You can now listen to the major events of the 2019 Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Pennsylvania. To access the links to the recordings, please visit www.nfbp.org/convention/past-conventions/2019-state-convention.
A few months ago, a group of people representing the blindness-related organizations in Pennsylvania, led by Steve Pennington of the Client Assistance Program, wrote a position paper for keeping the Pennsylvania Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (BBVS) strong and independent. This paper presented the arguments against merging BBVS into the general disability vocational rehabilitation […]
The NFB of Pennsylvania is offering two college scholarships for 2020. Each is in the amount of $1000.00. Submission deadline is August 30, 2020. Please visit our Scholarships page for additional information.
You can now register for the 2019 NFB of Pennsylvania Convention. If you register before midnight on September 30, the price of registration is only $15. On October 1, the registration price rises to $25, so do not delay. The meal prices will remain the same. For detailed information about the convention, please visit the […]
Monday, January 28, through Thursday, January 31, 2019 It is time again for us to take our concerns directly to our legislators in Washington, DC. For those that are not familiar with Washington Seminar, this is where 500 members of the NFB come together to present three to four issues important to the blind and […]
The NFB of Pennsylvania 2018 State Convention will be held Friday, November 2 through Sunday, November 4 at: The Atherton Hotel 125 S. Atherton St. State College, PA 16801 Make your reservations now by calling the hotel directly at 814-231-2100 or 800-832-0132. To receive the special room rate, you need to mention the NFB of […]
In This Bulletin:
1. Washington Seminar 2011!
2. NFB 2011 Scholarship Program Now Open!
3. Sign Up for 2011 NFB Youth Slam!
4. State Division Announcements
[From Mary Jo Thorpe-Hartle on December 2, 2010]
…As most of you may know, the third NFB Youth slam will be taking place this next summer. We are in the early days of planning for it, and would really like your ideas. WE want to know what you, the youth want to do at our next program. So, please take a moment to jot down a few suggestions and send them back to me…
[From Arielle Silverman on Monday, October 11, 2010]
Attention All Parents!
Not sure about how your blind child is going to tackle classes such as Biology or Physics? Ever been curious about what majors and specialization blind individuals have had in the past? Do you believe that careers and learning about fields such as Science, Technology, Engineering and Math- (STEM), are “too difficult” or “dangerous” for your blind child? Do alternative techniques a blind person may use in such fields just baffle you?
If any of the above apply to you-
Please attend the Membership phone call, presented by the Membership Committee of the National Association of Blind Students.
[From Helen Stevens on Friday, October 8, 2010] Hi all, Just a reminder that the Pennsylvania Association of Blind Students will be holding a student conference call this Sunday, October 10 at 7PM. Conference Dial-in Number: (712) 451-6100 Participant Access Code: 996562# We look forward to talking with you then, Helen Stevens