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Left: A man wearing sleepshades smiles as he stands in front of a flaming grill. Right: A young blind girl cooks apples in a frying pan. We're cooking up a Happy Thanksgiving!

Upcoming Events

Fall State Conventions

Upcoming Free Accessibility Training Boutiques

Travel - Monday, November 20, 3:00 p.m -5:00 p.m.

Learn how to request a ride by using your Amazon Echo or Siri, where to accessibly book travel, and how to get around without hassle.

2018 Scholarship Program Applications Open

November 1,2017 through March 31, 2018

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships worth from $3,000 to $12,000. More information and how to apply is available on the National Federation of the Blind 2018 Scholarship Program page.

What's New

Your Child Can Receive a Braille Letter from Santa

Santa Claus has made the staff at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute honorary elves. He has asked us to help him send letters in Braille to blind children under the age of ten. Please fill out the form by December 15, 2017 and we’ll make sure Santa gets a letter out to your child. You will receive a reply from the North Pole in print and contracted Braille.

Read the November issue of Imagineering Our Future

Learn about ways you can support the National Federation of the Blind this holiday season and throughout the year in this month's issue of Imagineering Our Future.

November Braille Monitor

The November issue of our flagship magazine is packed with information, including an interview with two sighted teachers about what they have learned about teaching blind students, an article on how to accessibly cut the cable cord, more highlights from the National Convention, and much more!

Check Out the Newly Redesigned Voice of the Nation's Blind Blog

Read our latest posts, including a guide dog handler’s perspective on being part of the Federation; important information about the Firefox internet browser; Gary Wunder’s review of the new film Dealt, about a blind card magician; and much more on the newly redesigned Voice of the Nation's Blind Blog.


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