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Cheers To Independence!

10,000 Reasons to Leave Fireworks to the Professionals

Consumer fireworks are a treasured part of Fourth of July celebrations, so it’s easy to forget the dangers they can pose, particularly to the eyes.
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NBCF Makes History with Preschool Opening

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…
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Pre-Reading Activities for Children with Visual Impairments

The development of fine motor skills is important for all students but is especially important for students who are visually impaired and blind as they rely on their hands to…
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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.…
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Braille Literacy Month

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…
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A Beautiful Day in Our Neighborhood!

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…
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Helpful Holiday Apps & Resources

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 –…
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The Season of Giving Thanks

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…
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NBCF Spotlight Elaine Wenger-Roesener

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…
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Blindness Awareness Month

October is 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…
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Paratransit – Understanding a Valuable Resource

RTC Paratransit is a wonderful opportunity to help people with low vision and blindness navigate the city.
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How a Child Could Qualify for Disability Benefits with Vision Loss By Eric Minghella, Outreach Specialist from Disability Benefits

May 1, 2019 Families with a child experiencing vision loss or bon without sight could be eligible for financial assistance to help pay for medical bills, glasses and other eye…
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How ‘Eye’ See It- Reflections of a Mother to a VI Child

Vision loss is not a forethought for many. It isn’t until it affects us or a loved one when we finally see its importance.    As a mother of a visually impaired child, my life…
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How a Blind Photographer “Sees” the World

How does a person with visual impairments “see” the world? An even more challenging question is – how does a person with visual impairments capture that world through the lens…
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How “Eye” See It – Reflections from NBCF Board Vice President Jacob Oberman

  I have lived in Nevada since moving here a week after graduating college 15 years ago. Like many other college graduates, when I moved here, I was hungry to…
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How “Eye” See It – Reflections from NBCF Intern Shelby

My past few weeks interning with Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, NBCF, have been beyond amazing. When I first accepted the internship offer in April, I was unsure of how I…
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Eye Care Tips for Summer

Eye Care Tips for Summer By: Briana Philippi As the school year ends and many students head into summer vacation, the want to be outdoors and cooling off in the…
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Reading Resources for VI Students

Reading Resources to Check Out By Briana Philippi   The advancement of technology continues to provide a further resource to our students. From voice over readings to descriptive on-screen audio, technology…
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Create Hands-On Kid-Friendly Resolutions: By Briana Philippi

With the start of the new year comes new resolutions and goals. Although adults typically come up with their own resolutions the first week of the new year, it doesn’t…
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How ‘Eye’ See It — Reflections from NBCF Student Carly Lamb

I have been a participant for the Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation (“NBCF”) since 2014 (this is my fourth year).  As of 2016, I started learning how to become a Counselor…
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