Past NFB BELL Academies

2018 

2017

  • Our students continued to grow their Braille skills with forty-eight NFB BELL Academy sites in thirty-one states.

2016

  • More than three hundred students grew in nonvisual skills and self-confidence at forty-five NFB BELL Academy sites in thirty states.

2015 

2014 

2013 

2012

2011

2010 

2009 

  • After its adoption by the NFB Jernigan Institute, the NFB BELL program was piloted in the summer of 2009. Two affiliates—Maryland and Georgia—hosted the program with great success. Learn more about the 2009 NFB BELL program in the Braille Monitor.

2008 

  • Members of the Maryland affiliate developed the BELL program and ran the program for the first time in the summer of 2008. The program was a great success and was adopted by the NFB Jernigan Institute for further development.