Press Room

We are pleased to serve as a resource for the press on all issues related to our organization and to blindness. For more information or to request an interview with one of our experts, please contact Chris Danielsen, director of public relations, at 410-659-9314, extension 2330 (office), 410-262-1281 (mobile), or

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Press Releases and News Briefs

Below are the most recent press releases and news briefs issued by the National Federation of the Blind.

Blind Bar Applicants in NY and DC Can Take Bar Exam Remotely

Baltimore, Maryland (October 19, 2020): The National Federation of the Blind, America’s civil rights organization of the blind, commended bar admission authorities in New York and the District of Columbia for implementing accommodation procedures that are allowing blind bar candidates to take their licensing examinations remotely, as non-disabled candidates are being permitted to do during the COVID-19 pandemic, but expressed concern that other jurisdictions are not following suit.

National Federation of the Blind and Pearson Announce Agreement to Promote Equal Access to Education

Baltimore, Maryland (October 6, 2020): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for the equal education and employment of the blind, and Pearson, the world’s learning company, have announced a formal agreement to enhance the accessibility of Pearson’s educational products and courses, deepen Pearson’s culture of accessibility, and accelerate the effectiveness of Pearson’s accessibility efforts broadly.

NFB-NEWSLINE® Mobile 3.0 with KNFB Reader Basic Released

The National Federation of the Blind has released version 3.0 of NFB-NEWSLINE® Mobile to the Apple App Store. The brand new, redesigned app not only allows subscribers to access all of the content available through NFB-NEWSLINE from their iPhone, iPad, or other iOS device, but includes a free basic version of the KNFB Reader mobile app.