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The National Federation of the Blind is the largest organization of blind and low-vision people in the United States. The organization consists of affiliates and local chapters in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. By providing public education about blindness, information and referral services, scholarships, literature and materials about blindness, specialized aids and appliances, adaptive equipment, and support for blind people and their families, the members of the National Federation of the Blind strive to spread the word that the blind are normal individuals who can compete on equal terms with their sighted peers. Together with love, hope, and determination, we transform dreams into reality.

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National Federation of the Blind Applauds Government Guidance on the Rights of Parents with Disabilities

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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 11, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for the rights of blind parents and their children, applauds the new technical assistance document Protecting the Rights of Parents and Prospective Parents with Disabilit

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Introduction of Legislation to Integrate Workers with Disabilities

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Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 6, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, applauds the introduction of the Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act (S. 2001) by Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH).

National Federation of the Blind and Verifone Collaborate to Make Taxicab Terminals Accessible

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Monday, July 20, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 20, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for accessible technology, and Verifone will work together to enhance the accessibility of Verifone’s in-taxi technology for blind passengers by the end of this year, under an agreement that was recently reached by the two organization

Lawsuit Filed Today Alleges The Container Store Discriminates Against the Blind

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Monday, July 20, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts (July 20, 2015): The Container Store Group, Inc., which promotes its founders’ belief in “conscious capitalism”-the notion that a business should focus on a purpose beyond profit-is alleged in a class action lawsuit filed today in the United States District Court of Massachusetts (Case No.

National Federation of the Blind Awards $50,000

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Friday, July 10, 2015
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Orlando, Florida (July 10, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today presented $50,000 in cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality.

National Federation of the Blind Achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
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Orlando, Florida (July 8, 2015): As part of the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, members and supporters of the NFB have set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for largest umbrella mosaic.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Three Thousand Blind People to Arrive in Orlando

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Orlando, Florida (June 30, 2015)

 

Event:             National Federation of the Blind National Convention

 

Dates:             July 5–July 10, 2015

 

Place:             Rosen Centre

9840 International Drive

Orlando, Florida 32819

 

National Federation of the Blind to Attempt GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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Orlando, Florida (June 24, 2015): As part of the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, members and supporters of the NFB will attempt to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for largest umbrella mosaic.

NFB-NEWSLINE® Adds Talking Book Topics and Braille Book Review

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Monday, June 8, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 8, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce the addition of two new bimonthly publications to the NFB-NEWSLINE® service: Talking Book Topics and Braille Book Review.  These are published by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of th

National Federation of the Blind and Two Blind Students Resolve Complaint Against Atlantic Cape Community College

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Monday, June 1, 2015
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Trenton, New Jersey (June 1, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind and two blind students, Anthony Lanzilotti and Mitchell Cossaboon, have entered into a consent decree with Atlantic Cape Community College (ACCC). The consent decree, which resolves allegations by Mr. Lanzilotti and Mr.

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