BC Lions Club donates brailler to legally blind child
Tue, 2014/06/17 - 5:00am News Staff
By Alex Galbraith
Six-year-old Brynn Poe was always going to have it a little tougher than her classmates. In addition to learning shapes, colors and numbers, the kindergartener at Belle Chasse Primary has to learn braille. Poe was diagnosed with rodcone dystrophy in July of last year and declared legally blind. Her mother Veronica Brewer, herself a special education teacher, worried over the cost of teaching aids and materials that Brynn would need. She began calling around to various agencies, but had trouble finding help for a child Brynn’s age.
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