Posts Tagged ‘Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired’

Car Museum Asks Visitors to Take Tour Without Seeing

By Michelle Durham © KYW, Philadelphia — A unique tour on Wednesday of the Simeone Automotive Museum in Southwest Philadelphia, organized by the Associated Services for the Blind and Visually impaired, required participants to use other senses to visualize what they couldn’t see…. READ ARTICLE

Fall Finds at Associated Services for the Blind & Visually Impaired’s Online Bookstore

ASB’s Online Bookstore http://www.asb.org/bookstore encourages braille literacy and helps keep the joy of reading alive for individuals who are blind and provides shoppers from around the world access to 845 brailled books. With Halloween only a few weeks away, dive into one of these scary books to get ready for All Hallows Eve! In Anne Rice’s The Queen of the Damned, that raucous rock-star vampire Lestat interrupts the 6,000-year slumber of the mama of all bloodsuckers, Akasha, Queen of the Damned. If you’re looking for a little mystery with your scary reads, try Stephen King’s Dolores Claiborne . The story revolves around a 65-year-old housekeeper, Dolores, who is explaining to police officers and a stenographer how and why she killed her husband, Joe, 30 years ago. With the holiday season approaching, you may be wondering what to give someone special. How about ASB’s Online Bookstore gift certificates. These gift certificates are tailored to ASB’s braille products and can be purchased in denominations that correspond with our braille books.  Purchases can take 2 weeks to arrive so make sure you get your orders in early. To have a specific book brailled, please contact Tivoni Devor at tdevor@asb.org.