Month: May 2012

Volunteers Needed to Help With Braille Book Fair

The Braille Book Fair (formerly called the flea market) needs enthusiastic, hard-working volunteers throughout the afternoon and evening on Monday, July 2, at the NFB Convention in Dallas, Texas.  We need Braille and print readers; teens and kids… Read More

Video Description Focus Group Participants Needed: 2012 NFB National Convention

The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute is collaborating with the Smith-Kettlewell Video Description Research and Development Center to host a stakeholder focus group on advanced concepts in video description. The focus group will be held during… Read More

GUIDE DOG ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE HOTLINE

The National Association of Guide Dog Users (NAGDU) – the leader in service animal policy & advocacy – sponsors an innovative public service. The NAGDU Information & Advocacy Hotline not only offers information about the training and use… Read More

Increaseing Inclusive Publishing and eBook Distribution Will Help People with Print Disabilities

June 8-9 National Federation of Blind Jernigan Institute 200 E. Wells Street  at Jernigan Place Baltimore, MD 21230 This event is free. Capacity is limited, so register soon! Registration closes on May 24th. The printed world is converging… Read More

Don’t Miss National Federation of the Blind Convention 2012

When: Saturday, June 30—Thursday, July 5, 2012 Where: Hilton Anatole Hotel 2201 North Stemmons Freeway Dallas, Texas 75207 Reservations: Beginning January 1, 2012, write directly to the above address or call (214) 761-7500. Pre-registration: Pre-registration is now open…. Read More