2016 NFBPA Convention coming Soon

The NFB of Pennsylvania 2016 Convention will be held Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13 at  The Atherton Hotel in State College,  125 S Atherton St, State College, PA 16801. Make your reservations now by calling the hotel directly   (814) 231-2100 or 800-832-0132.  To receive the special room rate, you need to mention the NFB of Pennsylvania […]

2016 NFBPA BELL Academy Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) Academy provides blind and low vision children, ages four through twelve, with concentrated Braille and non-visual skills instruction through fun, hands-on learning. NFB BELL Academy provides Braille and non-visual skill instruction in a day program or residential setting. In addition to Braille crafts, games, and other […]

Reading Print Material Has Never Been Easier

If you’re like most blind people, every day you encounter UPO’s (unidentified print objects), from mail to flyers to package labels. Now you can read virtually any printed material with the phone that you carry every day. KNFB Reader Mobile is recognized worldwide as the best reading app available, and you can now get it […]

NFB-Live Comes to Pennsylvania

Live the life you want with NFB-Live.org; this live “chat site,” works with the use of a microphone and headset, allowing participants to interact with others using nothing else but their own voices. NFB-Live.org was created to improve communication, provide a forum for learning and offer a place for fun and relaxation. The National Federation […]

Washington Seminar 2014

picture of the United States' capital building

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 […]

Louis Braille Carnival

picture of an elderly couple and small children

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 […]

Philly Give Camp Helps NFB of PA Update Their Web Site

logo of Philly give camp

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 […]