Kelly is wearing a Little Red Riding Hood costume; her white cane has a sign on it that says "Wanted!"
Posted by Kelly Coleman | 10/30/2018 | General, Stories
There are those that have a hard time accepting a cane, and for a long time I was one of them. I was told it made me “look blind,” which was something I wanted to avoid at all costs. No kid likes feeling different, and I was no exception. But while I didn’t grow up loving my cane, I did, and still do, love Halloween. Read more Canes and Costumes...
Head shot of Ian Murray
Posted by Ian Murray | 10/23/2018 | Employment, General, Stories
"We’ll find out..." It was a phrase said to me repeatedly by two of my greatest mentors, Fred Sanders and Jim Platt. Almost fifty years later, that phrase seems to pop out of my own mouth with increasing regularity. Read more A Photographer's Insights on Vision Loss...
In Japan, Caitlin and a friend sit holding a guitar and a white cane.
Posted by Caitlin Best | 09/14/2018 | General, Stories
My fascination with Asian culture began when I was about thirteen years old sitting in my parents’ house near Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. It started with learning everything I could about the Chinese zodiac, various anime (which is Japanese animation), and manga (which are Japanese comics or graphic novels). Read more My Month in Tokyo...
Jonathan Franks stands in a hallway wearing a suit and tie.
Posted by Jonathan Franks | 08/30/2018 | Employment, Stories
If we were to ask a random sample of our sighted friends if a blind person could work at a children’s museum, the majority of those individuals might say no. Well, my friends, I am here to erase that misconception. My name is Jonathan Franks and I work at an interactive children’s museum called the Thinkery in Austin, Texas that is focused on promoting science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics. Read more My Job at a Children’s Museum...
Interns Matt Langland, Grace Anderson, and Ellana Crew sit on a stone wall alongside John Paré in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
Posted by 2018 Summer Interns | 07/13/2018 | Advocacy, Stories
As part of our NFB summer internship program, we had the pleasure of spending two weeks working with John Paré and the rest of the Advocacy and Policy department. Read more NFB Interns Experience Advocacy in DC and Maryland...

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