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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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Media Advisory: Ray Kurzweil and the National Federation of the Blind to Announce Groundbreaking New Product

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Thursday, January 24, 2008
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Senator Mikulski to Speak at the National Federation of the Blind

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Thursday, January 24, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 24, 2008): Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski will speak at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) on Sunday, January 27, at an event to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Betsy Zaborowski.  Dr.

The Illinois Association of Blind Students and the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois Host Seminar for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Chicago, Illinois (January 24, 2008): The Illinois Association of Blind Students (IABS) and the National Federation of the Blind of Illinois (NFBI) will host a seminar for blind and visually impaired students.  The student seminar, titled “Beyond Barriers,” will take place at Park Inn and Illini Conference Cente

UPS Foundation Delivers Support for Blind Youth Outreach Program

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Tuesday, January 22, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 22, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, a center of excellence run by the blind for the blind, announced today that the UPS Foundation will provide support for the Transition to Independence Project, which provides outreach services to transition-age youth

Governor O’Malley to Speak at the National Federation of the Blind

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Tuesday, January 15, 2008
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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.

Blind Group To Meet in Burlington

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Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Des Moines Iowa, (January 8, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa (NFBI) will be hosting an organizational meeting for blind and interested sighted persons on the current issues and concerns that affect blind people in Burlington and around the state.  The meeting will be held on Saturday, January

National Federation of the Blind Lawsuit Addressing Web Accessibility Will Proceed

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Wednesday, January 2, 2008
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 2, 2008):  The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has denied Target Corporation’s petition for an interlocutory appeal of the District Court’s order granting class action certification to a lawsuit filed against the retailer by the National Federation of the Blind f

Blind Group to Meet in Toms River to Discuss New Opportunities for Blind Ocean County Residents

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Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Toms River, New Jersey (December 26, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey (NFBNJ) will be hosting an organizational meeting for blind and interested sighted persons on the current issues and concerns that affect blind people in Ocean County, Monmouth County, and around the state.  The meetin

White House Announces Appointment of Blind Attorney from Utah to Access Board

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Monday, December 17, 2007

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

The National Federation of the Blind of New York and the Parents of Blind Children of New York to Hold Town Hall Meeting

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Wednesday, December 5, 2007

New York City, New York (December 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of New York State in partnership with the Parents of Blind Children of New York today announced an open forum in the form of a town hall meeting to address the recent and future changes to the administration of services to blind and

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