Kentucky Shifts Funding for Blind Services to Non-State Organizations

Slashes to Kentucky’s budget are affecting the state’s School for the Blind, but the state is boosting funds for private agencies that provide related services for younger children. Louisville’s Visually Impaired Preschools Services, VIPS, is one of three non-profits that don’t fall under any state department to get a funding boost in this year’s budget. […]

A Project that Teaches Deaf Children How to Sing

The story of Beethoven shows us the deaf and hard of hearing can hear and make music. After the composer’s hearing began deteriorating in his 20s, Beethoven listened to distinguish notes by attaching a rod to his piano’s soundboard which he would bite when playing. Today, musicians and educators are developing more techniques to help […]