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Celebrating the Class of 2020 in the Midst of COVID-19

March was quite an interesting month for college students across the country. Most of us spent far too many hours in the library during the first week studying for midterms—perhaps the last sense of normalcy most of us had.

Dungeon Crawling on Your Alexa Device: A Review of “The Cursed Painting”

Ever since the first Amazon Echo came on the scene, gaming has been a popular feature. The first games were simple trivia or quiz games, but they have become more and more advanced as time has passed.

Type in Braille with the TalkBack Braille Keyboard for Your Android Device

In iOS 8, Apple released Braille Screen Input, which let Voiceover users type in Braille on their devices. Since then it has become a very popular feature among blind users.

Uber, Lyft, and Service Animals: The Discrimination Continues

After three years of implementation and monitoring, the National Federation of the Blind’s settlement agreements with Uber and Lyft are set to expire this summer.

Braille and Me

“Well, Bob,” said Melody, my Braille instructor. She stood up, small and frail. “We’re done!”

Gratitude for the Women of the Movement

Growing up, I tried many different sports and hobbies: soccer, tee ball, swim team, drama club, dance classes, and 4-H. I even tried my hand at piano for a number of years.

Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections

As the COVID-19 emergency continues to spread across the country, everyone is experiencing some level of uncertainty and disruption in daily life.

Don’t Be a Barrier: Be Accessible NOW

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted many educational institutions to implement protocols for remote learning as a viable alternative to closing their doors altogether.

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.