Yellow-headed black bird with its wings extended, vocalizing.
Posted by Allan R. Schneider | 05/22/2018 | General, Stories
We stop short, folks whisper, “What’s that?” It’s the unmistakable rattle of the beloved kingfisher, the rascal of the water birds, zooming along the river. It went by too fast; my restricted peripheral vision couldn’t locate it, but it caused me to smile. Read more What’s That? The Art of Bird Listening...
Michael pushes his friend Ashton in the Boston Marathon. Two other members of Team Hoyt run with them.
Posted by Michael Davis | 05/15/2018 | General, Stories
I am a long-time member of the National Federation of the Blind and have served as treasurer of the Tidewater Chapter of the NFB of Hampton Roads since 2009. Mr. Stewart Prost serves as our current chapter president. I want to tell all of you how much I appreciate being a part of the National Federation of the Blind. Read more National Federation of the Blind Member Makes History at the 122nd Running of the Boston Marathon ...
Amazon Locker logo
Amazon Lockers are secure, self-service kiosks where customers can pick up Amazon.com packages at a time and place that is convenient for them. Amazon Locker was introduced in 2011, and has since expanded to over 2,000 locations across 50 plus major metropolitan areas in the US. Read more Introducing Amazon’s New Talking Locker Feature...
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...
John Pare, Michael Ausbun, Mark Riccobono, Julie McGinnity, Jerad Nylin, and Anil Lewis pose in front of the NFB Jernigan Institute.
Posted by Anil Lewis | 01/30/2018 | General
The National Federation of the Blind continues to raise the expectations of blind people by actively working to empower the next generation of leaders and innovators. Read more National Federation of the Blind 2018 Summer Internship Program...
Steve uses a Braille display at NFB Youth Slam.
Posted by Bre Brown | 01/05/2018 | Education, General
I am fond of a blog post entitled Braille Is Not Dead (So Stop Trying to Kill It). The author articulately and systematically discusses the reasons why Braille remains critically important now and into the future Read more Leveraging Technology to Achieve Greater Braille Literacy...

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