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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.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming State Conventions

South Carolina - August 18 - August 20

Learn more about the NFB of South Carolina Convention.

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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What's New

Tenth Annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards Presented at 2017 Convention

The tenth annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards honored five innovators and advocates who are helping blind people live the lives they want. Read more about the winners.

Free Cases of Kernel Books Still Available

The following titles are available:

  • Oh, Wow
  • Safari
  • Reaching for the Top in the Land Down Under
  • Not Much of a Muchness
  • The Lessons of the Earth
  • Imagine
  • Celebrate

If you are interested in receiving a case of any of these titles, please contact Ellen Ringlein in the Independence Market at (410) 659-9314, extension 2216, or at [email protected].

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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