Braille Monitor                                                 October 2010

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The 2010-2011 Braille Reading Contests Begin

Alyana Hall enjoys reading a Braille book. She and her team, the Braille Power Puffs, were one of the winners of the Braille Readers Are Leaders Team of the Year Award in 2009/2010.From the Editor: Need some motivation to improve your own Braille reading speed or that of your blind child or student? Between November 1 and January 4 we conduct competitions for students of all ages and adults. Read the following information to get the detail; then join the fun:

Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest: K-12

The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, the National Association to Promote the Use of Braille, and the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children are pleased to announce the twenty-eighth annual Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest. The contest encourages children in grades K-12 to be proud of their ability to read Braille and to continually work to improve their skills.

Seven Simple Steps

Important Dates

Breaking Down the Contest

Prizes
Everyone

Top Readers

Team

Twelve Lucky Winners

Remember: whether you are competing as an individual or as part of a team, the goal is to read as many Braille pages as you can.

For more information or to request paper registration forms, contact:
Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest
200 E. Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Email: <BrailleReadersAreLeaders@nfb.org>
Phone: (410) 659-9314, extension 2293
Website: <www.nfb.org/BRAL>

Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest: Adult

The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute and the National Association to Promote the Use of Braille are pleased to announce the second annual Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest for adults. This contest promotes the use of Braille in recreational reading among blind adults as a means to maintain and improve their skills. Braille-reading individuals eighteen years of age or older who are no longer enrolled in compulsory education in the USA and Canada are eligible to compete in the contest. Adults with various levels of experience reading Braille are welcome to join in the fun.

Seven Simple Steps

Important Dates

Breaking Down the Contest

Prizes
Everyone

Top Readers

Teams

Remember: whether you are competing as an individual or as part of a team, the goal is to read as many Braille pages as you can.

For more information or to request paper registration forms, contact:
Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest
200 E. Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Email: <BrailleReadersAreLeaders@nfb.org>
Phone: (410) 659-9314, extension 2293
Website: <www.nfb.org/BRAL>


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