National Federation of the Blind Applauds Transmission of Marrakesh Treaty for Ratification

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 10, 2016): The National Federation of the Blind today applauded President Obama's transmission of the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled to the United States Senate for ratification, and urged the Senate to act immediately to ratify the treaty.

National Federation of the Blind and Disability Advocates Charge Federal Health Agency with Civil Rights Violations

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Springfield, Massachusetts (February 10, 2016): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and individual plaintiffs Juan Figueroa, Derek Manners, and Martti Mallinen announced the filing of a major federal lawsuit today in US District Court, District of Massachusetts, Western Division.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Affirmation of Ruling on Access to Absentee Ballots

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 9, 2016): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for equal access to voting by the blind, today applauded a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Judicial Circuit. The ruling in National Federation of the Blind et al. vs. Linda H. Lamone et al.

National Federation of the Blind Launches Registration for Worldwide Blindness Conferences

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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 12, 2016): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the World Blind Union (WBU) and the International Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) Joint Assembly.

KNFB Reader Wins AppleVis Golden Apple Award

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Monday, January 4, 2016
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 4, 2016): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that KNFB Reader has been chosen by the AppleVis community as the winner of the Best Assistive iOS App of the year for the second year in a row. AppleVis Golden Apple Awards are awarded by community votes to developers in recognition of excellence in iOS apps.

National Federation of the Blind Announces Winners of 2015 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest

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Monday, December 14, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 14, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, is proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest. The NFB administered the Onkyo Braille Essay Contest on behalf of the North American/Caribbean Region of the World Blind Union.

NFB-NEWSLINE® Releases iOS Mobile App Version 2.1

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Wednesday, December 2, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 2, 2015): NFB-NEWSLINE® continues to expand the functionality of its free news and information service with the release of NFB-NEWSLINE® Mobile iOS app version 2.1, a free app for the blind and print-disabled.

KNFB Reader Integrated with Dropbox, Available for Android

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Friday, November 20, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 20, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), in conjunction with Sensotec NV, is pleased to announce that the KNFB Reader is now available for Android devices.

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