“The Science, Art and Technology of Accessible Education for the Blind” Day

September 12, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Free with membership or general admission
Noreen Grice
(860) 231-2830 ext. 40

The Central Connecticut chapter of the National Federation of the Blind will present an outreach program at The New Children’s Museum on Saturday Sept. 12, 2015. The event will include hands-on demonstrations of accessible technology for the blind including devices that enlarge text, computers that talk, ways to identify currency, learn about the Braille alphabet, watch a demonstration of guide dog use, and examine how art can be touchable. Visitors will receive free take-home materials including a Braille alphabet card…learn how to write and read their name in Braille and create a tactile picture.