Vario 340 being used with a Windows laptop. Photo courtesy of BAUM USA.
Posted by Karl Belanger | 10/12/2017 | Access Technology
The Vario 340 by BAUM is an extremely simple, basic display designed for quick and easy connectivity with a computer. The display itself simply has the three buttons on either side of the display that simulate Braille dots as in other BAUM products, an on/off switch, and a USB C port. Read more BAUM Vario 340: Expensive Simplicity...
Brent, Molly, and Abdi smile with their canes for a photo at NFB Youth Slam Rec-X.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 10/02/2017 | General
Most of us are familiar with White Cane Safety Day. Over the years, however, the significance of the white cane has shifted from safety to independence for blind people. Read more National Federation of the Blind Celebrates White Cane Awareness Day...
National Federation of the Blind logo
Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/29/2017 | General
This hurricane season has been particularly harsh on our Federation family in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Harvey, we shared information on our efforts to help blind people impacted by the storm. Read more An Update on the National Federation of the Blind Hurricane Relief Project...
A blind adult examines a Braille book with a young student.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 09/27/2017 | Parenting
Once again, the school year is in full swing. No more sleeping late. No more lazy summer days. It’s early to bed, early to rise, and of course once again it’s time to tackle homework. Read more Helpful Hints for Handling Homework...
Posted by Amy Mason | 09/22/2017 | Access Technology
The Access Technology Team of the National Federation of the Blind recently reviewed the new Braille features that Amazon has built into their Fire tablets. Read more Amazon Fire Braille Support: New, Improved, and Still Improving...
The NFB Community Service Division poses for a photo after completing a park cleanup project.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 09/19/2017 | General
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...

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