National Federation of the Blind to Distribute Freedom Scientific’s JAWS® Training Bundle

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 22, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for access by the blind to information and technology, is pleased to be distributing the Job Access with Speech (JAWS) Training Bundle developed by Freedom Scientific, the manufacturer of the powe

PetSmart Accused of Discrimination Against the Blind in New Civil Suit

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
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Denver, Colorado (April 22, 2015): PetSmart, Inc., which bills itself as the nation’s largest seller of pet food, pet supplies, and pet services in the United States, is accused of violating the rights of blind customers under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), according to a class action lawsuit (Case No.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Passage of Bill Prohibiting Wage Discrimination

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
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Concord, New Hampshire (April 15, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind today applauded the passage of S.B. 47 by the New Hampshire House of Representatives. The bill was unanimously passed by the New Hampshire Senate on March 5.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds DOJ Settlement with edX

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Thursday, April 2, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 2, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by the blind to educational technology,  today applauded a settlement agreement reached b

National Federation of the Blind Supports Massachusetts Commissioner for the Blind

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 27, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind today expressed its support for Massachusetts Commissioner for the Blind Paul Saner and his plan to transition funding into more programs for employment and technology training for the blind. 

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling in Scribd Case

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Friday, March 20, 2015
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Burlington, Vermont (March 20, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for access by the blind to information and technology, today applauded a ruling issued by Judge William K.

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Sachin Dev Pavithran

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Thursday, March 12, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 12, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal access by blind citizens, today congratulated member Sachin Dev Pavithran of Logan, Utah, who has been elected unanimously as chair of the United States Access Board. Mr.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Senator McConnell’s Appointment of Neil Romano to National Council on Disability

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Wednesday, February 4, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 4, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind today applauded the appointment of Neil Romano to the National Council on Disability. Mr. Romano served as Assistant Secretary of Labor for Disability Employment Policy under President George W.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Introduction of Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment Act

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 7, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind Americans, today applauded the introduction of the Transitioning to Integrated and Meaningful Employment (TIME) Act of 2015 (H.R. 188) by Representative Gregg Harper (R-MS).

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