May Edition of BCA Parents News

The May edition of BCA Parent News is now available!

To grab your copy please go to May 2015 BCA Parent News (Word doc)

In this edition you will find the following items:

  • Parent News moving to a mailchimp format in August 2015
  • Youth Leadership Development Program for Individuals who are Deafblind
  • The 13th WBUAP ONKYO World braille essay contest 2015
  • Spacecamp 2015
  • Blindness – What it means in the mind of a blind child
  • 50 Daisy players @ $50.00 for families
  • The Lighthouse Facebook Group
  • Puggle’s Parents Facebook Group
  • Braille Music Camp 2015
  • BCA Resources
  • “Stay Still, Squeaky!”: the first accessible, interactive, audio eBook for toddlers
  • Disability standard for education website
  • BCA membership, only $20 for lifetime membership!
  • We want to hear from you!
  • Follow BCA on Facebook and Twitter

If you would like to read past editions of BCA Parent News, please visit our Publications page

Happy reading,
From the team at Blind Citizens Australia.

‘The Experience of Blind Education’ with introduction by Kerry O’Brien

by Shane Doepel

Interviews with professional blind citizens from Australia and New Zealand who share their Experiences of using Braille.

Watch on YouTube

New Horizons program 334

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This week on program 334 of New Horizons, is the last program to be presented by Robyn Gaile. Greg Madson, President of Blind Citizens Australia, thanks Robyn on behalf of BCA and Sue Hastie speaks with Robyn about her plans for the future.

The direct link to listen is Listen to Program 334

and to download is
Download Program 334

New Horizons is Blind Citizens Australia’s weekly radio program. It can be heard on RPH and community radio stations throughout
Australia.

Broadcast times and stations are at
New Horizons Radio Times

New Horizons can also be heard over the Internet from the Blind Citizens Australia web site at http://www.bca.org.au

And on the Global Voice at http://theglobalvoice.info.

New Horizons is produced at the studios of Vision Australia Radio in Melbourne. Blind Citizens Australia thanks Vision Australia for their technical Support and for the use of their resources. You can visit Vision Australia on the web at
http://www.visionaustralia.org

Thanks also go to Audio-Read for providing the web space for online storage of the older New Horizons files. Audio-Read are
developers of a secure digital multicast system and patented portable Audio Navigator for the delivery and playback of digital audio
content. You can visit Audio-Read on the web at
http://www.audio-read.com.au

New Horizons program 333

PlayPlay

This week on program 333 of New Horizons, Robyn Gaile speaks with Dean Caulder about his experiences of online dating.

The direct link to listen is Listen to Program 333 and to download is
Download Program 333

New Horizons is Blind Citizens Australia’s weekly radio program. It can be heard on RPH and community radio stations throughout
Australia. Broadcast times and stations are at
Radio times and stations

New Horizons can also be heard over the Internet from the Blind Citizens Australia web site at http://www.bca.org.au

And on the Global Voice at http://theglobalvoice.info.

New Horizons is produced at the studios of Vision Australia Radio in Melbourne. Blind Citizens Australia thanks Vision Australia for their technical Support and for the use of their resources. You can visit Vision Australia on the web at
http://www.visionaustralia.org

Thanks also go to Audio-Read for providing the web space for online storage of the older New Horizons files. Audio-Read are
developers of a secure digital multicast system and patented portable Audio Navigator for the delivery and playback of digital audio
content. You can visit Audio-Read on the web at
http://www.audio-read.com.au

Barry Chapman

Echo-Location Flash Sonar – Daniel Kish in Australia.

Daniel Kish is in Australia until 2nd March. http://t.co/VfiiqEX0jS. Contact his Australian Manager