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.
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.
High school was when I knew that I wanted to have a guide dog someday.
Every year, especially around Labor Day, we hear reports about the status of our economy and employment.
This year, as usual, the National Federation of the Blind of South Carolina will kick off the fall convention season with its state convention, which starts today in the state’s capital city of Columbia.
On this twenty-ninth anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), members of the National Federation of the Blind celebrate the positive impact this landmark civil rights legislation has had on improving the lives of not only people with disabilities, but all Americans.
ViewPlus is known for its excellent tactile graphics embossers. The Tiger line has been used for years in many different areas, including being the required embosser for on-demand graphics in states with Smarter Balanced standardized testing. The Columbia is the latest embosser from ViewPlus.
The National Federation of the Blind helps me and other blind people live the life we want, and McDonald’s has been a tasty part of my life for decades.
With the help of hundreds of testers, the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) recently completed its second year of rideshare testing to measure whether Uber and Lyft drivers are continuing to deny rides to travelers with service animals.
The SmartVision2 from Irie-AT is a smartphone built from the ground up with accessibility in mind.