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Nov 19, 2012, 09:15 ET National Federation of the Blind Partners with Santa to Promote Braille Literacy

Once again, Santa has enlisted the help of the elves at the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Jernigan Institute to get Braille letters out to...


Nov 15, 2012, 03:31 ET National Federation of the Blind and Louisiana Tech Launch National Reading Media Assessment

The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States and the leading advocate for Braille...


Nov 02, 2012, 11:14 ET National Federation of the Blind to Run Blind Voter Hotline

The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today announced that it will be...


Oct 23, 2012, 12:06 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Settlement with Free Library of Philadelphia

A lawsuit against the Free Library of Philadelphia filed in May with the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind by four blind...


Oct 11, 2012, 01:19 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Landmark Court Ruling

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today applauded a decision issued on October 10, 2012, by the U.S. District Court for the Southern...


Oct 10, 2012, 09:57 ET National Federation of the Blind Sends Message to America's Teachers

he National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people and the leading advocate for equal access to...


Sep 20, 2012, 05:25 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds Ruling Requiring Equal Pay for Disabled Workers

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for fair wages for workers with disabilities, today applauded a recent ruling by...


Sep 12, 2012, 09:59 ET National Federation of the Blind Congratulates Blind MasterChef Winner

The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States, today congratulated Christine Ha, the ...


Sep 06, 2012, 05:43 ET National Federation of the Blind Comments on New Kindles

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for accessible technology and content, commented today on Amazon's press...


Sep 06, 2012, 04:32 ET Blind People in Michigan to Protest Goodwill's Payment of Subminimum Wages for People with Disabilities

On Saturday, September 8, blind members of the National Federation of the Blind of Michigan will participate in a protest outside of Goodwill...


Aug 30, 2012, 10:22 ET National Federation of the Blind Settles Complaint Against Sacramento Public Library

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the nation's leading advocate for access to information by the blind and other people with print...


Aug 29, 2012, 04:29 ET National Federation of the Blind Collaborates with AccuWeather®

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of the blind in the United States, and its newspaper...


Aug 23, 2012, 04:12 ET National Federation of the Blind Applauds National Council on Disability Report

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for fair wages for workers with disabilities, today applauded the National...


Aug 20, 2012, 02:23 ET Americans with Disabilities to Protest Goodwill's Subminimum Wages

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), one of the oldest and largest organizations of Americans with disabilities, announced today that it,...


Jul 25, 2012, 02:27 ET National Federation of the Blind Launches NFB Project Innovation

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today launched its first-ever NFB Project Innovation as part of its National Center for Blind Youth in...


Jul 05, 2012, 06:00 ET National Federation of the Blind Awards $80,000

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today presented $80,000 in cash awards to individuals and organizations that have made outstanding...


Jul 02, 2012, 04:40 ET National Federation of the Blind Names Casey L. Robertson 2012 Distinguished Educator of Blind Children

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Casey L. Robertson, an itinerant teacher of blind students in Mississippi, as its 2012...


Jul 02, 2012, 04:31 ET National Federation of the Blind Names Catherine E. Mendez 2012 Blind Educator of the Year

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has named Catherine E. Mendez, a teacher in the New York City School District, as its 2012 Blind Educator...


Jun 28, 2012, 10:35 ET 3,000 Blind People to Arrive in Dallas

The following event was announced by the National Federation of the Blind: Event: National Federation of the Blind National Convention Dates: June...


Jun 27, 2012, 03:30 ET National Federation of the Blind Files Complaint Against State Department

The National Federation of the Blind, the oldest and largest organization of the blind in the United States and a leader in the struggle for civil...


Apr 26, 2011, 10:14 ET National Federation of the Blind and Law School Admissions Council Agree to Settlement

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) today announced that it has settled a lawsuit with the Law School Admissions Council, Inc. (LSAC)...


Apr 13, 2011, 10:47 ET National Federation of the Blind: Montgomery County, Maryland Discriminates Against Blind Employee

With the assistance of the National Federation of the Blind, a blind woman who was until recently employed as an information specialist with...


Apr 13, 2011, 08:41 ET Former Senator Chris Dodd to Speak at Fourth Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium

The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) will present the fourth Jacobus tenBroek...


Mar 30, 2011, 11:13 ET McCarran International Airport Discriminates Against Blind Passengers

The National Federation of the Blind and four blind individuals—Alan and Billie Ruth Schlank, Joyce Pratt, and Mark Adreon—who frequently fly or plan ...


Mar 23, 2011, 08:45 ET NFB-NEWSLINE® Adds Five Meredith Magazines to Lineup

The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE®—its free service that provides independent access by print-disabled...