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National Federation of the Blind
We know that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.
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National Federation of the Blind 58m
We look forward to participating in forums that foster innovation toward increased independence. will focus on the latest developments in . Register before April 27 for discounted rates :
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 17
"Let go of the idea that you are inferior to a sighted parent. Because you're not." We are excited to announce the new Blind Parents Connection podcast! Hear more from blind parents. Episode one covers resources - available now.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 12
We appreciate the concerns that have been brought to our attention regarding , and are committed to increasing diversity and lifting the voices of people of color and LGBTQ individuals.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 5
Replying to @yovimi @Riccobono
Thank you for raising these concerns. We as an organization are committed to building and maintaining diverse perspectives and raising voices for . Our leadership, including President , will address these concerns.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 5
Have you ever wondered what it means to be a member of the National Federation of the Blind? The April issue of the is all about membership.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 5
Thank you and for introducing the Access Technology Affordability Act (H.R. 2086) in the House of Representatives.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 4
We continue to push for the entertainment industry to . Please consider to protest the discriminatory practice of casting a sighted actor to play a blind character.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 4
A great news story about our campaign featuring , , and .
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 4
Replying to @AstralAudio
Thank you for being engaged on - the exchange of differing ideas is welcomed. This is an ongoing campaign that is crucial to breaking down barriers and negative perceptions. A blind character needs to be played by a blind actor.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 4
We're glad you got the opportunity to audition for this, and we would love to get to know you! is the president of , which is our division specifically for people who are in the performing arts.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 4
Replying to @MatthewSievert
Check out this article from the December 2018 .
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
Thank you for interviewing President and sharing the importance of our campaign
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
Today, members set the stage for the continued push for - we continue to request that not be aired with a sighted actor playing the lead blind character.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
President , “We will not stop until we are not just supporting characters but have lead roles.”
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
Many of our speakers today are blind performers, and we have an entire performing arts division. There are blind people who want to play roles that are being denied to us.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
People from five states are here to tell the entertainment industry that it is time to , and the importance of #.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
Today’s mistress of ceremonies, , is a blind performer herself.
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
Replying to @StevieFlynt @TheCW
Thanks for joining us, !!
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
Today we gather in New York City to protest the airing of with a sighted actor in the role of a blind person, and to tell the entertainment industry that it is time to
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National Federation of the Blind Apr 2
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