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In last year's convention Exhibit Hall, a boy tests a new device and another boy feels a tactile art exhibit.

2018 National Convention

The National Federation of the Blind National Convention is the largest gathering of blind people in the world. Held annually, the convention serves as the governing body for our organization, and provides training, support, and inspiration for members of the blind community. The 2018 National Convention took place July 3 through July 8, 2018 in Orlando.

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NFB Interns Experience Advocacy in DC and Maryland

Our summer interns are doing important work helping to advance our policy and legislative agenda. Read about what they've learned in a special blog post from the interns themselves

U.S. Senate Greenlights Marrakesh Treaty

"For more than six years, the National Federation of the Blind has worked tirelessly toward this historic day for the blind of America and the world," said Mark A. Riccobono, President of the National Federation of the Blind. Read our blog post about the June 28 Marrakesh Treaty news.

Advocacy Win for the Blind Diabetic Community

Thanks to our advocacy team, blind Medicare beneficiaries who have a prescription for a continuous glucose monitor will now be able to use it in conjunction with their smart phones or tablets. Read more about this recent policy win for blind diabetics.

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