National Federation of the Blind Commends Apple for Including VoiceOver on iPad

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Thursday, January 28, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 28, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s leading consumer organization of blind persons, today commended Apple Inc.

Federal Judge Orders the National Conference of Bar Examiners to Provide Individualized Testing Accommodations to Blind Law School Graduate

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Friday, February 5, 2010
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San Francisco, California (February 5, 2010):  A federal court has ruled that the National Conference of Bar Examiners (NCBE) will cause a blind law school graduate irreparable harm unless it provides her the technology-based testing accommodations she needs to take two exams required to become a member of the S

National Federation of the Blind Nonvisual Accessibility Web Certification Granted to Target.com

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Tuesday, February 9, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (February 9, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, has awarded the Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to Target.com.  The NFB applauds Target’s commitment to ensuring equal access to its Web site to blind consume

National Federation of the Blind Supports Google Settlement in Court

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Thursday, February 18, 2010
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NEW YORK CITY (February 18, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind, which has led the fight for the equality of blind Americans for nearly seventy years, expressed support for the proposed settlement between Google and authors and publishers today in a hearing before Judge Denny Chin in the Federal District

National Federation of the Blind Announces March Drive for Imaginators

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Monday, March 8, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 8, 2010): With five months remaining in the first phase of the National Federation of the Blind’s Race for Independence, Imagination Fund Chairman Parnell Diggs today urged affiliates to sign up as many of their members as possible by March 31.

National Federation of the Blind’s Newspaper Service Now Offers More Digital Talking Book Player Compatibility

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Tuesday, March 9, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (March 9, 2010): NFB-NEWSLINE®, a free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications and TV listings, is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE® In Your Pocket is now compatible with two more digital talki

Free Service Makes Newspapers Accessible to Blind and Visually Impaired Delaware Residents

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Wednesday, April 25, 2007
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Dover, Delaware (April 25, 2007): Beginning today, blind and visually impaired Delaware residents will be able to enjoy 250 newspapers, including one local Delaware newspaper, through a service called NFB-NEWSLINE®.  The service makes content from participating newspapers and magazines accessible on-demand by touch-tone phone twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

National Federation of the Blind and Blackboard to Demonstrate New Accessibility Features at CSUN

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Thursday, March 25, 2010
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San Diego, California (March 25, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for equal education for blind students, and Blackboard Inc., will present and demonstrate the new accessibility features of the Blackboard Learn™ platform at the California State University, Northrid

NFB-NEWSLINE® Delivers Three Million Minutes of News in March

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Friday, April 9, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 9, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE®—its free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications and TV listings—delivered a record-setting three million minutes

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