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

Largest Newspaper Service for the Blind Gets Even Larger

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Tuesday, May 1, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 1, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind announced today the addition of the 250th newspaper, the Wilmington News Journal, to NFB-NEWSLINE®, the largest electronic newspaper service for blind and disabled persons in the world.  This free service allows those who cannot read conventional newsprint due to a physical disability to

National Federation of the Blind to Present Third Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 13, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) will present the third Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium on April 15–16, 2010, at the NFB Jernigan Institute in Baltimore.  The symposium, entitled “Equality, Difference, and The Right to Live in the World” and named for NFB

National Federation of the Blind to Hold THE CANE EVENT

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Monday, April 26, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (April 26, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) will host THE CANE EVENT on May 1, 2010, at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute in the Federal Hill area of Baltimore.  The event will commemorate the NFB’s seventieth anniversary.  More than three hundred friend

Blind College Students in Maryland Will Have Textbooks on Time

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Tuesday, May 8, 2007
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Annapolis, Maryland (May 8, 2007): Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed legislation today that will ensure that blind college and graduate students in the state will have timely access to textbooks and course materials in a format they can use.  The legislation, passed at the urging of the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland, provides for textbooks to be converted into an electroni

National Federation of the Blind Participates in Campaign to Raise Awareness of Type 2 Diabetes Complications

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Friday, June 1, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (June 1, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind, along with several other groups that advocate on behalf of diabetics, launched a nationwide informational campaign designed to raise awareness of the complications of diabetes, including vision loss.  Unveiled in April, the campaign aims to help diabetics manage their diabetes effectively even while experienc

NFB President Marc Maurer to Receive Honorary Doctorate from University of South Carolina Upstate

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Monday, May 3, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (May 3, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that its president, Dr.

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