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PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER – November 2022

PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER November 2022 Editor: RETHA STASSEN Contact details: E-mail: retha.work@gmail.com Cell no/SMS/WhatsApp: 082-442-0467 Dear parents, teachers, and other interested persons All of us are probably amazed at the speed with which 2022 flew. We wish you a peaceful, meaningful holiday season and we hold thumbs for all the learners who will be writing…

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CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGMENT ON COPYRIGHT ACT A MOMENTOUS VICTORY FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND AND THEIR ACCESS TO BOOKS

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT JUDGMENT ON COPYRIGHT ACT A MOMENTOUS VICTORY FOR PERSONS WHO ARE BLIND AND THEIR ACCESS TO BOOKS BLIND SA and SECTION27 celebrate historical judgment, which finds the Copyright Act unconstitutional for unfairly discriminating against persons with visual disabilities, ending the Book Famine! 21 September 2022, Johannesburg – BLIND SA and SECTION27 celebrate the…

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PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER

Editor:  RETHA STASSEN Contact details:  E-mail:  retha.work@gmail.com   Cell no/SMS/WhatsApp:      082-442-0467   Dear parents, teachers, and other interested persons Hopefully the less restrictive regulations enable all the schools and professionals to continue with their valuable work supporting families with babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and scholars who are visually impaired. You are welcome to contact us for…

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BLIND SA AND SECTION27 TO TACKLE ‘UNCONSTITUTIONAL’ COPYRIGHT ACT AT CONSTITUTIONAL COURT ON 12 MAY 2022

On World Book/Copyright Day, activists urge Constitutional Court to confirm that Copyright Act is unconstitutional for limiting access to books in accessible formats for persons with visual disabilities. 20 April 2022, Johannesburg – BLIND SA and SECTION27 use World Book/Copyright Day as an opportunity to highlight the unconstitutionality of the Copyright Act of 1978 for…

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World Optometry Day

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, Alberton, Gauteng. Blind SA acknowledges and celebrates World Optometry day, a day set aside to celebrate every optometrist and eye care professional worldwide. On this very day in 1986, the International Optometric and Optical league decided to celebrate the growing profession of Optometry in the world. Today we join in to…

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Braille Lego Bricks Project.

For immediate release Friday, 25 February 2022, Braille Lego bricks project. Blind SA has collaborated with the Lego Foundation of Denmark, to produce the first-ever Braille Lego Bricks in South Africa, these bricks are created specifically for blind and partially sighted children and are fully compatible with existing Lego toys, but are molded with studs…

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I AM WHO I AM BECAUSE I AM MYSELF

If you think blind people do not fall in love and are not exposed to sexually transmitted diseases or gender-based violence, then you better think again.   February is globally recognized as the “month of love” with the 10th to the 16th recognized as the STI/condom week, a health awareness week held to highlight the…

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PARENTS’ NETWORK LETTER

Editor:  RETHA STASSEN Contact details:  E-mail:  retha.work@gmail.com   Cell no/SMS/WhatsApp:      082-442-0467   Dear parents, teachers, and other interested persons I trust 2022 has started with a bang and that the rest of the year will bring you joy and fulfilment. May our efforts to guide our learners and adults with visual impairments to reach their…

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