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Open Letter of Apology from President Riccobono

Content warning: the following letter addresses sensitive topics regarding sexual misconduct and violence. Dear Fellow Federationists:

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.