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The Orion TI30XS Multiview Talking Scientific Calculator

As with the Orion TI84, the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has teamed up with Texas Instruments to make another very common and popular calculator accessible. This calculator has an extension at the top with three buttons on it for accessing the accessibility functions, as well as a speaker on the back. The TI30 looks much more streamlined than the TI84.

The Orion TI30XS Multiview Talking Scientific Calculator

As with the Orion TI84, the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has teamed up with Texas Instruments to make another very common and popular calculator accessible. This calculator has an extension at the top with three buttons on it for accessing the accessibility functions, as well as a speaker on the back. The TI30 looks much more streamlined than the TI84.

National Federation of the Blind 2016 Summer Internship Program

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams.

We the People

As we gear up for Washington Seminar here at the Jernigan Institute, we field lots of phone calls from you, our dedicated members, asking what you can do to lend a hand. In addition to recruiting members and getting involved in your community, you can help in a big way just by typing your name. That’s right; your name is all you need to do your part.

National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute Research Collaboration: Sunu Band

The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute leads the quest to understand the real problems of blindness and to develop innovative education, technologies, products, and services that help the world's blind to achieve greater independence. Many technology developers have the best intensions when designing that great next product for the blind.

A Letter to the American Council on Education Regarding the State of Our Negotiations and NFB's Plans for Moving Forward

After fourteen months of negotiating with the American Council on Education (ACE), the time has come to seek alternative avenues to secure equal access to electronic instructional materials at institutions of higher education.

The Top Six Ways to Give this Holiday Season

It’s that time of year. The temperature starts to drop, our calendars fill up with holiday party invites, and we scramble to find the best turkey recipes online. It’s also the time of year when the spirit of the season inspires us to give. We know that this time of year is also hectic, so we’ve rounded up the top six ways to donate to the National Federation of the Blind.

Senator Dole Supports Space Available for Veterans with Disabilities

Federationists know that we are working to allow 100 percent service disabled veterans to participate in the military’s Space Available program, which allows active duty and retired military personnel to travel on Department of Defense flights when space is available. This week our cause gained a great champion in Senator Bob Dole.

Small Steps that Lead to Big Changes

Have you ever felt like there's no way one person can make a difference when it comes to influencing a member of Congress? That's how I used to feel before I became part of the collective voice of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB)last year at the annual Washington Seminar.

White Cane Safety Day 2015

White Cane Safety Day 2015 Today is White Cane Safety Day. This important celebration, around which the National Federation of the Blind has built our annual Meet the Blind Month campaign, began in 1964 and is marked each year by a proclamation from the president of the United States.