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...
Nicholas doing yard work.
Posted by Alison Tarver | 01/03/2018 | Education, Parenting
My son Nicholas was born into this world with a bit of difficulty to say the least. The hows and whys are not as important as the journey that Nicholas and my family have been on since April 2006. Read more Braille Literacy: Success for Everyone...
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...
Camryn smiles while working on a motorized bird as part of the installation art project.
Posted by Camryn Gattuso | 12/05/2017 | Education, Stories
I am Camryn Gattuso, fifteen years old, and a sophomore at Tuslaw High School in Massillon, Ohio. I have been totally blind since birth and have been educated in a typical public school. Read more What I Learned at NFB Youth Slam...
Posted by Seth Lamkin | 04/06/2017 | Education, General
Far too often blind youth are not provided with the same opportunities as their sighted peers to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. Read more 2017 National Federation of the Blind Youth Slam...

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