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Miss Megan kneels in front of a little girl wearing pink glasses. She shows her a children's braille book.

International Literacy Day is for Everyone!

Fostering literacy stands as one of the most significant responsibilities of any educator. However, it holds exceptional importance for students who are visually impaired, as developing literary skills is a crucial milestone. That's why on Friday, September 8th, we commemorated International Literacy Day by distributing free braille books to our preschoolers who are embarking on their journey to learn braille. 
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A little girl holding a fat-tailed gecko sits smiling in front of a "Back to School" banner.

Another Fantastic Year Has Started at NBCF!

NBCF has kicked off the new school year with an inspiring blend of excitement, dedication, and an unwavering commitment to fostering growth among its students! We've witnessed substantial progress in our after-school program and preschool, both of which provide a vibrant learning environment that empowers students to thrive. 
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3 Tactile Camp Activities Anyone Can Do!

When our campers aren't out and about in the community, they're at NBCF getting creative - and anyone can easily do some of these from home! The following three activities are not only tactile, but super simple for parents to follow. Bring the magic of summer home and share these with your child!
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From Pen to Performance: Sing Me a Story Turns NBCF Student’s Stories into Songs

Sing Me a Story is a non-profit organization that collaborates with musicians and songwriters to transform stories written by children into songs. Recently, NBCF students were lucky to enough to have their creativity showcased in a musical way.
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Kaylynn demonstrates flagging on the sidewalk in front of NBCF.

Student Kaylynn Helps to Add New Question to Nevada’s Driver’s Test

Kaylynn, a student of NBCF, has helped add a new question to the state's driver's test that makes drivers aware of White-Cane Law and flagging.
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Episode Three: Navigating the Road to College

Carly interviews a soon-to-be high school graduate, Kaylynn, who wants to share her advice on navigating the road to college as a student with a visual impairment.
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NBCF’s Girl Scouts Have a Cool Time at The Smith Center

NBCF's Girl Scout troop was fortunate enough to to attend The Smith Center's sensory inclusive performance for Disney's Frozen, including a touch tour.
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Volunteer Spotlight: Amy

My name is Amy and I'm a volunteer at Nevada Blind Children's Foundation.
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Eyeing the Experts: Celebrating World Optometry Day with a List of Outstanding Eye Care Professionals

To celebrate World Optometry Day, NBCF has listed some of the local eye care specialists in the Las Vegas and Henderson area who are committed to delivering top-quality eye care services.
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Alexis is giggling as he works on an art craft.

How ‘Eye’ See It: Brailling with Alexis

Braille is so much more than a raised alphabet; it's the key to opening doors to a brighter future for students like Alexis.
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Episode Two: Connect the Dots

For National Braille Literacy Month, Carly interviews Amari on his experience learning the tactile writing system and different kinds of Braille technology.
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Encourage Pre-Braille Skills in Your Student!

Pre-Braille skills are essential to students who qualify to learn it when they're older. Here's how to prepare your child for learning Braille!
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Mae Marquez

Meet Children’s Learning Center’s Lead Preschool Teacher, Ms. Mae!

Children’s Learning Center would not be where it is today without our Lead Preschool Teacher, Mae Marquez. Ms. Mae has been with CLC since our opening in 2020 and has already seen countless students come through our program and gain tremendous growth. A student couldn’t ask for a more wonderful teacher. Everyday, Ms. Mae comes…
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Volunteer Spotlight: Cormick

My name is Cormick and I'm a volunteer at Nevada Blind Children's Foundation.
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Episode One: Thanksgiving

Carly Lamb interviews students, Jensen and Alexis on their experiences attending Nevada Blind Children's Foundation's annual Thanksgiving event.
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Donate to Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation This Giving Tuesday!

At Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation, there is no shortage in ways to make an impact this Giving Tuesday, November 29th!
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How to Prepare Your Student for Preschool

Preschool is the first step of your student’s education journey. To get your student ready for preschool, Children's Learning Center recommends the following!
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How ‘Eye’ See It: My Journey Since 2017 – Carly Lamb

A lot has changed since 2017, and I was given the opportunity to share the growth I’ve achieved since then. So much has changed in my life since I wrote that article; looking back has been wild! You never really notice how far you’ve come until you turn around and see how long the road behind you is.  
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Diane Fischer

Meet Children’s Learning Center’s Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Ms. Diane

Children’s Learning Center is committed to providing your student with the best services possible. For our Dots & Tots program and preschool, this means having the best teachers staffed. When it comes to teaching students who experience blindness or a visual impairment, Ms. Diane is the best candidate for the job. With an extensive background…
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NBCF volunteer, Ed Pizio, sits at the volunteer table at NBCF's Open House. Behind him is a volunteer board that reads, "Our Volunteers Are Rock Stars!" and is decorated with various stars. The table has pamphlets on how to volunteer and red and black balloons.

NBCF Volunteer Spotlight: Ed

My name is Ed Pizio and I'm a volunteer at Nevada Blind Children's Foundation.
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