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Blind People Reading Print They Can’t See? There’s an App for That!

The following was originally posted on the Blind With Vision blog. Submitted by Brian Mackey, NFBI Webmaster. I am a legally blind individual with an eye condition called Bardet Biedl Syndrome and have difficulty reading printed materials. Typically, I read using electronic magnifiers such as a Close Circuit TV or Freedom Scientific’s Ruby magnifier. But, […]

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2017 Student Spring Seminar

The Illinois Association of Blind Students, the student chapter of the National Federation of  the Blind of Illinois, presents a 2017 Student Spring Seminar: BEATING the BARRIERS This year’s student seminar will be a full day of current and vital content for blind student success in education and life. We’ll have presentations by experts in […]

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Announcing New NFBI Webmaster

After the resignation of Webmaster Byron Lee, we did a search through the NFBNet listservs for his successor. I am proud to announce that the new webmaster for NFBI is Brian Mackey of New Jersey. Brian currently serves as NFBNJ affiliate treasurer and webmaster. Earlier this year, he along with the NJ Website Committee completely […]

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