Close up of hands on a Braille display
Posted by Amy Mason | 08/28/2017 | Access Technology
Refreshable Braille displays are undergoing a renaissance. New devices with many different form factors, price points, and features are either on the market, or on their way. Read more The State of Refreshable Braille Support — Summer 2017...
Posted by Patti Chang | 08/21/2017 | General, Stories
"Attending the convention has changed me in many ways. For the first time in my life, I did not feel self-conscious or different. For the first time in my life, I feel like I am part of a big family that really cares." - Ayoub Zurikat, 2017 Read more From Timid to Bold: Reflections on Newcomers to National Convention...
Hands feel a copy of Getting a Feel for Eclipses.
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 08/15/2017 | General
While some scientists at Harvard are working to turn light into sound by way of an Arduino, you don’t have to get so high-tech to experience the solar eclipse that will occur on August 21. Read more Experiencing the 2017 Eclipse Nonvisually...
Posted by Eric Duffy | 06/18/2017 | General, Parenting
I am from a family of eight. I have four brothers and three sisters, and I am next to the youngest. From an early age I knew that I wanted to have a wife and children. Read more The National Federation of the Blind Helped Eric Duffy Know That He Could Be a Blind Dad...
Posted by Bobbi Pompey | 06/05/2017 | Employment, General
With the unemployment rate for the blind hovering around 70 percent, the National Federation of the Blind Employment Committee is dedicated to providing resources and information to help the blind become gainfully employed. Read more Be the STAR of Your Story: Using Your Past Experiences to Excel in Interviews...
Posted by Gary Wunder | 05/23/2017 | General, Stories
One frequent topic of discussion in the National Federation of the Blind is why we joined, when we joined, and those things that pushed us towards and away from the organization. Read more How Love Convinced Gary Wunder to Join the National Federation of the Blind...

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