Visually impaired learn to‘bird-watch’by sound

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Visually impaired learn to‘bird-watch’by sound

Nina Vargas, a member of the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired Young Explorers camp, feels the wing of a live ringneck dove during the camp’s first-ever visit to the Illinois Raptor Center in rural Decatur, Ill.
From left, students Colton Weimer, Nina Vargas and Autumn Stengel from Illinois School for the Visually Impaired Young Explorers camp react to the playing of recorded bird calls at the Illinois Raptor Center.
“I just wanted these kids to know that you can enjoy the outdoors, no matter what your disability is,” said Jacques Nuzzo, program director at the Illinois Raptor Center, who distributes bird feathers for visually impaired children to feel.

Visually impaired learn to‘bird-watch’by sound

Nina Vargas, a member of the Illinois School for the Visually Impaired Young Explorers camp, feels the wing of a live ringneck dove during the camp’s first-ever visit to the Illinois Raptor Center in rural Decatur, Ill.
From left, students Colton Weimer, Nina Vargas and Autumn Stengel from Illinois School for the Visually Impaired Young Explorers camp react to the playing of recorded bird calls at the Illinois Raptor Center.
“I just wanted these kids to know that you can enjoy the outdoors, no matter what your disability is,” said Jacques Nuzzo, program director at the Illinois Raptor Center, who distributes bird feathers for visually impaired children to feel.
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