New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired - 1900 North White Sands Boulevard, Alamogordo, New Mexico 88310, phone (800) 437-3505

Home | Programs | Contact | News & Events | For Parents | For Students | VI Resources | Photos

News & Events - Press Releases

Press Release from GITWL ~ July 2011:
Getting In Touch With Literacy Conference,
December 7 to 10, 2011

ake plans to join the tenth biennial Getting in Touch with Literacy conference from December 7 to 10, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky. There will be exciting keynote speakers, wonderful workshops, great social events, a colossal exhibit hall, and much more! Please check the GITWL website for more information:



Press Release from NMSBVI ~ February, 2010:
The System for Conceptualizing Spatial Concepts (SC)2    TM

The 2009 Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation was awarded to Jeffrey Killebrew for his submission, "The System for Conceptualizing Spatial Concepts," also known as (SC)2 (SC)2 is an instructional tool for individuals who are blind that provides equal access and participation in science, math, and related coursework. (SC)2 uses a system of beveled and magnetized blocks affixed to a magnetic white board which allows students to spatially arrange, manipulate, and calculate complex mathematical and scientific formulae by simply inserting 3x5 cards brailled with the values and labels of each term.  Mr. Killebrew presented his system at the 2009 Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation Award Ceremony at the Microsoft New England Research and Development Center in Cambridge on January 20, 2010.


Link to The System for Conceptualizing Spatial ConceptsTM ~ NMSBVI Webpage





Serving the Youth of New Mexico and Their Families since 1903  
Please read the Terms And Conditions Of Use carefully before using this site.
If you do not agree to these terms and conditions of use, please do not use this site.

Comments to:
Last Updated: 7/11/2011