Iowa Department for the Blind Director Emily Wharton will be a featured guest and interviewed on a radio show about blindness this weekend. She is scheduled for a 15 minute segment on Sunday, February 19th at 8:00 pm Eastern Time, 7:00 pm Central Time, on the show that broadcasts out of Florida.
Michael and Lynne Golder are co-hosts of the Blind and Beyond Radio Show which broadcasts live every Sunday night from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Eastern Time on wokbradio.com, 1680 AM in Orlando, Florida. It is a fun and informative show that features different topics every week. The show can be streamed from wokbradio.com or Tune-in Radio or listen only via 518-712-0057 (no app needed!). Learn more about the show and its hosts at http://www.lighthousecentralflorida.org/blog.asp?BlogPostID=135.
Blind and Beyond is sponsored and endorsed by the Lighthouse Central Florida in Orlando as well as World Services for the Blind in Little Rock, Arkansas. The show also has a Facebook page and shares posts from other organizations for the low vision and blind communities nationwide. You may also visit their web site at http://www.blindandbeyondradioshow.org/ to listen to past, archived shows.
Blind and low vision youth in grades 1-12 from across Iowa gathered at the Iowa Department for the Blind (IDB) in Des Moines on Saturday, January 28th to compete in the 2017 Iowa Regional Braille Challenge. The fun-filled day blended serious academic competition with engaging and informative activities for parents, family members, and students new to Braille.
Effective the week of February 6, 2017, the Aids & Devices Store will be open with reduced hours for walk-in service. The new hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
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