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Portrait of Louis Braille
Louis Braille was born in France in 1809 and blinded at age 3 by an accident. He invented the braille system of writing between the ages of 12 and 15. He is our Mascot’s namesake
  • Annual SCKCB Christmas Party
    Please join us for the annual SCKCB Christmas party on Sunday, December 5th. Though this is an annual event, last year’s Christmas party was canceled due to the COVID pandemic, so this is our first party in a couple of years. As usual, for this December meeting the only order of business is the enjoyment …

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  • WordPress Live
    The SCKCB site has officially been switched from its old format to a new WordPress managed site. Previously, the site was created from hand-written code and worked well enough, but required our webmaster’s direct intervention for all updates. As the requirements of our organization have changed we needed a better way of managing the content …

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  • Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act
    From the ACB — On July 29th, Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09) introduced the Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act (H.R. 4853) in the House of Representatives. This act aims to make home use medical equipment and devices accessible to blind and visually impaired Americans. The bill would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to …

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  • First Post-COVID In-Person Meeting
    Please join us on Sunday, August 1st for our first in person meeting of the SCKCB since the COVID-19 crisis began. We haven’t been able to meet since February of 2020 are excited to be able to get together again to renew our friendships face-to-face. We will be meeting at a new location, the Higgins …

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  • SCKCB Grant Committee Awards Grant
    The SCKCB Grant committee awarded a grant to Teresa Escue for the purchase of a MyEye made by Orcam. See our grants page for more information.

Our Mission Statement

The South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind (SCKCB), our parent organization, the American Council of the Blind, and its affiliates, strive to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.

For more information about the South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind or to join our organization, see our About Us page.