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Growing My Federation Heart Started with a Scholarship

by Kinshuk Tella For me, every day is Earth Day. Nature always fascinated me. It began with catching insects in my backyard as a child and constructing miniature rainforests in glass terrariums but has now led me to conducting research in the field of environmental geology at Miami University.

Equal Access in Education: An NFB Priority

As schools reopen this fall, some virtually, some in person, and some in a hybridized format, blind students may encounter new and challenging accessibility barriers. Some students already have.

Introducing a New Triad Mentoring Model with the Pearson Corporate Disability Mentoring Program

The National Federation of the Blind is an organization of blind people sharing our lived experiences and pioneering strategies with one another in an effort to live the lives we want.

Celebrating the Class of 2020 in the Midst of COVID-19

March was quite an interesting month for college students across the country. Most of us spent far too many hours in the library during the first week studying for midterms—perhaps the last sense of normalcy most of us had.

Braille and Me

“Well, Bob,” said Melody, my Braille instructor. She stood up, small and frail. “We’re done!”

Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections

As the COVID-19 emergency continues to spread across the country, everyone is experiencing some level of uncertainty and disruption in daily life.

Don’t Be a Barrier: Be Accessible NOW

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted many educational institutions to implement protocols for remote learning as a viable alternative to closing their doors altogether.

Instilling the Love of Reading

Everyone has a different journey when it comes to reading. Brittany’s journey began with her father. Every night the two would take turns reading a page out of a book. My journey began with my TVI in elementary school.