Posted by Stephanie Eller | 09/19/2017 | General
The NFB Community Service Division poses for a photo after completing a park cleanup project.
Meet the Blind Month is a great time to ramp up outreach and education efforts in our local communities. Read more Tips for Planning a Successful 2017 Meet the Blind Month...
Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/12/2017 | Access Technology
President Mark Riccobono stands at a podium to address the crowd at USDOT's Vision for Safety event.
On September 12, 2017, National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono attended a Vision for Safety event held by the US Department of Transportation to announce new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. Read more President Riccobono Speaks on the Importance of Accessibility in Autonomous Vehicles...
Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/05/2017 | General
During the past week, many members of the National Federation of the Blind have reached out with offers of support for blind individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Read more National Federation of the Blind Hurricane Harvey Relief Project...
Posted by Eric Duffy | 08/30/2017 | Access Technology
A product image of the BrailleSense Polaris
We received the box, and the battle was on. With three team members, and several other curious folks in the building who are avid Braille users, there was a minor scuffle as the team negotiated for time with the latest bright shiny object. Read more The BrailleSense Polaris — A First-Look Review from the National Federation of the Blind Access Technology Team...
Posted by Amy Mason | 08/28/2017 | Access Technology
Close up of hands on a Braille display
Refreshable Braille displays are undergoing a renaissance. New devices with many different form factors, price points, and features are either on the market, or on their way. Read more The State of Refreshable Braille Support — Summer 2017...
Posted by Patti Chang | 08/21/2017 | General, Stories
"Attending the convention has changed me in many ways. For the first time in my life, I did not feel self-conscious or different. For the first time in my life, I feel like I am part of a big family that really cares." - Ayoub Zurikat, 2017 Read more From Timid to Bold: Reflections on Newcomers to National Convention...

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