Living the Life You Want

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. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

The NFBGA's Tales from the Tip

The Awesome Foundation Awards the NFB of Georgia $1000

On August 19th, President Scott, along with treasurer Nata Watkins and Board member Patrice Lewis, attended an Awesome Hour, the Awesome Foundation for the arts monthly meet-up.

National Federation of the Blind Applauds Government Guidance on the Rights of Parents with Disabilities

Baltimore, Maryland (August 11, 2015):

Dan’s Newsline® Testimonial

Friends and colleagues, I am very excited about our new blog. Because of my long-standing commitment to our NFB Newsline program, sponsored here in Georgia by the Public Service Commission, I thought I would post an article here which came across my desk from Colorado.

National Federation of the Blind Achieves GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

Orlando, Florida (July 8, 2015): As part of the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind Americans, members and supporters of the NFB have set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for largest umbrella mosaic. Two thousand four hundred and eighty individuals simultaneously raised umbrellas to create the image of the National Federation of the Blind icon and the organization’s tagline, “Live the life you want.” The National Federation of the Blind record title attempt took place at 7 a.m. today in the rear surface parking lot of the Rosen Centre Hotel located at 9840 International Drive in Orlando.

Introducing Tales From The Tip: A New NFBGA Blog Series

Garrick Scott

NFB-NEWSLINE Adds Talking Book Topics and Braille Book Review

Baltimore, Maryland (June 8, 2015): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce the addition of two new bimonthly publications to the NFB-NEWSLINE service: Talking Book Topics and Braille Book Review. These are published by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress (NLS).