A blind adult examines a Braille book with a young student.
Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 09/27/2017 | Parenting
Once again, the school year is in full swing. No more sleeping late. No more lazy summer days. It’s early to bed, early to rise, and of course once again it’s time to tackle homework. Read more Helpful Hints for Handling Homework...
Posted by Amy Mason | 09/22/2017 | Access Technology
The Access Technology Team of the National Federation of the Blind recently reviewed the new Braille features that Amazon has built into their Fire tablets. Read more Amazon Fire Braille Support: New, Improved, and Still Improving...
The NFB Community Service Division poses for a photo after completing a park cleanup project.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 09/19/2017 | General
Meet the Blind Month is a great time to ramp up outreach and education efforts in our local communities. Read more Tips for Planning a Successful 2017 Meet the Blind Month...
President Mark Riccobono stands at a podium to address the crowd at USDOT's Vision for Safety event.
Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/12/2017 | Access Technology
On September 12, 2017, National Federation of the Blind President Mark Riccobono attended a Vision for Safety event held by the US Department of Transportation to announce new guidelines for autonomous vehicles. Read more President Riccobono Speaks on the Importance of Accessibility in Autonomous Vehicles...
National Federation of the Blind logo
Posted by Mark Riccobono | 09/05/2017 | General
During the past week, many members of the National Federation of the Blind have reached out with offers of support for blind individuals impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Read more National Federation of the Blind Hurricane Harvey Relief Project...
A product image of the BrailleSense Polaris
Posted by Eric Duffy | 08/30/2017 | Access Technology
We received the box, and the battle was on. With three team members, and several other curious folks in the building who are avid Braille users, there was a minor scuffle as the team negotiated for time with the latest bright shiny object. Read more The BrailleSense Polaris — A First-Look Review from the National Federation of the Blind Access Technology Team...

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