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Coming Together During COVID-19: Concerns and Connections

As the COVID-19 emergency continues to spread across the country, everyone is experiencing some level of uncertainty and disruption in daily life.

Don’t Be a Barrier: Be Accessible NOW

The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted many educational institutions to implement protocols for remote learning as a viable alternative to closing their doors altogether.

Instilling the Love of Reading

Everyone has a different journey when it comes to reading. Brittany’s journey began with her father. Every night the two would take turns reading a page out of a book. My journey began with my TVI in elementary school.

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.

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.

Becoming a Federationist: My Scholarship Journey

Prior to my experience as a scholarship finalist, I was only familiar with the National Federation of the Blind through communications with several friends of mine.

Chemistry for Christmas

On December 12, I wrote a letter to fifty of the country’s top chemistry programs with American Chemical Society membership to alert the universities to accessibility barriers perpetuated by the American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Education Examinations Institute (ACS Exams).

What Being a Scholarship Finalist Taught Me

I never thought I would be selected as a scholarship finalist, but I can say, without hesitation, that the experience changed my life.

A Preliminary Victory for Blind Students

Last summer, I wrote about actions by the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights that substantively curtailed the rights of students and of organizations like the National Federation of the Blind to seek remedies for discrimination by colleges and universities.