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

Release Date: 
Monday, December 13, 2010
Category: 

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

Release Date: 
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Category: 

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

Release Date: 
Monday, November 19, 2007
Category: 

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

Release Date: 
Monday, December 20, 2010
Category: 

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-

National Federation of the Blind Announces Winners of 2010 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest

Release Date: 
Monday, December 20, 2010
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (December 20, 2010): 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 2010 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest.  The NFB administered the Onkyo Braille Literacy Essay Contest in the U.S.

National Federation of the Blind Receives 2007 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award

Release Date: 
Wednesday, November 21, 2007
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (November 21, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, was awarded a 2007 Mayor’s Business Recognition Award for civic leadership and outstanding community service on November 20.  The NFB was honored for the innovative Youth Slam program, which took place at Johns Hopkins University in July.

National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Blind Driver Challenge™ VIPs

Release Date: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (December 21, 2010): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today congratulated the ten Blind Driver Challenge™ VIPs who have been awarded trips to the public debut of a vehicle equipped with a nonvisual

National Federation of the Blind to Award $100,000

Release Date: 
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (December 5, 2007): The National Federation of the Blind today launched the Dr. Jacob Bolotin Award Program.  Beginning in 2008, the National Federation of the Blind will present cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions toward achieving the full integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality. 

National Federation of the Blind Celebrates Read Across America

Release Date: 
Monday, February 27, 2012
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (February 27, 2012): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Braille literacy, will celebrate Read A

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Blind Woman’s Right to Use Technology to Take Professional Examinations

Release Date: 
Wednesday, January 5, 2011
Category: 

Baltimore, Maryland (January 5, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, today applauded a federal appellate court ruling affirming the right of a blind California woman to use screen access technology to take professional examinations req

Pages

Subscribe to National