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Aira’s Changes and Plans for the Future

Many of us know about Aira, a company that harnesses a telephone with a camera, trained agents, and a number of computerized tools to enhance the lives of blind people.

The Shoe Fits: #RunForNFB Fundraiser

I am Terri Rupp, wife to Aaron, mom to Marley and Jackson, a marathon runner, and a lover of books, fresh air, good food, and quality time with family and friends.

Parenting While Blind

Since the day I became blind, I always had a fear of being a blind parent.

12 Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season

Happy Holidays from the National Federation of the Blind. Whether it’s for a wish list to Santa or a special gift for a blind friend or family member, you’ve come to the right place.

Accessible Gaming: AudioWizards Review

Nonvisual accessibility in gaming has been a popular topic this year. Menu narration is becoming more prevalent in games like Madden NFL 20, Mortal Kombat 11, and Gears of War V, and developers are finally starting to think about how to make games playable by a wider audience.

Treading Carefully with New Blindness Drama, See

A fantasy world in which everyone is blind, but also strong, capable, dynamic. It sounds amazing. It’s a show that is being launched today through Apple Inc.’s new TV streaming service, Apple TV+ — a new original drama entitled See.

Resilience, Authenticity, and Gratitude: From South America to Duke Business School

I had a somewhat typical childhood growing up in Cartagena, Columbia, a port city on the Caribbean Sea, except that I was not allowed to attend school because of my blindness.

UNO Braille and the Importance of Inclusive Play

Over the course of my fifteen years in the classroom, first teaching kindergarten and most recently first grade, I have developed a deep appreciation for how much learning children accomplish through play.

Ashley and Fuller: A Guide Dog Story

High school was when I knew that I wanted to have a guide dog someday.

Shout Out to the Forgotten Laborers

Every year, especially around Labor Day, we hear reports about the status of our economy and employment.