Blind and visually impaired struggle amid pandemic
From ABC 15, January 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every American, but the way local governments have responded has adversely impacted blind and visually impaired people. “The textures of my world have gone away,” said Dorianne Pollack. “What the ground feels like underneath me, what’s underneath my hands, all of that texture, hugging […]
Why do we March for Sight?
FBC marches for students like Patrick Meet Patrick. He was born without eyes in a small village in India. Three days later, Patrick was abandoned at an orphanage. Fast forward to 2020, Patrick’s new parents, Bonnie and Joel, adopted and brought Patrick home to Houston. Unfortunately, they quickly realized their hometown didn’t have what […]
Longtime Supporter Teena Tabor Donates Tactile Glass Mural
Since 2013, Teena Tabor has generously supported FBC in so many ways. She has seen the impact of what a day of volunteering, or a contribution can make to a student’s life. And literacy through play was her next transformational gift. Eighteen panels of gorgeous handmade tactile glass multi-colored tiles now line our adaptive playground. […]
Accessible Holiday Activities for Families
The holidays are all about making memories and spending time with family. A question we get often is, “How do I include my child with visual impairments?” We’ve put together a list of our favorite activities that you can do with your little one. Holiday Sensory Boxes- These are boxes that include holiday items that […]