Blind museum goers interact with one of John Olsen's tactile photographs.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 02/16/2018 | General
Last month, the Newseum became the first US museum to host a major tactile art exhibit. “The Marines and Tet” exhibit, sponsored in part by the National Federation of the Blind, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive which was staged on January 31, 1968. Read more The National Federation of the Blind Sponsors Tactile Exhibit at the Newseum...
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...
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...
Hands feel a copy of Getting a Feel for Eclipses.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 08/15/2017 | General
While some scientists at Harvard are working to turn light into sound by way of an Arduino, you don’t have to get so high-tech to experience the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21. Read more Experiencing the 2017 Eclipse Nonvisually...
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 04/17/2017 | General
The National Federation of the Blind has tens of thousands of members and is constantly growing. It is no surprise, then, that there are a myriad of reasons why people become and remain members of the National Federation of the Blind. Read more Why Are You a Federationist?...
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 09/26/2016 | General
To start, it's important to know some terminology. A "selfie" is a self-portrait typically taken while holding a smartphone. Most smartphones have two cameras: a front camera and back camera. The front camera is the one located just above the screen, next to the speaker. The back camera is typically in the top left corner on the back of the phone. Selfies are most easily taken while using the front camera. Here are some tips for shooting a great selfie video: Always be sure your phone is in landscape mode when shooting video, selfie or otherwise. Read more Shooting Selfie Videos...

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