The exhibit below is occurring in conjunction with the visit to Seattle of Chinese President Xi jimping. RantWoman used the search engine of her choice in an effort to check the spelling of President Xi's name and also came across the following item about traffic issues.
So definitely see the exhibit, but be careful about traffic tie-ups!
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National Braille Press will be a co-sponsor of the Chinese and American Braille Publications Exchange Exhibition in Seattle, Washington
(September 18, 2015) Boston, MA – National Braille Press announced today that the non-profit braille publisher will be a co-sponsor of the Chinese and American Braille Publications Exchange Exhibition in Seattle, Washington. The exhibition will take place at the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library, starting September 21, 2015. This exciting new exhibit will promote braille literacy among children and adults.
“We are pleased to work with our friends at China Braille Press to share ideas, cultural publications, and look into different technologies that support braille in the Digital World.” said Brian Mac Donald, President of National Braille Press. The exhibition will highlight the importance of braille literacy, showing the history of braille, its future with technology, and why it is important for education, employment and greater independence.
National Braille Press is dedicated to producing print braille and braille accessible technology. As technology advances, we understand the importance of developing new technology products for the blind and visually impaired. The b2g (braille to go) is a new, more affordable, braille accessible, technology computer that will be demonstrated during the exhibition. It is a 20 cell, portable, android braille computer that will be launching soon.
The exhibition is open from 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. The Washington Talking Book & Braille Library is located at 2021 9th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121. Parking will be available in the garage. For more information, please visit www.nbp.org or www.wtbbl.org.
A non-profit braille publisher, National Braille Press promotes literacy for blind children through outreach programs and provides access to information by producing information in braille for blind children and adults. www.nbp.org
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