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...
Gary Wunder addresses a group at the World Blind Union event in Orlando, Florida, in 2016.
Posted by Gary Wunder | 01/04/2018 | Education, General, Stories
As a child words meant everything to me. I loved to hear people talk and tell stories. One of the things I liked the best was when people read, but exactly what they were doing both perplexed and amazed me. Read more Braille Opens Doors Previously Closed...
An NFB of Michigan BELL Academy student learns to make a j on a Braille Twister board.
Posted by Chris Danielsen | 01/02/2018 | Education, General
Each year, January 4 is celebrated as World Braille Day. It marks the birthday of Louis Braille (1809-1852), the French inventor of the reading and writing code for the blind. Read more Celebrate World Braille Day by Raising Awareness...
The Riccobono family sits on a park bench smiling.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 11/21/2017 | General, Parenting
It’s Thanksgiving already! This time of year always makes me reflect on all I have to be thankful for and how my family and I can help others. Read more A Day of Service...
Danielle sits on the ground with her dog, Abbie.
Posted by Danielle Trevino | 11/14/2017 | General
It’s the spring of 2004, and I’m a nineteen-year-old college freshman majoring in voice. I’m on top of the world because I’ve just received my admission letter from The Seeing Eye Read more Not a Long White Cane but a Short Black Tail...
Sarah stands on the beach with her arms outstretched.
Posted by Marylin Green | 10/24/2017 | General
I was twenty-two years old when I was diagnosed as legally blind and received my first white cane. I had earned an undergraduate degree from a reputable university in Chicago and worked in a publishing company inputting data corrections, Read more Do You Dream in Color? Highlights the Struggles Blind Students Face...

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