Time to Be Counted
Members of the National Federation of the Blind are used to standing up and being counted, but in 2020 we and our fellow Americans are being asked to do this in a quite literal way.
Instilling the Love of Reading
Everyone has a different journey when it comes to reading. Brittany’s journey began with her father. Every night the two would take turns reading a page out of a book. My journey began with my TVI in elementary school.
Aira’s Changes and Plans for the Future
Many of us know about Aira, a company that harnesses a telephone with a camera, trained agents, and a number of computerized tools to enhance the lives of blind people.
The Shoe Fits: #RunForNFB Fundraiser
I am Terri Rupp, wife to Aaron, mom to Marley and Jackson, a marathon runner, and a lover of books, fresh air, good food, and quality time with family and friends.
Parenting While Blind
Since the day I became blind, I always had a fear of being a blind parent.
12 Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season
Happy Holidays from the National Federation of the Blind. Whether it’s for a wish list to Santa or a special gift for a blind friend or family member, you’ve come to the right place.
Accessible Gaming: AudioWizards Review
Nonvisual accessibility in gaming has been a popular topic this year. Menu narration is becoming more prevalent in games like Madden NFL 20, Mortal Kombat 11, and Gears of War V, and developers are finally starting to think about how to make games playable by a wider audience.
Treading Carefully with New Blindness Drama, See
A fantasy world in which everyone is blind, but also strong, capable, dynamic. It sounds amazing. It’s a show that is being launched today through Apple Inc.’s new TV streaming service, Apple TV+ — a new original drama entitled See.
Resilience, Authenticity, and Gratitude: From South America to Duke Business School
I had a somewhat typical childhood growing up in Cartagena, Columbia, a port city on the Caribbean Sea, except that I was not allowed to attend school because of my blindness.
UNO Braille and the Importance of Inclusive Play
Over the course of my fifteen years in the classroom, first teaching kindergarten and most recently first grade, I have developed a deep appreciation for how much learning children accomplish through play.