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Our links from April.

Free touch tour of the Glenn Ligon: AMERICA exhibit at the Whitney Museum on Friday, May 6 at 11:00AM. Call 212-570-7789 to RSVP.

How Bind People See the Internet is a nice overview.

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) announce a social network for members of FamilyConnect.

The Blind Man Who Taught Himself to See (article in Men's Journal). Daniel Kish uses echolocation and teaches the skill through his World Access for the Blind organization.

Fishs Eddy has braille plates. The designer, Roxanne Phillips, submitted the design as part of an annual competition "Words to Live By" with Pratt Institute. The braille says: "The sighted will never know to have words touch you and touch them back."

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic has a new name! They're the Learning Ally now.

Amazon announced it will launch Library Lending for Kindle Books.

Gene Therapy has Potential to Restore Sight to the Blind.

Actress Isabella Rossellini Trains Guide Dogs for the Blind.

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