Capital Project

Making It Up

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As someone who is completely blind, I have been asked many times about how I organize both my clothing and makeup. I had to come up with some effective ways of doing this while growing up, so that I could be as independent as possible. I will share just some of the tips and tricks […]

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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for March 3, 2021

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The topic for March 3, 2021’s COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is focused on the non-fiction story, “Sewing”, from the book Gray Pancakes and Gold Horses. The morning will begin with the weekly COVID-19 checkin followed by a reading of and discussion on the story. Calls take place from 10 AM to 11:20 AM Pacific. The […]

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Food For Thought

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Cooking is a vital task that one needs to do almost every day in some shape or form in order to ensure that they are meeting their body’s needs. However, most often when people have a disability such as blindness, they are discouraged from this practice. This could be due to the fear of the […]

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What Does “Blind” Have to Do with It? The Right to Parent from a Sighted Daughter’s Perspective

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Editor’s Note: Today is Family Day in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. In this speech, presented by Joanne Gabias at the 2018 National Federation of the Blind (NFB) convention in the United States, she speaks about her experience growing up in a household with two blind parents. Joanne […]

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Happy White Cane Day!!! 🧑‍🦯🎉

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October 15 is International White Cane Day, referred to as National White Cane Safety Day or National White Cane Awareness Day in the United States and simply White Cane Day in Canada. When you think of the word blind it is likely that you either picture someone with a white cane or perhaps a guide […]