You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams.

2021 Washington Seminar Priorities

Fact Sheet: Access Technology Affordability Act

Issue to resolve: the cost of critically needed access technology is out of reach for most blind Americans.

Fact Sheet: Medical Device Nonvisual Accessibility Act

Issue to resolve: Advanced digital interfaces create barriers that prevent blind individuals from independently and safely operating home-use medical devices that are essential to their daily healthcare needs.

Fact Sheet: Twenty-First Century Mobile Apps and Website Accessibility Act

Issue to resolve: websites are required by law to be accessible, but without implementing regulations most businesses and retailers have little understanding of what accessible means.

Fact Sheet: Americans with Disabilities Voting Rights Act

Issue to resolve: the constitutionally protected right to vote that is available to all Americans is inaccessible for blind Americans.