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

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Monday, November 15, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 15, 2010):  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 Bill to Create Work Incentives and Opportunity

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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
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Washington, D.C. (October 16, 2007):  Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) has introduced legislation designed to help blind persons receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) to return to work.  The Blind Persons Earnings Fairness Act of 2007 (H.R.

National Federation of the Blind Announces Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards

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Wednesday, November 17, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 17, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind today announced that applications are now being accepted for the 2011 Dr.

National Association of Guide Dog Users Comments on Silent Hybrid Cars

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Thursday, October 25, 2007
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Somerset, Massachusetts (October 25, 2007): The National Association of Guide Dog Users (NAGDU), a division of the National Federation of the Blind, commented today on the purchase of hybrid cars by guide dog schools in order to train their guide dog teams. 

National Federation of the Blind Commends Senate for Passage of Safety Legislation

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Friday, December 10, 2010
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Washington, D.C. (December 10, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind today commended the United States Senate for passing the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S. 841), which will protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury as a result of silent vehicle technology. 

National Federation of the Blind to Hold Symposium on Disability Law

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Wednesday, November 14, 2007
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 14, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute will gather leading scholars and practitioners in the field of disability law at a symposium to be held April 10–11, 2008.  The symposium, “Disability Law: From tenBroek to the Twenty-first Century,” will examine the current status of both American and international disability law and will act

New Job Listings on NFB-NEWSLINE® Create Access and Employment Opportunities for Blind and Print-Disabled Americans

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Monday, December 13, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 13, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s oldest and largest organization of the blind, is pleased to announce that a revolutionary new feature has been added to NFB-NEWSLINE®, the free audible information service for the blind and others who can

National Federation of the Blind Commends House for Passage of Safety Legislation

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Thursday, December 16, 2010
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Washington, D.C. (December 16, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act (S. 841), which will protect the blind and other pedestrians from injury as a result of silent vehicle technology. 

National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa Claus to Support Braille Literacy

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Monday, November 19, 2007
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North Pole (November 19, 2007): Once again, Santa Claus has enlisted the help of the National Federation of the Blind to respond to letters from young Braille readers.  Blind children who wish to send Braille letters to Santa can submit their letters to the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute, which will then Braille Santa’s response.

The National Federation of the Blind and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Partner to Offer More Choice and Access to Print-Disabled Americans

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Monday, December 20, 2010
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 20, 2010): NFB-NEWSLINE®, a free audible newspaper service for blind and print-disabled people, and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress (NLS) today announced the launch of an exciting new access method, the NFB-

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