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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.

Ashley and Fuller: A Guide Dog Story

High school was when I knew that I wanted to have a guide dog someday.

Shout Out to the Forgotten Laborers

Every year, especially around Labor Day, we hear reports about the status of our economy and employment.

Happy 75th to the NFB of South Carolina

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.

Celebrating Twenty-Nine Years of the ADA

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.

The ViewPlus Columbia Embosser: A Solid Choice for the Home User

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.

We're Not Lovin' It!

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.

Uber and Lyft Still Denying Rides to Those with Service Animals

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: A Smartphone Made Easy

The SmartVision2 from Irie-AT is a smartphone built from the ground up with accessibility in mind.

Partnering and the Development of Innovative Technology

The National Federation of the Blind is committed to participating in forums like the M-Enabling Summit that foster independence through accessible technology and design.