One World Award

Braille School Director Receives Award

Carolyn Meyer, director of the Louis Braille School, a private day school in Edmonds for children who are blind or visually impaired was awarded “The One World Award” by the Washington Council of the Blind at its annual convention in November.

The award states, “Your efforts represent large steps in the concept of one world for all.”

The Washington Council of the Blind has a rich history of legislative and community involvement. It works to promote equality, independence and opportunity for blind individuals in all aspects of the community

Meyer was recognized for her “outstanding contributions which have provided an opportunity of equal access for people who are blind or partially sighted.”

Prior to becoming director of the Louis Braille School, she directed the Louis Braille Center which provided braille transcribing services and braille instruction for all ages, and weekend and summer programs for children who are blind or partially sighted.

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Source: The Enterprise Newspapers
December 15, 2006
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