Leaders & Legends
By: Carmen Willings
Updated June 7, 2019
The Hall of Fame for Leaders and Legends of the Blindness Field, located in the Migel Library at the American Printing House for the Blind, is dedicated to preserving, honoring, and promoting the tradition of excellence manifested by the specific individuals inducted into the APH Hall of Fame and through the history of outstanding services provided to people who are blind or visually impaired.
Mission of the Hall of Fame
The Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind is dedicated to preserving and presenting the fascinating educational history of people who are blind and the historic contributions of the American Printing House for the Blind for the benefit of people who are visually impaired, educators of people who are visually impaired, and the broader community. They have an amazing hands-on collection that is a must see - particularly for those who are interested in the field of visual impairments and those who serve individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
The professionals featured in the APH Hall of Fame include professionals of the recent and distant past that are a cross-section of heroes and pioneers who not only shaped the vision field's history, philosophy, knowledge and skills, but also gave insights into current and future challenges. These giants shared strategies to ensure that services for blind persons remain unique and specialized.
APH Hall of Fame
Below are some of the pictures I took during my recent visit to the APH Hall of Fame.
Learn more about past inductees and their biographies by visiting the APH Hall of Fame Inductees page
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