National Federation of the Blind Announces Winners of 2014 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 17, 2014): 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 2014 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest.

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2015 Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 10, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Dr.

National Federation of the Blind Urges Senate Passage of ABLE Act

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Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 4, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading organization of blind Americans,  today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act yesterday, and urged the United States Senate to pass the legislation as quickly as possible

Cardtronics Establishes Accessibility Center of Excellence

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Monday, November 24, 2014
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HOUSTON, Nov. 24, 2014 – Cardtronics Inc., the world’s largest retail ATM owner, today announced the establishment of the Cardtronics Accessibility Center of Excellence.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Department of Justice Settlement with Peapod

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Friday, November 21, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 21, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind commented today on a settlement agreement reached between the Department of Justice and Ahold USA Inc. and Peapod LLC., the owners and operators of Peapod.com, a popular online grocery delivery service.

National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Literacy

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Monday, November 17, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 17, 2014):  Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to hundreds of blind boys and girls this Christmas season. 

National Federation of the Blind Praises Social Security Class Action Settlement

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 11, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind commented today on a settlement agreement resolving a class action on behalf of employees of the Social Security Administration (SSA) with targeted disabilities.

EBAY AND THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND TEAM TO OPTIMIZE ACCESSIBILITY OF SITE, APPS

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Thursday, June 12, 2014
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eBay has teamed with The National Federation of the Blind in a Web 2.0 Sustainable Accessibility Partnership Agreement that will enhance the accessibility of eBay’s website and mobile applications.

National Federation of the Blind and Maricopa Community College District Resolve Litigation

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Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Phoenix, Arizona (October 23, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind today announced an agreement with the Maricopa Community College District (MCCD) and Mesa Community College resolving litigation brought by the Federation in 2012.

National Federation of the Blind Announces Release of Unified English Braille Version of The McDuffy Braille Reader

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 14, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind announced today the release of a new version of The McDuffy Reader: A Braille Primer for Adults by Sharon L. Monthei, which is designed to guide students through the Unified English Braille (UEB) code.

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