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Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/05/2017 | General
During the past week, many members of the National Federation of the Blind have reached out with offers of support for blind individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Read more National Federation of the Blind Hurricane Harvey Relief Project...
A product image of the BrailleSense Polaris
Posted by Eric Duffy | 08/30/2017 | Access Technology
We received the box, and the battle was on. With three team members, and several other curious folks in the building who are avid Braille users, there was a minor scuffle as the team negotiated for time with the latest bright shiny object. Read more The BrailleSense Polaris — A First-Look Review from the National Federation of the Blind Access Technology Team...
Close up of hands on a Braille display
Posted by Amy Mason | 08/28/2017 | Access Technology
Refreshable Braille displays are undergoing a renaissance. New devices with many different form factors, price points, and features are either on the market, or on their way. Read more The State of Refreshable Braille Support — Summer 2017...
Posted by Patti Chang | 08/21/2017 | General, Stories
"Attending the convention has changed me in many ways. For the first time in my life, I did not feel self-conscious or different. For the first time in my life, I feel like I am part of a big family that really cares." - Ayoub Zurikat, 2017 Read more From Timid to Bold: Reflections on Newcomers to National Convention...
Hands feel a copy of Getting a Feel for Eclipses.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 08/15/2017 | General
While some scientists at Harvard are working to turn light into sound by way of an Arduino, you don’t have to get so high-tech to experience the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21. Read more Experiencing the 2017 Eclipse Nonvisually...
Posted by Eric Duffy | 06/18/2017 | General, Parenting
I am from a family of eight. I have four brothers and three sisters, and I am next to the youngest. From an early age I knew that I wanted to have a wife and children. Read more The National Federation of the Blind Helped Eric Duffy Know That He Could Be a Blind Dad...

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