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 NFB Government Affairs Team | 11/28/2017 | Advocacy
Much attention has been given to Congress’s planned tax reform efforts and the varied effects those changes will have on Americans. However, one aspect of the Senate Tax Cuts and Jobs Act that no one seems to be talking about is the drastic effect it will have on people with disabilities. Read more Catastrophic Impact on Vocational Rehabilitation...
Product photo of the ElBraille and Focus 14 courtesy of Freedom Scientific.
Posted by Karl Belanger | 11/27/2017 | Access Technology
The ElBraille consists of a small Windows 10 computer built into a case for the Focus 14 Blue Braille display. The case feels quite sturdy, and the overall concept is a very good one. The unit comes Read more Review of Freedom Scientific's ElBraille ...
The Riccobono family sits on a park bench smiling.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 11/21/2017 | General, Parenting
It’s Thanksgiving already! This time of year always makes me reflect on all I have to be thankful for and how my family and I can help others. Read more A Day of Service...

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