The Fall 2013 of The Blind Canadian Magazine Is Out
Lions iPHone Project for the Blind
Recognizing the iPhone as a very powerful information access tool for the blind, the District 19 Zone I-2 Lions, represented by 12 clubs situated on Southern Vancouver Island, are excited to be sponsoring a project that will see up to 12 blind individuals be equipped with their very own unlocked iPhone 5, valued at $783. each.
In partnership with the Canadian Federation of the Blind (CFB), the iPhone project goals are to: boost individuals’ employment prospects, enhance individuals’ independence, increase community participation, integration, and generally, improve one’s quality of life. Learn how to apply by following this link
Anne Ford wrote about the value of the iPhone for the blind and visually impaired in the September 2012 issue of The Lion Magazine. A PDF version of the article can be found here.
The CFB Is Sponsoring 6 Publications
The Canadian Federation of the Blind is proud to sponsor the following six publications:
Children’s Playing Safely Magazine;
Easter Story Book; Available in BRF
Christmas Carol Book; Available in BRF
The Children’s Circus Book; Available in BRF
Eco Troopers – A Kid’s Environmental Book.
Veterans Hospital Journal
Print copies will be distributed to hospitals and other centers serving children throughout Canada. We are especially pleased to announce that we are able to offer downloadable Braille versions of the text of the children’s books. If you know someone who would like copies of these publications, then please follow this link to order.
Position Statement of the Canadian Federation of the Blind Concerning Rehabilitation of Blind Canadians
The Canadian Federation of the Blind has just posted a seven-point position statement concerning the rehabilitation of blind Canadian. Follow this link to read the entire document.
The CFB wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the following sponsors for their ongoing support: