It is also aimed to promote cultural and social interaction among people who are blind or have low vision, in the region through their writings and encourages them to take advantage of the potential of writing as a means of earning some income. Participation is open to all persons who are blind or have low vision, from the ages of 14 and above except for Otsuki winners of the past three years and those in Japan in the WBUAP Region under the following Terms:.
Essays that are too short or too lengthy will be disqualified. Your essay, if written in your native language, must be translated into English by your national selection committee before it is emailed to the regional selection committee on or before 30 June This Contest is limitted to a maximum of five best entries from each country.
Your National Onkyo Selection Committee will select the best five entries to submit if we receive more than five entries. This overall prize is given to the best entry from either of the age groups. The regional selection committee will meet at the end of July , and the results will be forwarded to the Sponsors by September. The clinics will offer beginner instruction, review of equipment and adaptations Equipment provided. For ages 12 and older with good upper body strength and control, the ability to follow multi-step directions, adhere to safety regulations, and demonstrate safe handling of all equipment.
nttsystem.xsrv.jp/libraries/66/lu-freundin-ausspionieren.php Sign up for PM or PM session. To register: Email northeast. Pre-registration required.
April 4, Wells Support Group 10 a. This group meets each month on the first Thursday of the month. Please see the last page of the newsletter for detailed information. If the weather is nice, we will be at the Estes' home, Pownal Road in Auburn from about ten to noon.
Otherwise we will meet at the Androscoggin chamber of Commerce large conference room at 4 Lisbon Street, Lewiston for the same time frame. FMI: Lee Ann April 7, Behind Our Eyes 8 p.
Or meet us at the Portland Iris Network building for a ride to and from with us! This one will be in Wilton. Participants are also asked to submit their essays in electronic format. View the discussion thread. Your National Onkyo Selection Committee will select the best five entries to submit if we receive more than five entries. But the event could not take place without the help of many dedicated, talented volunteers.
This group meets through phone calls to discuss writings, listen to speakers and network with fellow writers. Meetings are held the first and third Sunday of each month. April 8, The Rainbow Club 10 a. April 9, Victor Reader Stream Demo: 9ampm. Come to The Iris Network in Portland to see a representative from Humanware show how the Victor Reader works along with other Humanware devices time permitting.
To reserve your space and FMI: call Amber or email amooney theiris. April 11, RP Support Group pm. Group departs from Carroll Center at a. Michael Tougias is a nature enthusiast and best-selling author.
He will lead us on a 3-mile woodland and island tour while sharing stories and anecdotes about this beautiful region. Cost: Lunch only we will stop for a late lunch after the hike. Please contact Jill Suarez by phone , x! Questions and further information may be sought from Lynn Duplessis at lyndup roadrunner.
Transportation from The Portland Iris Network provided. Call Amber to reserve your space. This group meets each month on the third Tuesday of the month.
No experience needed to learn to knead clay! It may get messy and make sure to bring a container for its ride home. We meet in the food court of the So.
Portland Maine Mall for some coffee, socialization and some light walking. Or meet us at the Portland Iris Network building for a ride to and from with us! Or ask your orientation and mobility instructor for a lesson with us!! The clinic will offer beginner instruction, review of equipment and adaptations Equipment provided. April 18, Shooting Club - For ages 12 and older, receive instructions on safe firearm use, use of adaptive equipment, and marksmanship.
Equipment provided including: Eye and ear protection, firearms, ammunition, and adaptations. Please contact a representative of Northeast Passage in advance if you would like to discuss adaptations you feel you may need or find useful.
To sign up for your 1-hour session Contact: or northeast. As copyright holder, EBU may give permission to the authors and to their national members to make use of the essays as they see fit.
Onkyo winners shall provide EBU with their photographs and shall entitle EBU to reproduce, adapt, edit and publish their photographs on any media, including web and print. The winning participants will be announced on the 7 th of September. We are looking forward to a successful World Braille Essay Contest ! Braille in the age of technology, using braille at all ages, braille and voting, are but a few examples of how this theme may be addressed.
We encourage factual description of potential innovation, products and ideas for promoting braille throughout Europe.