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We're Not Lovin' It!

The National Federation of the Blind helps me and other blind people live the life we want, and McDonald’s has been a tasty part of my life for decades.

Uber and Lyft Still Denying Rides to Those with Service Animals

With the help of hundreds of testers, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) recently completed its second year of rideshare testing to measure whether Uber and Lyft drivers are continuing to deny rides to travelers with service animals.

The SmartVision2: A Smartphone Made Easy

The SmartVision2 from Irie-AT is a smartphone built from the ground up with accessibility in mind.

Partnering and the Development of Innovative Technology

The National Federation of the Blind is committed to participating in forums like the M-Enabling Summit that foster independence through accessible technology and design.

BMDs: The Common-Sense Voting Solution

This might come as a surprise to you, but on Election Day, there are actually a few things we can all agree on. We all want the right to a private ballot, for example. We all want to ensure accurate election results. And we all want to eliminate errors that could potentially make our votes invalid. These are some of the benefits of using ballot marking devices, or BMDs.

The GuideReader Pod: Read Books on Your TV

Like the Victor Reader Stream and other similar devices, the GuideReader Pod lets you download and read books from various online libraries or from a local flash drive or microSD card.

Let Us Play Us: Real Stories from Blind Artists

Blind actors are rarely given the opportunity to play blind characters in movies, on TV, or on stage.

Becoming a Federationist: My Scholarship Journey

Prior to my experience as a scholarship finalist, I was only familiar with the National Federation of the Blind through communications with several friends of mine.

The Braille Me by Innovision

In the quest for cheaper Braille displays, a company called Innovision has a contender called Braille Me.

Welcome to the NFB’s New Website

Welcome! We’re excited to announce that the National Federation of the Blind launched a newly redesigned website today. Our previous site, which was built in 2005, served us well, but it was time for an upgrade.