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Life Stories

Read just a few of the stories of those that have been helped by the Society.

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Guess The Grape

Our annual fundraiser is always a fun evening with a champagne reception, followed by the Blind Wine Tasting and Food Pairing.

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Other Resources

Find out about many of the resources available for people who are visually impaired.

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Most Recent Blog Entries

Important Information for Voters with Low Vision

In the continuing effort of the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners (BEC) to better serve voters with visual impairments election-related information such as sample ballots or notification cards can be created in an alternative format (including but not limited to text file or audio disc).

Please submit a request for accommodations no later than two weeks before Election Day (for the August 5, 2014 Primary Election, please submit your request between July 8 and July 22, 2014)    The BEC will try to accommodate each voter’s needs.  Follow the link below or call 314-622-4336.

http://www.stlelections.com/home/main/voter/disabled-voter-access/

Society’s Austin Schwan to compete in National Braille Challenge

A Schwan Reading Braille 5-14

KSDK’s Dana Dean did a story on a soon to be 3rd grader from House Springs who will be attending the National Braille Challege in California later this month.  We are so proud of Austin & his teacher, Joyce Strother!  Good luck in CA, Austin!!  Thank you KSDK!

http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/2014/06/09/austin-schwan-national-braille-challenge-missouri/10222421/

Upcoming Events

Guess the Grape, A Blind Wine Tasting & Food Pairing

October 18, 2014 6:30 pm