Category Archives: Maryland

Tactile Graphics in Education & Careers Symposium

From the mailbag: Tactile Graphics in Education and Careers Symposium at the National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute October 11-12, 2018 The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute will host a symposium on the use of tactile graphics … Continue reading

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NFB EQ–A Summer Program for B/VI Teens

From the mailbag: National Federation of the Blind Engineering Quotient (EQ): A Summer Program for Blind and Low-Vision Teens NFB youth programs and academies change lives. You can see how by listening to our parents and students in our Thank … Continue reading

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NFB EQ

From the mailbag . . . Are you interested or know someone who might be interested in pursuing work in science, technology, engineering, or math (STEM) after high school? Do you enjoy investing your talent and energy in solving real-world … Continue reading

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BISM Seeks Summer Employees

From the mailbag: Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) is accepting applications for our Work to Independence and Independence 101 summer staff positions!  We are looking for confident and independent blind individuals who exhibit leadership qualities and enthusiasm.  If … Continue reading

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BISM Summer Camps

From the mailbag: Greetings, Still searching for a fun way to fill your summer?  Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) may have just the thing for you!  This summer, BISM Youth Services is heating up with two comprehensive, residential … Continue reading

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CCSS-Aligned Field Tests Start Soon

From January 2014, Issue 60 of “Imagineering Our Future:” CCSS-Aligned Field Tests Begin in Spring 2014:  Will Your Child Have Access to Accommodations? Beginning in March 2014, over one million students nationwide will participate in field tests aligned to the … Continue reading

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Summer Programs in Maryland

Summer is almost here! Blind\low vision high school and middle school students need something to do! Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) is administering two residential programs for blind\low vision youth in the summer of 2013: Work to Independence … Continue reading

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NFB STEM-X: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to the Extreme

Because science is wicked cool, regardless of how well you see. *** Attention All High School Students: Are you looking for something to spice up your summer plans? If so, NFB STEM-X, the latest National Center for Blind Youth in … Continue reading

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NFB STEM-X Summer Program

Attention All High School Students: Are you looking for something to spice up your summer plans? If so, NFB STEM-X, the latest National Center for Blind Youth in Science (NCBYS) program, is just what you’ve been waiting for! This inquiry-based … Continue reading

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Summer Internships at the NFB

From a mailing list I’m on: Summer Internship Opportunities The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States. With an affiliate in every state, the District of Columbia, … Continue reading

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