Latest National Federation of the Blind Stories

2011-03-30 10:13:00

National Federation of the Blind Files Suit Over Inaccessible Kiosks LAS VEGAS, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind and four blind individuals--Alan and Billie Ruth Schlank, Joyce Pratt, and Mark Adreon--who frequently fly or plan to fly to and from Las Vegas through McCarran International Airport, filed a class-action lawsuit (Docket # 2:11-cv-00472) in the United States District Court for the District of Nevada against Clark County, Nevada; the...

2011-03-23 07:45:00

New Publications Offer More Content, More Variety to Subscribers BALTIMORE, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind is pleased to announce that NFB-NEWSLINE®--its free service that provides independent access by print-disabled people to hundreds of local and national publications as well as TV and job listings--has partnered with Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP) to offer five leading publications to subscribers.

2011-03-23 06:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world's largest distributor of digital and physical books and entertainment products, together with K-NFB Reading Technology, developer of the Blio e-reading software application, announced today at the International CTIA Wireless show plans for Blio to be pre-loaded on select future products from T-Mobile USA, Inc.

2011-03-22 16:06:00

BALTIMORE, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr.

2011-03-15 11:58:00

National Federation of the Blind Asks Department of Justice to Investigate Schools Across the Country BALTIMORE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the oldest and largest nationwide organization of blind people in the United States, today requested that the United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, investigate civil rights violations committed by New York University (NYU) and Northwestern University against blind faculty and...

2011-03-04 09:08:00

Everyday Tips and Techniques for Blind People to be Demonstrated BURLINGTON, Iowa, March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind of Iowa (NFBI), Iowa's largest consumer group of blind people, will hold its third technology seminar titled "Independence Is Easy -- Do You Know What I Know?" on Saturday, March 12.

2011-03-02 08:56:00

Local News in Indiana More Accessible than Ever HAMMOND, Ind., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Indiana is pleased to announce the addition of the Hammond Times to a service for blind and disabled readers in Indiana.

2011-01-29 11:46:00

Avoids Dynamic Obstacles DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.