Posted by Melissa Riccobono | 05/14/2017 | Parenting
I hear, “Wow, you’re amazing! I can’t imagine taking care of one child—let alone three—if I couldn’t see!” To which I say with a smile, “No. I’m just a mom.” Read more Just a Mom...
Posted by Isabel | 05/09/2017 | General, Stories
I was born in Nicaragua. At ten years old, I was forced to leave my country to escape death threats because of my father’s reputation in the military. Read more Isabel Espinales Regains Independence through the National Federation of the Blind...
Posted by Arielle Silverman | 05/01/2017 | General
I have been blind since the day I was born. When people first meet me, they often wonder if I would want a “cure” for my blindness. So, would my life be improved if I could see? Read more To See, or Not to See...
Posted by Ellana Crew | 04/24/2017 | General
I came to the Federation with no cane, having never met another blind person, and having already had three different career ideas shot down by my TBS’s (teachers of blind students) and special educators. Read more Ellana Crew Shares Why She’s a National Federation of the Blind Member...
Posted by Stephanie Eller | 04/17/2017 | General
The National Federation of the Blind has tens of thousands of members and is constantly growing. It is no surprise, then, that there are a myriad of reasons why people become and remain members of the National Federation of the Blind. Read more Why Are You a Federationist?...
Posted by Seth Lamkin | 04/06/2017 | Education, General
Far too often blind youth are not provided with the same opportunities as their sighted peers to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) subjects. Read more 2017 National Federation of the Blind Youth Slam...

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