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Interview with an Albinism Advocate

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Baking for a Cause

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Thirteen-year-old Sydney has always loved to bake, but when she learned her baby brother, Sawyer, was visually impaired, her passion for baking became more than just a favorite pastime. She started a company called Sydney’s Sweet Sprinkles. Reciting her favorite motto, “Where there is a whisk, there is a way,” Sydney put her baking skills to work and raised money to help other children gain scholarships to the center her brother was attending. When it was time for Sawyer to graduate from the center, his teacher signed him up for Braille Tales, a free print braille book program for preschoolers, supported by the American Printing House for the Blind.
Print braille books are hard to find. They cannot be purchased at the local bookstore, and libraries typically do not carry braille books for preschoolers. Print braille books can be purchased online, but are very expensive. Braille Tales helps fill this void. Preschool children who are visually impaired can enroll to receive six free books…