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The National Federation of the Blind thanks veterans for their service. A group of blind veterans present the colors at our 2017 National Convention.

Upcoming Events

2018 6 Dot Dash

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Join us for our annual 6K race to benefit programs that help us lead the lives we want. For more information and to register, visit nfb.org/dot-dash.

2018 BELL Academy Applications Available Now

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy teaches children Braille, nonvisual blindness skills, and independent living skills through crafts, games, and engaging instruction. To learn more about NFB BELL Academy and to apply please visit https://nfb.org/bell-academy.

2018 National Convention

Preregistration Now Open

Tuesday, July 3—Sunday, July 8, 2018

The NFB National Convention is the seminal annual event of our organization. Important decisions are made, memorable speeches are given, and new friendships are grown. More information about the 2018 National Convention is available on the National Convention page.

State Conventions

Florida- May 25 - May 28

What's New

KNFB Reader Version 3.0 for iOS is Now Available!

It sports a whole new look and features to help users work better and faster. KNFB Reader 3.0 now reads e-books and documents in the ePub format, as well as PDFs. The app is also customizable, so that people with different reading needs can tailor its settings to meet their needs. Now able to recognize and read documents in over thirty languages, KNFB Reader 3.0 is a comprehensive reading solution for people who are blind or who have low vision, dyslexia, or other reading differences.
Learn about the updates to KNFB Reader at knfbreader.com or purchase KNFB Reader from the Apple App Store.

Learn About Our Parenting Network

Are you a blind parent, grandparent, foster parent, or caregiver for children who wants to support other blind parents and share your knowledge? Are you a new blind parent or caregiver who wants to learn some tips from some veteran parents? Sign up to be a mentor or mentee today!

Check Out Our Latest Collaboration with Amazon

Read about President Riccobono's experience using an Amazon Locker and more on the Voice of the Nation's Blind Blog.

Listen to the Latest Episode of the Nation's Blind Podcast

Learn about how technology helps us live the lives we want and more on the latest episode of the Nation's Blind Podcast.



KNFB Reader App IconDiscover what KNFB Reader can do for you. Learn more or download the app now.


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