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

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Monday, November 16, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 16, 2009): 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 Announces Second Teacher of Tomorrow Class

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Thursday, October 13, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (October 13, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people, today announced the 2011 class for its NFB Teacher of Tomorrow program.  This program provides participants an opportunity to enhance their educational experience by learning a

National Federation of the Blind Commends Parties to Google Settlement

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 18, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind today commended Google, the Association of American Publishers, and the Authors Guild for retaining important provisions in the amended settlement relating to the Google Books project that will allow people who are blind or have other print disabilities to access the books that Google makes available to the public.

National Federation of the Blind Commends University of Illinois for Commitment to Accessible E-book Technology

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Thursday, November 19, 2009
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Champaign, Illinois (November 19, 2009): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind Americans and a leading advocate for accessible e-book technology, today applauded the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for publicly announcing its commitment to purchasing e-book technology that can be used by the blind and others with print disabilities.

National Federation of the Blind Launches Bid for Excellence

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Tuesday, November 1, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 1, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today launched its first national online auction, the Bid for Excellence.  The Bid for Excellence is not only a chance to bid on fabulous items but also an

National Federation of the Blind Teams with Chevrolet and GM to Incorporate a Safe Sound Alert for Electric Vehicles and Hybrids

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009
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DETROIT – Chevrolet, General Motors and the National Federation of the Blind are cooperating to identify a safe level of sound to alert the blind and other pedestrians to the presence of near silent-running electric and hybrid vehicles.

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

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Monday, November 14, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (November 14, 2011):  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 Urges Swift Action on Recommendations for Accessible Higher Education Materials

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Tuesday, December 13, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 13, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) commented today on the recently released final report of the Advisory Commission on Accessible Instructional Materials in Postsecondary Edu

National Federation of the Blind Announces Winners of 2011 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011
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Baltimore, Maryland (December 14 , 2011): 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 2011 Onkyo Braille Essay Contest.  The NFB administered the Onkyo Braille Literacy Essay Contest in the U.S.

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