act, and one of those standards is…

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THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILER ALERTS! Every year at this time, we send out an email recapping the highlights of the past year at NBCF.  Holly has been after me for weeks to write it, but honestly, I was struggling to put pen to paper.  No doubt, we have a lot to be proud of and…

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USE ALEXA TO SEND A LETTER TO SANTA Do you have an Alexa? Among the fun holiday things you and your child can do with Alexa include: Calling Santa – “Alexa, call Santa.”Tracking Santa – “Alexa, track Santa.” (Parents need to enable this skill)Listen to the Night Before Christmas – “Alexa, open The Night Before…

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What does “thankful” mean to you?  As November’s chill fills the air and we turn our thoughts to the holiday season, it’s always good to pause for a moment and say “thanks!” for the many blessings that come our way. Here at NBCF, we’re thankful for you! So many of you give so generously of your…

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Elaine Wenger-Roesner

Please join Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation in welcoming Elaine Wenger-Roesener, to her new role as President of the NBCF Board of Directors. Elaine is no stranger to NBCF, she has been an active member of the board since 2007. A longtime advocate for children in our community, Elaine also serves as a member of the…

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Blindness Awareness Month

Here at Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, awareness of blindness and visual impairment isn’t just a month-long observation – every day we see the impact that visual impairment can have on children, their families and our community as a whole. It’s estimated there are 16,000 children, ages birth to 20, in the state of Nevada who…

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