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It's back to school season 2017! Left: Blind students work together in a classroom. Right: Students play together in the gym.

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NFB BELL Academy - Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy prepares blind and low vision children to grow into confident and independent blind people who will live the lives they want. The program provides Braille and non-visual skills instruction through fun, hands-on learning. For more information about a program near you, go to https://nfb.org/bell-academy.

National Association of Blind Merchants Music City BLAST (Business Leadership and Superior Training)

September 12-15, 2017

Join the National Federation of the Blind's National Association of Blind Merchants Division for this premiere training opportunity in Nashville, Tennessee.

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National Federation of the Blind Names Amy Lund 2017 Distinguished Educator of Blind Students

Read about the National Federation of the Blind's Distinguished Educator of Blind Students Award winner, Amy Lund of Springfield, Illinois.

The National Federation of the Blind and Technology Innovation

In the latest issue of our monthly newsletter, Imagineering Our Future, read about how the National Federation of the Blind continues to create technology innovations that help blind people live the lives we want. “The secret sauce in those technologies,” writes President Riccobono, “is that they are deeply rooted in the authentic experience of blind people.”

Being Prepared as Blind Kids go Back to School

It’s almost time for blind and sighted children across the country to head back to school. If you have a blind child, check out the latest issue of Future Reflections, our magazine for parents of blind children, for tips on managing your child’s Individualized Education Plan.

News Flash: KNFB Reader for Windows 10 Sale!

KNFB Reader for Windows 10 is on sale for $19.99! That's 80% off the standard price. Visit the Microsoft Windows 10 store to purchase.

Do You Dream in Color?

The critically acclaimed film Do You Dream in Color?, winner of the top 2017 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award from the National Federation of the Blind, is about four inspiring blind students and their journeys. Parents, teachers, and educators should see these stories. Learn about how you can host a screening by visiting the Do You Dream in Color? website.

 

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