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Love Conquers Hate: An Open Letter to the Members of the National Federation of the Blind

I write this message to you as the elected President of the National Federation of the Blind. I also write it to you as an American who is struggling this week. I call upon members of our organization to recognize the solidarity we share as blind people and that the value we place on love within our movement is needed more today than at any other time in our history.

Braille and Me

“Well, Bob,” said Melody, my Braille instructor. She stood up, small and frail. “We’re done!”

Gratitude for the Women of the Movement

Growing up, I tried many different sports and hobbies: soccer, tee ball, swim team, drama club, dance classes, and 4-H. I even tried my hand at piano for a number of years.

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.

Time to Be Counted

Members of the National Federation of the Blind are used to standing up and being counted, but in 2020 we and our fellow Americans are being asked to do this in a quite literal way.

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.

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.