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Left: A young blind girl checks out some goodies and (right) a blind boy learns to use a Braille writer at the NFB BELL Academy. Thanks to all who made our 2017 BELL Academies a success!

Upcoming Events

Fall State Conventions

Upcoming Free Accessibility Training Boutiques

New Braille Notetakers - Thursday, September 21, 8-10 a.m.

Learn about the latest developments in Braille Notetaker technology.

Accessible GPS - October, Thursday 12th, 8-10 a.m.

Learn about our experiences with some of the most popular accessible GPS options.

Braille Literacy in the 21st Century - October 19 through October 20

Come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Maryland Literacy Rights in Education Act and hear about the progress of braille instruction in Maryland as well as nationally!

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What's New

BELL Academy – Braille and Beyond

Photo of smiling girl participating in Bell Academy

Learn about the many benefits of the National Federation of the Blind Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academies in this month's issue of Imagineering Our Future.

Bonus Episode of The Nation's Blind

Hear about the methods a teacher uses to make sure parents who happen to be blind are able to access school information and participate fully in their child’s education.

Request a Free Tactile Art Kit for Your Child

The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults is providing, free of charge, a tactile art kit to children from ages two through eight years old. Request a kit for your child here.

National Federation of the Blind Celebrates 10,000 Twitter Followers

Join our 10,000 followers on Twitter today.

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 during Meet the Blind Month in October by visiting the Do You Dream in Color? website.


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