Spirits Uplift in Iraq School for the Blind as Aid ArrivesBy Jamjoom, Mohammed; CNN Online,
Publication Date: November 20, 2009
News story covers the delivery of Braille supplies donated by the Perkins School for the Blind to a school for blind children in Iraq. In partnership with International Relief and Development, Perkins delivered Perkins Braillers, Braille paper, and a Braille printer to Al-Noor, a school serving 71 blind students in Baghdad. Al-Noor is reportedly the only institute of its kind in Iraq. A video presentation is included with the article, showing delivery of the materials to the school, children interacting with the Braillers and reading from printouts, and an interview with an 11-year-old student who plans to become a teacher.
Assistive Products Discussed: STANDARD PERKINS BRAILLER (MODEL 22-0001-2)
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