NFBI brought NFB-NEWSLINE® to the state of Iowa and continues to provide customer support for this service. NFB-NEWSLINE® provides weather forecasts, magazines and newspapers, at no cost to blind individuals. With NFB-NEWSLINE®, subscribers can select which paper, section, or article read; and they can read the paper at any time--day or night. To help save money, please use the NFB-NEWSLINE local numbers for your area. To obtain an application for NFB-NEWSLINE®, contact Michael D. Barber.
Our National web page offers many resources for all stakeholders in blindness advocacy. The national website has many resources for blind individuals.
The National Federation of the Blind Jernigan Institute is the first and only nationally-recognized research and training institute operated by the blind for the blind.
Named in honor of Dr. Jacobus tenBroek, Founder of the National Federation of the Blind, the Jacobus tenBroek Library contains a vast array of research data and information on blindness and the accomplishments of the National Federation of the Blind.
Would you like to experience the miracle of what an NFB training center--staffed by dedicated NFB members and predicated on the philosophy of the Federation--offers its students? You can! Consider any one of our three model training centers.
BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Dan Wenzel, Executive Director
100 East 22nd Street South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
Toll Free: 800-597-9558
Web site: www.blindinc.org
Colorado Center for the Blind
Julie Deden, Director
2233 West Shepperd Avenue
Littleton, Colorado 80120
Toll Free: 800-401-4632
Web site: www.cocenter.org
Louisiana Center for the Blind
Pam Allen, Director
101 South Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270
Toll Free: 800-234-4166
Web site: www.louisianacenter.org
offers Pre Employment Transition Services, the Adult Orientation Center, and Vocational Rehabilitation. IDB also houses a Braille and large print library.
The Iowa Braille School offers K-12 vision services including praille, Orientation and Mobility and summer camps.
KNFB Reader Mobile App
Make the print yours!
The KNFB Reader is a mobile app that converts printed text into high quality speech to provide accurate, fast, and efficient access to both single and multiple page documents with the tap of a button.
To purchase KNFB Reader, please visit www.nfb.org/knfbreader.