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National Federation of the Blind press releases

National Federation of the Blind: Workforce Investment Act Sabotages Rehabilitation Act

Baltimore, Maryland (July 29, 2013): The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people, expressed its strong opposition to changes to the Rehabilitation Act contained in the proposed Workforce Investment Act (S.1356), which has been introduced in the United States Senate and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (

Cape Cod Times Now Available on NFB-NEWSLINE®

Hyannis, Massachusetts (December 4, 2006): The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce the addition of the Cape Cod Times to a service for blind and disabled readers in Massachusetts. These readers will now have access to another reputable source for local, daily news through NFB-NEWSLINE®.

Michael Hingson to Serve as National Ambassador for Braille Literacy

Baltimore, Maryland (November 24, 2008): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation’s leading advocate for Braille literacy, announced today that Michael Hingson, World Trade Center survivor and internationally acclaimed public speaker, will serve as a National Ambassador for Braille literacy. 

Blind Man to Take to the Road at Daytona International Speedway

Baltimore, Maryland (January 28, 2011): The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the nation, announced today that Mark Anthony Riccobono, a blind executive who directs technology, research, and education programs for the organization, will be the first bl