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The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.
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Wayfindr 13h
Our eLearning course on the ITU Academy Platform is still available with our special discount. Sign up here and learn how audio can transform and for persons with sight loss
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AER OM Division 12h
O&M Trivia – available through Amazon Alexa® and the Google Assistant™ from O&M Trivia is a fun way to learn and reinforce orientation and mobility knowledge for people of all ages!
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"The creative process is an intellectual process. It's about how you think, so I just needed new tools." A diversified workforce that includes people with disabilities can lead to revolutionary ideas!
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AFB Jan 14
Chris Downey was a 2017 Helen Keller Achievement Award recipient for his exemplary leadership in accessible design, and dedication to creating enriching and helpful environments for people who are blind or visually impaired. Kudos, Chris!
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AFB Jan 14
You've heard the early bird catches the worm, right? Know what it also gets? A discount to the AFB Leadership Conference! Register between now and February 1 to get your discounted rate to one of the premier conferences in the blindness field.
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AFB Jan 11
Braille Blaster from has become a far-reaching tool for those who produce . Although it may lack the extensibility of other paid options such as Duxbury, is a means for producing high-quality braille more affordably.
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Lainey Feingold Jan 10
Not just me! Judges all over the country, and the US DOJ agree that the applies to the web. Check out my most recent legal update for recent cases - Check out this post for what DOJ says:
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AFB Jan 10
This month, celebrates Louis Braille's birthday, January 4, 1809. We also celebrate the braille code, named after its young inventor, and the expanded possibilities for literacy and independence created for people with vision loss.
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AFB Jan 9
Nothing About Us Without Us: How the Need for Cultural Responsiveness is Changing Research--This discussion will bring together leading voices from across , , and to consider how can be done WITH communities rather than TO communities.
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AFB Jan 9
Online Recruiting Event: January 17th | 11am - 2pm EST |Virtual Event Open to Legally Blind Jobseekers along with Veterans and their Spouses who are interested in Contract Management Support (CMS) jobs.
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AFB Jan 9
Students! Apply for 's Ninja Camp (sorry not the black-clad & throwing stars kind) at their Redmond, WA campus for high school students w/ disabilities to provide an introduction to technology, life at Microsoft, and the future of .
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AFB Jan 9
FYI-- Accepting Applications for DisAbility Scholarship--
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AFB Jan 8
Thanks to generous support from , the Leadership Track will provide attendees with fresh perspectives & the opportunity to learn tactics for successful from top speakers. Register between now and Feb 1 to get the Early-bird rate!
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AFB Jan 7
As Neva Fairchild, independent living specialist with AFB explains, “These kinds of things put the zest and joy back in life for people who think they’ve had to give up some things.” Thanks to and for providing this information!
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AFB Jan 4
"I rely on braille every day at work, and read fiction every single day. Reading is central to my life, as it should be for everyone." -Kirk Adams, AFB President & CEO.
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AFB Jan 4
Reading is an important part of an overall quality of life—not just for education & employment but being a well-informed citizen & a person who can enjoy art, poetry & fiction, who can engage in entertainment and escape and all the things people use reading for.
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AFB Jan 4
At AFB we believe that if someone who is blind or visually impaired can’t read print at the same speed as a sighted person by using magnification, then they should learn to read braille.
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AFB Jan 4
On this 2019 , the American Foundation for the Blind commends the United Nations for passing this resolution and recognizing the historical significance and importance of this invaluable learning tool.
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AFB Jan 4
Today is the birthday of Louis Braille, inventor of a system of reading and writing for use by the blind or visually impaired, known worldwide as braille. It is only befitting then that the United Nations has designated January 4 as .
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AFB Jan 3
It only takes a few steps to check your online documents for . So, what are you waiting for? Get that content readily . You'll be glad you did. And so will your readers.
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