Press Room

Below please find the latest press releases and media advisories issued by the National Federation of the Blind. For more information, or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314 extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or cdanielsen@nfb.org.

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National Federation of the Blind Supports Blind Mother’s Suit Against Seattle Public Schools

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Seattle, Washington (August 21, 2014): With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, Noel Nightingale, a blind mother of three children enrolled in Seattle schools, filed suit (case 2:14-cv-01286) yesterday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, Seattle Division, against Seattle Public Schools. The suit alleges discrimination against Ms.

National Federation of the Blind Member Seeks Motorcycle Speed Record

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Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Wendover, Utah (August 21, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that member Dan Parker, who was blinded in a drag-racing accident in 2012, will attempt a motorcycle speed record on the famed Bonneville Salt Flats as part of this year’s Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trial

National Federation of the Blind to Host Web Accessibility Training Day

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Monday, August 4, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (August 4, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the Maryland Department of Disabilities Technology Assistance Program will cohost Web Accessibility Training Day on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

National Federation of the Blind Files Suit Against Scribd

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Burlington, Vermont (July 29, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by the blind to technology and electronic information, and Heidi Viens, a blind parent from Colchester, Vermont, have filed suit (case number: 2:14-CV-162) against Scribd, Inc.

National Federation of the Blind Urges Senate to Ratify Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 22, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, today urged the United States Senate to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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