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Reflections of Gratitude for Eighty Years of the Movement

I originally wrote the below post to Federation leaders for our anniversary which was November 16.

Reflexiones de Gratitud por los Ochenta Años del Movimiento

Originalmente, este mensaje fue embiado a lideres de la Federacion para celebrar nuestro aniversario el lunes 16 de noviembre.

A Vaccine Trial, Discrimination, and Self-Advocacy

As the nation awakened to the realization in mid-March that COVID-19 was about to have a profound effect on our daily lives, I was acutely aware of the consequences of not obeying proper health protocols.

More Than Blindness: My Algebraic Equation

Stepping aside from all the dysfunction happening in this world today, it is apparent how a lot of general thinking in the world works.

Tech Review: The Chameleon 20 Braille Display from APH

The Chameleon 20 is one of two new Braille displays from the American Printing House for the Blind.

Equal Access in Education: An NFB Priority

As schools reopen this fall, some virtually, some in person, and some in a hybridized format, blind students may encounter new and challenging accessibility barriers. Some students already have.

Access Technology Detection as an App Permission: A Possible Solution

“This app would like access to your location.” “This website would like to access the microphone.”

When Assertiveness and Confidence Made All the Difference

I arrived at the LAX airport at approximately 11:15 p.m. and was scheduled to depart on the 12:40 a.m. flight to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Tech Review: The Mantis Q40 Braille Display from APH

Who would win in a boxing match, a mantis or a scorpion? We’re not sure, but the Mantis Q40 Braille display definitely scored big in our latest tech review.

Thirty Years after Covering the Signing of the ADA

Blend in. Stand out. Those were the two seemingly dichotomous goals driving me on July 26, 1990.