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Washington State School for the Blind

Students at Washington State School for the Blind celebrate independence

October 15, 2021, 6:03am Clark County News

White Cane Day was first established as a holiday to promote the cane as a symbol of safety for the blind and visually impaired. Today, it’s become a symbol of… Read story

Washington State School for the Blind tests recipes for distance learning

May 20, 2020, 6:06am Clark County News

Like many people, Kevin Danley is doing plenty of cooking during this pandemic. What’s different about Danley, however, is why he’s spending so much time in the kitchen. Read story

Mollie Hands, left, and Gabe Pizzo, 14, stand poised to jump into the pool on the count of three at the Washington State School for the Blind. While Hands made the plunge, Gabe remained at the edge of the pool giggling at his trick. When Hands broke the surface laughing, Gabe jumped in to join her.

Volunteer dedicates 46 years to Washington State School for the Blind

Mollie Hands, left, and Gabe Pizzo, 14, stand poised to jump into the pool on the count of three at the Washington State School for the Blind. While Hands made the plunge, Gabe remained at the edge of the pool giggling at his trick. When Hands broke the surface laughing, Gabe jumped in to join her.

November 10, 2019, 6:05am Clark County Life

Mollie Hands drives a red ’69 Mustang in beautiful condition. It’s a common and eye-catching sight in the parking lot of the Washington State School for the Blind, where Hands volunteers several times a week. Read story

A child feeds Rojo the Llama at the Beeping Easter Egg Hunt for the Blind hosted by the Northwest Association of Blind Athletes at the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver in 2016.

Rojo the Llama to be euthanized on Wednesday

A child feeds Rojo the Llama at the Beeping Easter Egg Hunt for the Blind hosted by the Northwest Association of Blind Athletes at the Washington State School for the Blind in Vancouver in 2016.

November 5, 2019, 7:48pm Clark County Life

Clark County’s most celebrated four-legged friend, Rojo the Llama, will be euthanized Wednesday. Read story

Braille program specialist and coordinator Kandi Lukowski describes the number of volumes it takes to make up one textbook at the Washington State School for the Blind's Ogden Resource Center. The precalculus book sitting on the top of the boxes is transcribed into six boxes of Braille volumes beneath it. Some textbooks can take more than a year to transcribe.

Working in Clark County: Kandi Lukowski, Braille program specialist, coordinator at Ogden Resource Center

Braille program specialist and coordinator Kandi Lukowski describes the number of volumes it takes to make up one textbook at the Washington State School for the Blind's Ogden Resource Center. The precalculus book sitting on the top of the boxes is transcribed into six boxes of Braille volumes beneath it. Some textbooks can take more than a year to transcribe.

November 4, 2019, 6:03am Business

The small office of three workers at the Ogden Resource Center is mostly quiet. Read story