Voice of the Nation's Blind Blog

October Perspective from the President

By Mark Riccobono

Space Is More Accessible With Eclipse Soundscapes

Blind people are often kept out of scientific experiences, events, or careers. I have personally been told that something is too visual, or simply won’t have any meaning for me because I have been blind for my whole life. My participation in the National Federation of the Blind has helped me understand that there are ways for blind people to participate and contribute to any scientific field with the right accommodations.

Embracing Change: Lauren Altman’s Federation Story

Sometimes, one conversation changes your entire life.

The Role of Forgiveness in Advocacy Work

Daniel Hodges discusses the key question: Does forgiveness have a place in advocacy work?

August Perspective from the President

Greetings, Fellow Federationists, We have a plan for the Federation coming out of our national convention, which I think was one of our best yet.

Access Tech Review: The HumanWare Stellar Trek

By Karl Belanger It seems odd at first for a company to come out with a dedicated navigation device. Apps handle this task so well. Humanware’s Stellar Trek is just that—a stand-alone GPS device with Optical Character Recognition and address-finding capabilities. 

June Perspective from the President

Greetings, fellow Federationists, This is to share the perspective of the most recent Presidential Release.