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National Federation of the Blind press releases
National Federation of the Blind Applauds National Council on Disability Report on Rights of Parents with Disabilities
Baltimore, Maryland (October 5, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for the rights of blind Americans, today applauded a recent report issued by the National Council on Disability (NCD), an independent federal agency that advises the president, Congress, and the federal government on disability policy, highlighting the discrimination faced by parents with
National Federation of the Blind Will Manage National Braille Transcribing and Proofreading Certification Program
Baltimore, Maryland (January 4, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s largest consumer organization of the blind and the leading promoter of Braille literacy in America, announced today that the NFB has been awarded a contract by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress (NLS) to conduct that agency’s National Brai
Baltimore, Maryland (November 29, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind, the largest organization of blind persons in America and known as the voice of the nation’s blind, criticized as dangerously misguided a federal court ruling saying that the design of U.S. currency discriminates against the blind.
Baltimore, Maryland (January 15, 2008): Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley will speak at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) on Sunday, January 27, at an event to celebrate the life and work of Dr. Betsy Zaborowski. Dr.
Congressman Dingell to Participate in the National Federation of the Blind Motor City March for Independence
Detroit, Michigan (May 29, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind announced today that Congressman John D. Dingell, who represents Michigan’s 15th Congressional District, will serve as a co-chair for the organization’s third annual fundraising walk-a-thon event.
North Pole (November 14, 2008): Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to hundreds of blind boys and girls this Christmas season.
Annapolis, Maryland (May 8, 2007): Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed legislation today that will ensure that blind college and graduate students in the state will have timely access to textbooks and course materials in a format they can use. The legislation, passed at the urging of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland, provides for textbooks to be converted into an electroni
Baltimore, Maryland (July 30, 2007): Cary Supalo was fascinated by math and science growing up, but his attempts to participate fully in his science classes were usually thwarted. Because he was blind, teachers did not believe that Supalo could safely perform laboratory experiments; he recalls that he was not even allowed to wash lab equipment. But Supalo has proved his teachers wrong; he is
Baltimore, Maryland (January 17, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, today announced an agreement with Travelocity, one of the largest and most popular online travel agencies, to make travelocity.com more accessible to the blind