Category Archives: From the mailbag

BLIND, Inc. STYLE 2018

From the mailbag: Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc.                                      Summer Transition Youth Learning Experience (STYLE) 2018                                      … Continue reading

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B/VI Folks: Improve the IRS by Joining the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel

So–this is a bit random, but it occurred to me that B/VI adults would be fantastic at this and may not know that this volunteer opportunity exists.  Since I’m all about raising visibility of how capable B/VI people are, I’m … Continue reading

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2018 MouseHole Scholarships Now Open

From the mail bag: 2018 Mouse Hole Scholarships sponsored by Blind Mice inc Welcome to a dream come true! The Mouse Hole Scholarship Program began as a dream in 2000. It became a reality in 2004 with the first scholarships … Continue reading

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Online Survey: Precision Medicine Research

From the mail bag: Invitation letter Spanish: to read this invitation letter in Spanish, go to this link We are a team of researchers from Columbia University Medical Center in New York. We are conducting an online survey. The topic … Continue reading

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ETS Research Study

Are you 18+, visually impaired, and need to take the GRE?  Read on: From the mailbag: Educational Testing Service (ETS) is seeking blind and low vision adults 18 years or older who are currently in their senior year of undergraduate … Continue reading

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BELL Comes to Kansas!

I am BEYOND EXCITED to share that the NFB’s BELL Program is finally coming to Kansas this year!  I’ve pasted the email I received regarding the program below. FROM THE MAILBAG: The National Federation of the Blind of Kansas is … Continue reading

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Blind Inc Buddy Program 2017

From the mailbag: Blindness: Learning In New Dimensions (BLIND), Inc. Buddy Program 2017: Come to gain blindness skills, and leave with lifelong friends! Apply today to the 2017 Buddy Program, a summer program for all blind/low vision students ages 9-13! … Continue reading

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#HowEyeSeeIt #Howoffensivecanyouget?

Wow. Every time I think I’ve seen the depths of misguided ableism, I’m amazed by a new low.  This latest one–#HowEyeSeeIt–really?  Seriously???  You have to be effing kidding me.  You think that blundering around for a minute with a blindfold … Continue reading

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NFB 2016 Scholarship Deadline Approaches

From the mailbag: National Federation of the Blind 2016 Scholarship Program http://www.nfb.org/scholarships Deadline: March 31, 2016 Are you a legally blind college student living in the United States or Puerto Rico? This annual program offers 30 scholarships worth from $3,000 … Continue reading

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New List-Servs

From the mailbag: I am pleased to be able to announce three new lists here on nfbnet.org. They are for the Pennsylvania Association of Blind Students, PABS; the Miami Valley Chapter of the NFB of Ohio, NFBMV; and CHANT, The … Continue reading

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