Monday, January 27, through Thursday, January 30, 2014 It is time again for us to take our concerns directly to our legislators in Washington, DC. This year’s issues again includes the Technology, Education, and Accessibility in College and Higher Education (TEACHE) Act. College students need access to their textbooks and online resources as much as […]
Members of the Keystone Chapter will once again be holding a Louis Braille Carnival at Saint Lucy’s Day School in Philadelphia. Games like Braille Twister and a Braille-oriented version of musical chairs are hits with the kids who have fun while learning about the importance of Braille. Story Time shows how Braille can be used […]
Americans are living longer, and vision loss occurs more frequently among those who are older. More than 50 percent of the 70,000 individuals who become blind in this country each year are over the age of 65, and this population is expected to more than double by the year 2030. Yet less financial resources and […]
At the Microsoft Center in Malvern, PA, over eighty volunteers came together to help twenty-five charitable organizations build or improve their web sites. The National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania was one of the organizations that was helped. This event, put on by the Philly Chapter of the national Give Camp organization, started on […]
August 24 marked the launch of the official NFB Blind Driver Challenge Web site! BlindDriverChallenge.org is now up and running. Visit the site regularly to stay up-to-date on all the latest news, videos, and photos relating to the Blind Driver Challenge. The Web site will be updated continuously; when there is breaking news or exciting […]
At the 2010 NFB National Convention, two of the National Scholarships were awarded to Pennsylvania students.