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A group photo of last years NFB national scholarship winners! We just announced the 2018 finalists!

Upcoming Events

2018 BELL Academy Applications Available Now

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy teaches children Braille, nonvisual blindness skills, and independent living skills through crafts, games, and engaging instruction. To learn more about NFB BELL Academy and to apply please visit http://stage.nfb.org/bell-academy.

2018 National Convention

Tuesday, July 3—Sunday, July 8, 2018

The NFB National Convention is the seminal annual event of our organization. Important decisions are made, memorable speeches are given, and new friendships are grown. More information about the 2018 National Convention is available on the National Convention page.

What's New

Latest Nation's Blind Podcast: 2018 National Convention

The latest Nation's Blind Podcast is all about our upcoming convention. Listen to this month's episode for our top twelve tips and favorite convention memories.  

Disturbing Developments at the Department of Education

On May 31, the National Federation of the Blind, along with the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, filed suit against the U.S. Department of Education. Read more from NFB President Mark Riccobono in our latest blog post.

What’s That? The Art of Bird Listening

Check out this blog post about how one member was enchanted by the art of bird listening and then became a "real-life, visually impaired birder."

KNFB Reader Version 3.0 for iOS Now Available

KNFB Reader 3.0 now reads e-books and documents in the ePub format, as well as PDFs. The app is also customizable, so that people with different reading needs can tailor its settings. Now able to recognize and read documents in more than thirty languages, KNFB Reader 3.0 is a comprehensive reading solution for people who are blind or who have low vision, dyslexia, or other reading differences. You can purchase KNFB Reader from the Apple App Store.


KNFB Reader App IconDiscover what KNFB Reader can do for you. Learn more or download the app now.


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