A girl holding a white cane inspects equipment in a chemistry class during Youth Slam 2017.
Posted by Mark A. Riccobono | 12/21/2018 | Advocacy, Education
On December 12, I wrote a letter to fifty of the country’s top chemistry programs with American Chemical Society membership to alert the universities to accessibility barriers perpetuated by the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute (ACS Exams). Read more Chemistry for Christmas...
Elizabeth Rouse.
Posted by Elizabeth Rouse | 12/13/2018 | Convention, Education
I applied for the National Federation of the Blind scholarship program in 2018 just to say I did and get some of my friends off my back. I never thought I would be selected as a scholarship finalist, but I can say, without hesitation, that the experience changed my life. Read more What Being a Scholarship Finalist Taught Me...
A woman plays the clarinet while sitting in front of a sign that says "The University of Dayton."
Posted by Kaiti Shelton | 07/26/2018 | Education, Employment
Music therapy, like blindness, is very misunderstood. As a blind student in a field in which disabled people are just starting to become the helpers rather than solely the recipients of help, I've needed to find my own solutions to many complicated problems. Read more Finding a Career in Music Therapy...
NFB logo with the tagline, "Live the life you want."
Posted by Chris Danielsen | 06/28/2018 | Advocacy, Education
The United States Senate today provided its advice and consent for ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled. The chamber also approved the treaty's implementing legislation (S. 2559), which will make modest adjustments to US copyright law to fully comply with the treaty. Read more United States Senate Greenlights Marrakesh Treaty and Implementing Legislation...
Mary Ann Wojton and a student stir the contents of a steaming pot while wearing gloves and goggles.
Posted by Mary Ann Wojton | 06/21/2018 | Education, Parenting
Want to explore science with your blind or sighted child this summer? Consider cooking together. Let's take an example like browning apples. What can we learn? Read more Science, Cooking, and Summer...

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