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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 of Georgia Holds 34th Annual State Convention

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Friday, October 5, 2007

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

Court Ruling Says California Disabled Rights Law Applies to the Web

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Wednesday, October 3, 2007
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San Francisco, California (October 2, 2007): A federal district court judge issued two landmark decisions today in a nationwide class action against Target Corporation.  First, the court certified the case as a class action on behalf of blind Internet users throughout the country under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).   Second, the court held that Web sites such as targ

National Federation of the Blind of Arkansas to Hold Annual State Convention

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Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Hot Springs, Arkansas (September 19, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Arkansas, 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, September 21, to Saturday, September 22.  The con

National Federation of the Blind to Conduct Conference for Rehabilitation Professionals

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 12, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading organization of blind consumers, will host a two-and-a-half-day national training conference for residential rehabilitation centers for the blind.  The theme of the conference is “Dare to Be Remarkable!”  In both plenary and breakout sessions, presenters will focus on the fundamental chara

Free Newspapers and TV Listings Accessible to Blind and Visually Impaired Kansas Residents

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Wednesday, September 12, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (September 12, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading organization of blind consumers, will host a two-and-a-half-day national training conference for residential rehabilitation centers for the blind.  The theme of the conference is “Dare to Be Remarkable!”  In both plenary and breakout sessions, presenters will focus on the fundamental chara

National Federation of the Blind of Arizona to Hold 61st Annual State Convention

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Tempe, Arizona (September 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Arizona, 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, September 7 to Sunday, September 9.  The convention will t

National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky to Hold Sixtieth Annual State Convention

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Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Lake Barkley, Kentucky (September 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Kentucky, 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, September 7, to Sunday, September 9.  The convent

Dayton Daily News Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

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Friday, August 24, 2007

Dayton, Ohio (August 24, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind of Ohio is pleased to announce the addition of the Dayton Daily News to a service for blind and disabled readers in Ohio.  These readers will now have access to another reputable source for local daily news through NFB-NEWSLINE®

Innovative New Nonvisual Teaching Techniques to be Unveiled at Youth Slam

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Monday, July 30, 2007
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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

Future Blind Scientists Unite in Baltimore

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Monday, July 23, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (July 23, 2007): Katie Colton, 15, of Park City, Utah, is passionate about science; she has wanted to be a meteorologist since she was in the fourth grade.  “Studying meteorology is great, but what I really want to do is get some hands-on experience,” she says.

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