Posted by Amy Mason | 01/03/2017 | Access Technology
Every year on January 4 we celebrate Louis Braille’s birthday because of his invention of the Braille code—the most powerful and successful reading and writing system designed for the blind. Read more The Future of Braille is Refreshing: How the National Federation of the Blind is Making Refreshable Braille Displays Affordable with the Orbit Reader...
Posted by Karl Belanger | 12/06/2016 | Access Technology
It’s been a little over three months since I’ve started using Android as my only mobile platform. In that time, I’ve found a lot of useful apps, tips, and tricks that have only improved my enjoyment of using Android.  If you haven’t read my initial post, I suggest you do so. Read more My Experiences Switching to Android, Part 2: Tips, Tricks, and Lessons Learned...
Posted by Anil Lewis | 11/08/2016 | Access Technology
The National Federation of the Blind is the leader in nonvisual accessibility. We work diligently to assist those in government, education, and the private sector to gain a true understanding that accessibility is not an expensive burden that stifles innovation. Accessibility is an enhancement that makes products and services available and usable by people with disabilities, while simultaneously making the same products and services better and easier to use by everyone. Read more Commitment Is More Than Checking a Box: Uber Fails to Get It...
Posted by Patti Chang | 11/01/2016 | General
As I begin my second career as Director of Outreach for the National Federation of the Blind, I am privileged to work to build our movement by focusing on our fundraising. We need funding to help blind people live the lives we want, and we have an obligation to fundraise on behalf of this organization which has so positively impacted so many people. I thought I would share with you all some tips and tricks. The first tip is to "make the ask." Many people are uncomfortable asking for money. So, the easiest person to ask is yourself. Read more It Starts with Me: Fundraising for the National Federation of the Blind...

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