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
Aug 21, 2015

We make more and better books!

very interesting
very interesting

Dear friends!
We thank everyone who supports our project.
For us it is very important that our idea of creating a universal design books for blind children are interested for not only us.

  1. During the period for request our customers: blind children, their parents and teachers of special schools for children with visual impairments we made in Braille with the universal design of a collection of works of Ukrainian and foreign children's writers for the elementary school.
  2. We have produced a collection of six stories in English Braille with relief figures.
  3. More than 100 children from six spesial Ukrainian schools will receive a gift on September 1 such as books and a collection of English fairy tales.
    4. Our mini-printing house "The World at Your Fingertips" will accompany the blind girl who goes to study in 1st class in an ordinary school in a small town in Kharkiv region. For her, ABC and other training materials is printed in Braille.

5. The work of our mini-printing house "The World at Your Fingertips" was presented in Poland during the International Summer School of fielding skill parent families who are raising children blind, and received a lot of positive feedback. All 60 participants in the project were presented with books made with the support of our project on the internet platform GlobalGiving.

  1. Major achievement, we believe the creation of a social enterprise "Sotsintel”.

" Mini-printing "World at Your Fingertips" is an integral part of this enterprise.
7. We are now working on the creation of a site and the catalog of books made into a mini-printing press.
8. In August, we will continue to work on the production of embossed cards for the blind.

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