Parkville, Maryland (November 4, 2014): Heather Johnson, a Parkville resident and teacher at the Maryland School for the Blind, will receive the 2014 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children Award from the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland during its annual convention later this month.
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Columbus, Georgia (October 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Georgia, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, October 5, to Sunday, October 7. The convention will tak
July 28, 2020 – Alexandria, VA – On the heels of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the 35th anniversary of the Virginians with Disability Act, a coalition of disability organizations and individual voters sued the Commonwealth of Virginia for excluding Virginians with disabilities from absentee voting in November.
Baltimore, Maryland (July 11, 2012): Lou Ann Blake and Maurice Peret are hiking the forty-one miles of the Appalachian Trail that traverse Frederick and Washington Counties in Maryland. The husband-and-wife hikers, who are residents of Baltimore City, are blind.
Salt Lake City, Utah (December 17, 2007): The White House recently announced the appointment by President Bush of Ron Gardner to serve on the Access Board. The Access Board is an independent federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. Ron Gardner, of Bountiful, Utah, will serve his te
Baltimore, Maryland (August 4, 2021): The National Federation of the Blind, its Maryland affiliate, and three blind registered Maryland voters – Marie Cobb, Ruth Sager, and Joel Zimba – have settled the lawsuit they brought two years ago against state election officials.
Happy Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind to Present Seminar on Education of Blind Students at Penn State
University Park, Pennsylvania (September 29, 2006): In support of Meet the Blind Month, the Happy Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania is presenting a seminar titled, Teaching Science to Blind and Visually Impaired Students on October 28. The free seminar serves to educate teac
Des Moines, Iowa (May 20, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa (NFBI) this week announced that they have asked the Iowa Congressional delegation in the House of Representatives to co-sponsor H.R. 5734, a bill which would require the U.S.
Executive Director for the Louisiana Center for the Blind Pam Allen to Speak at Connecticut Convention
Shelton, Connecticut (November 1, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut, an affiliate of the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the country, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), will hold its annual convention from Friday, November 3 to Sunday, November 5. The convention
Baltimore, Maryland (October 16, 2008): To help celebrate Meet the Blind Month, the Baltimore Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland will hit the Mimi DiPietro ice skating rink in Patterson Park on Saturday, October 18, and visit the Baltimore Farmer’s Market on Sunday morning, October 19, u