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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.

Introducing a New Triad Mentoring Model with the Pearson Corporate Disability Mentoring Program

The National Federation of the Blind is an organization of blind people sharing our lived experiences and pioneering strategies with one another in an effort to live the lives we want.

Love Is Love: Supporting Our LGBTQ+ Members and Celebrating Pride Month

Pride Month occurs in the United States to commemorate the Stonewall riots, which happened at the end of June 1969. These riots ignited the gay rights movement. Since then, it has served to amplify LGBTQ+ needs and rights—such as protection against harassment and discrimination—while also recognizing the impact LGBTQ+ people have had in the world.

What Pride Means to Me

Each year in June, the LGBTQ community celebrates Pride Month—a month where we celebrate who we are and what we’ve accomplished.

Health in a Time of Pandemic and Protest

The last few months have been among the toughest our nation has faced—a pandemic that basically necessitated a nationwide shutdown and now widespread demonstrations against racism.