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Beep baseball bases are tackled during a game to signify that someone is on base. Photo by New Bedford Guide.

Beep Baseball: An American Pastime Adapted for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Seasonally, the Council is publishing a series of articles to help you stay active. This spring, we are featuring beep baseball. Check Council publications for future articles. Beep baseball started in the 1960’s in Colorado. The National Beep Baseball Association (NBBA) was founded in 1976, and set forth the rules used in the sport today.… Continue Reading Beep Baseball: An American Pastime Adapted for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Sean Whalen

Student Spotlight: Sean Whalen

For 2018 Council scholarship recipient, Sean Whalen, his experience as a person who is blind gives him empathy and relationship-building skills that will serve him well as an attorney. Sean has one more year left at Harvard Law School. Council’s writer, Katherine Corbett, sat down with Sean to learn more about Who inspires him, his… Continue Reading Student Spotlight: Sean Whalen

Steve Johnson

Remembering Steve Johnson

It is with very heavy hearts that Council board and staff share the news of the passing of board member, Steve Johnson, on March 14, 2019. Steve first joined the Council board in 2012. He recently served as Second Vice President, and on several committees, including the Executive, Awards, Legislative, and Human Resources Committees. He… Continue Reading Remembering Steve Johnson


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