Tag Archives: NFB

Black #Disability History: Anil Lewis, Change Agent

Anil Lewis is the Executive Director, Jernigan Institute at National Federation of the Blind. He has been a tireless advocate not only for the blind community but for all individuals with disabilities and brings a dynamic energy to the struggle … Continue reading

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Employment Update

WHITE HOUSE LOOKS AT DISABILITY ISSUES NOD Contributes to Discussion on Long-Term Unemployment NOD was among a small group of disability organizations invited to the White House to confer with senior officials on both the Convention on the Rights of … Continue reading

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Education Update

CALL FOR PAPERS – 2015 Special Issue of Disability Studies Quarterly on the Americans with Disabilities Act   In 2015, Disability Studies Quarterly will publish a Special Issue to mark the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ADA … Continue reading

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Technology Update

Think Google Glass invades your privacy? Here’s a wristband that records audio 24 hours a day By Leo Mirani — August 22, 2013 So you heard a great joke at the pub last night but don’t remember the punchline. Was … Continue reading

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Employment Update

Monster.com First in Industry to Make Website Accessible for Blind Users Effort a Result of Agreement Between Monster Worldwide and the Attorney General’s Office and National Federation of the Blind; First Job Search Website to Be Fully Accessible BOSTON – … Continue reading

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Education Update

Governor Cuomo Vetoes Special Education Bill On July 31, 2012, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a bill that required “public school officials to take into account the ‘home life and family background’ of special education students when placing … Continue reading

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