National Federation of the Blind Nonvisual Accessibility Web Certification Granted to GE

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Thursday, October 1, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 1, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, has granted Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to GE. The NFB applauds GE’s continued commitment to ensuring equal access to its Web site for blind consumers and commends GE’s sustained leadership in Web accessibility.

National Federation of the Blind Nonvisual Accessibility Web Certification Granted to GE

Release Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 1, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Internet access by blind Americans, has granted Gold Level NFB-NVA Certification to GE. The NFB applauds GE’s continued commitment to ensuring equal access to its Web site for blind consumers and commends GE’s sustained leadership in Web accessibility.

Blindness Organizations and Arizona State University Resolve Litigation Over Kindle

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Monday, January 11, 2010
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Phoenix, Arizona (January 11, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the American Council of the Blind (ACB), and Arizona State University (ASU), today announced a settlement agreement resolving litigation filed by NFB and ACB against the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) and ASU.

National Federation of the Blind Commends Justice Department on Kindle Settlements

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Thursday, January 14, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 14, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today commended the United States Department of Justice for reaching settlements with three universities regarding use of the Kindle DX reading device in the classroom.   The settlements with Reed College of Portland, Oregon; Pace

National Federation of the Blind Announces 2010 Race for Independence

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Tuesday, January 19, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (January 19, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced the 2010 Race for Independence, a fundraising effort focused on improving access to technology by blind Americans and supporting other NFB

President of the National Federation of the Blind Addresses Staff at Library of Congress

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Thursday, January 21, 2010
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Washington, D.C. (January 21, 2010): Dr. Marc Maurer, President of the National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, addressed staff at the Library of Congress today.  Dr.

U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky Introduces Technology Bill of Rights for the Blind

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010
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Washington, DC (January 27, 2010): Representative Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) today introduced the Technology Bill of Rights for the Blind (H.R.

Senators Dodd and McCain Introduce Blind Persons Return to Work Act

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Thursday, January 28, 2010
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Washington, D.C. (January 28, 2010): Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) today introduced the Blind Persons Return to Work Act of 2010 (S.

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

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