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Senior Retreat 2018

From the mailbag: SENIOR RETREAT 2018 Learn to Live the Life You Want Learn from experienced blind instructors techniques and skills of blindness to enhance your quality of life. Become empowered­ remain independent and actively engage in hobbies, work and … Continue reading

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Office for Civil Rights: Feedback Needed

From the mailbag: Have you ever filed a complaint with the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR)? If so, please complete our short survey by July 15 (https://nfb.org/doe-ocr-survey). We need your help as we fight to reinstate your … Continue reading

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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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Ring my BELL

I am absolutely delighted to share that the NFB’s Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) academy is finally coming to Kansas City!!  Unfortunately, it conflicts with KSSB’s K-S.E.E. ESY program–the first week of BELL overlaps the last week of K-S.E.E.  … 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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#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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Self-Service Kiosks in Healthcare Settings

This is something I’ve wondered about myself, as I’ve found more and more touch screens in doctors’ offices and pharmacies we visit.  If you’re a B/VI person who’s encountered these machines, please respond to the request for information below. From … Continue reading

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