Blind Teens Fight Challenges in New Documentary

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland (October 25, 2017): Connor wants to be a sponsored skateboarder. Sarah wants to travel the world. Nick dreams of being a rock star. Carina wants to be the first member of her family to graduate high school.

These four teenagers are each trying to achieve their dreams. But they face an additional challenge: they are blind.

Blind Teens Fight Challenges in New Documentary

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Monday, October 16, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland (October 16, 2017): Connor wants to be a sponsored skateboarder. Sarah wants to travel the world. Nick dreams of being a rock star. Carina wants to be the first member of her family to graduate high school.

These four teenagers are each trying to achieve their dreams. But they face an additional challenge: they are blind.

National Federation of the Blind of Texas Commends Congressman Thornberry for Support of Veterans with Disabilities

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Alvin, Texas (August 29, 2016): The National Federation of the Blind of Texas commented today on the inclusion of language that would allow more veterans with disabilities to participate in the Space Available program in the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by Congressman Mac Thornberry, chairman of the House Committee on Armed Services.

National Federation of the Blind of Missouri Comments on Rescission of Minimum Wage for Disabled Workers

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Friday, October 2, 2015

St. Louis, Missouri (October 2, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Missouri commented today on the St. Louis Board of Aldermen’s vote to reinstate an exemption from the city’s minimum wage law for sheltered workshops for people with disabilities.

National Federation of the Blind of Missouri Commends Passage and Signing of Ordinance Ensuring Equal Wages for Workers with Disabilities

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Monday, August 31, 2015

St. Louis, Missouri (August 31, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind of Missouri, the most active advocacy organization of blind people in the state, applauded the St. Louis Board of Aldermen and Mayor Francis Slay for passing and signing an ordinance on Friday that ensures workers with disabilities within the city limits of St.

Critical Funding Shortage Threatens NFB-NEWSLINE® in Vermont

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Milton, Vermont (March 3, 2015):  Due to lack of funding, NFB-NEWSLINE®, a free service from the National Federation of the Blind that provides independent access by blind and print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications, emergency weather alerts, job listings, and TV

Parkville Woman to Receive Award from National Federation of the Blind of Maryland

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Parkville, Maryland (November 4, 2014): Heather Johnson, a Parkville resident and teacher at the Maryland School for the Blind, will receive the 2014 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children Award from the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland during its annual convention later this month.

NFB of MA and Sidecar, Inc. to Collaborate on Accessibility Enhancements to Sidecar Apps for iOS and Android

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Boston, Massachusetts (January 8, 2014): The National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts (NFB of MA), an affiliate of the largest nationwide organization of blind people in America, along with two of its members, Mika Pyyhkala and Kia Yang, are working with ride-sharing application developer Sidecar Tech

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