Release Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018Category: NationalBaltimore, Maryland (February 6, 2018): The National Federation of the Blind, the nation’s oldest and largest organization of blind people, commends United Airlines for announcing that there will be no changes to its policies regarding travelers with dog guides and other service animals, as opposed to animals that may fit other categories.Read more about National Federation of the Blind Applauds United Airlines for Prudent Service Animal Policy
National Federation of the Blind Celebrates Opening of Tactile Photography Exhibit
Release Date: Thursday, January 25, 2018Category: NationalMembers of the National Federation of the Blind will host a reception at the Newseum to honor the fiftieth anniversary of the Tet Offensive and celebrate a new exhibit, “The Marines and Tet: The Battle that Changed the Vietnam War.” This reception will honor John Olson’s work in the development of taRead more about National Federation of the Blind Celebrates Opening of Tactile Photography Exhibit
National Federation of the Blind Statement on Delta’s New Service Animal Policy
Release Date: Tuesday, January 23, 2018Category: NationalBaltimore, Maryland: (January 23, 2018): The National Federation of the Blind stated the following with regard to the new service and support animal policy announced by Delta Air Lines on January 19:Read more about National Federation of the Blind Statement on Delta’s New Service Animal Policy
NFB President Receives Automotive Innovation Award
Release Date: Monday, January 22, 2018Category: NationalBaltimore, Maryland (January 22, 2018): Mark A. Riccobono, President of the National Federation of the Blind, has received one of the inaugural Autos2050SM awards. The awards are being presented by the Auto Alliance and the Alliance for Transportation Innovation.Read more about NFB President Receives Automotive Innovation Award
The Power of the Run Dialog for Accessing Things Quickly
The Run dialog has been around in Windows since the days of Windows 95, and can be accessed using the keyboard shortcut Windows+R.
Leveraging Technology to Achieve Greater Braille Literacy
I am fond of a blog post entitled Braille Is Not Dead (So Stop Trying to Kill It). The author articulately and systematically discusses the reasons why Braille remains critically important now and into the future
Braille Opens Doors Previously Closed
As a child words meant everything to me. I loved to hear people talk and tell stories. One of the things I liked the best was when people read, but exactly what they were doing both perplexed and amazed me.
Braille Literacy: Success for Everyone
My son Nicholas was born into this world with a bit of difficulty to say the least. The hows and whys are not as important as the journey that Nicholas and my family have been on since April 2006.
What I Learned at NFB Youth Slam
I am Camryn Gattuso, fifteen years old, and a sophomore at Tuslaw High School in Massillon, Ohio. I have been totally blind since birth and have been educated in a typical public school.
Do You Dream in Color? Highlights the Struggles Blind Students Face
I was twenty-two years old when I was diagnosed as legally blind and received my first white cane. I had earned an undergraduate degree from a reputable university in Chicago and worked in a publishing company inputting data corrections,