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...
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...
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...
A professional man sits at a computer with his hands on the keyboard.
Posted by Chris Danielsen | 06/25/2018 | Advocacy
Eighty years ago, the Fair Labor Standards Act became the law of the United States. It sought to improve wages and working conditions for American workers. Since its enactment, progress has certainly been made. But one thing hasn't changed since 1938: workers with disabilities can still be paid less than the federal minimum wage. Read more #timeForTIME: Labor Standards Must Be Fair for All...
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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