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Mar 22, 2016

Our books become known

We share experiences
We share experiences

Dear  friends,

Thank you very much for the fact that you support us!

Because of your help, blind children in Ukraine receive more and more new books modern children's writers.

We found new friends Ukrainian writer Larisa Nitsoy and Katerina Babkina.


We are pleased to transmit to you reviews of books parents and children.
1. During the reporting period, our experts adapted and published 4 new books in Braille edition of 50 pieces, which were given free to libraries for blind children in Kharkov, Kiev, Nikolaev, Zaporozhye, Vinnitsa, Rivne, Lutsk, Dnepropetrovsk.
I especially want to note issued by us tales written by blind writer Vasily Eroshenko translated from Japanese Julia Patlan, Ukrainian researcher of the writer.
2. On the Christmas holidays  100  blind children received  sets of  books "Winter Tales" in Ukrainian and English languages. Students of  the Kharkov Academy of Design developed for the holiday, and we made 500 pieces of Christmas cards for blind children

.3. In January we organized a meeting with the Polish specialists Alina Talukder.
We met in a comfortable and welcoming Pavlo Tychyna Flat & Museum Museum-apartment of Paul Ticino (Kyiv).
The theme of our meeting was - practical techniques of blind children with relief drawings.

 4. In February, we have adapted the first Ukrainian Braille menu for children Café «Call me coffee» in Kiev.

5. Now is the Resource Center "World at Your Fingertips" is preparing books for the campaign "bookshelves for  all ".

 These bookshelves appear in children's libraries and some bookstores Kharkov and Kiev.
5. Our Resource Center has been invited to exhibit books for blind children at the exhibition of books "Books  Arsenal" in Kiev.

We will be able to present at the exhibition all the children's books, which we have published  for  blind children.

Maria first reads the menu in the cafe itself.
Maria first reads the menu in the cafe itself.
Gifts from Santa
Gifts from Santa

Dec 23, 2015

Gifts from Santa Claus for blind children

Dear friends!
Thank you very much for your support!
  We get feedback on how important it is for children to have such books. Thanks to your contributions little blind children in Ukraine will be able to read stories about the wonderful winter Christmas and New Year in Braille and see by fingers to the relief pattern looks like a snowman, elegant herringbone, snowflakes.
We have for our kids as a gift prepared for the winter holidays are three wonderful books and sent to different cities of Ukraine.



Hello dear employees of the service center "The World at Your Fingertips!"

What kind of mood we were going from school, and we were going not home,

but to the department of the "New Mail",

as it's the message that we received from you package.

So this book, our favorite books in Braille.

We were escorted classmates half of the road to the post office.

They are looking forward to tomorrow to Niki told what books she received.

At the post Veronica received the parcel itself, and it is interesting that all the way home, too, she was carrying it.

The road seemed so long and all because so was eager to quickly get acquainted with books.

A lot of Impressions. The child refused even to eat. She is sitting reading a book.

Thank you very much for your kindness and concern.

Mother Veronica (Kiev, Ukraine)

Nov 15, 2015

The world at fingertips becomes more interesting

The world at children fingertips becomes more interesting.

Dear friends!

Thank you very much for the fact that you support us!

Thanks to you, we will develop and become more professional, Ukrainian blind children received new books, not only in their native language, but also the story in English.

Parents and teachers write that the kids really like the books of our resource center, bought new items for children's literature. They really like that you can order even one book that we quickly carry out their orders, take into account their opinions and recommendations.

All this is thanks to you.

We are grateful to our Polish partners of the company "Studio tiflografiki" Marek Jakubowski, Alina Talukder, Choetskoya Anna (Poland) for consultations and training of Ukrainian specialists.

1. During the reporting period, we have adapted and published three new books in Braille edition of 60 pieces, which gave free library for blind children in Kharkiv, Kiev, Nikolaev, Zaporozhye, Vinnitsa, Rivne, Lutsk, Dnepropetrovsk.

2. Make new tactile book, "Touch piggy bank" - for the youngest children and the blind "Adventures Shershavki and Fuzzy."

3. In October, with the support of the charitable Internet platform "Global Giving" the National Assembly of Disabled of Ukraine, Ukrainian-German partner network we spent the All-Ukrainian seminar with international participation "The World at Your Fingertips" on ensuring the rights of children with severe visual impairments to get good in an accessible form for them. The seminar was attended by over 100 people: parents, professionals and volunteers.

The workshop addressed issues devoted not only to the standards and methods of manufacture of relief images, books in Braille, but also modern methods of teaching blind children work tiflografic benefits.

Experts received recommendations on the specifics of the use of visual aids in the diagnosis of blind children of preschool age.

The seminar was organized by the exhibition "Touching Art" paintings of contemporary Ukrainian artist Sergey Ponochenyuk.

Visually impaired visitors could "feel to the touch" tactile copies of paintings, carved from wood and adapted for the perception of visitors, listen to audio comments to each picture.

 Of great interest among the visitors caused voluminous educational puzzles made based on the pictures.

Take part in creating the overall picture could anyone child and adult.

Blind student 1
Blind student 1
Blind students at the exhibition
Blind students at the exhibition
Master class on making tactile book
Master class on making tactile book
training of volunteers
training of volunteers
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