Braille Readers Are Leaders Contest for Students and Adults!
Join the Braille Readers Are Readers contest for grades K through 12 and blind adults learning Braille. Registration is open and the contest starts December 1. This is a fun way to demonstrate the importance of independent reading in the development of Braille literacy skills. Encourage more Braille. Improve reading skills. Win prizes. Learn more and prepare your reading list. https://www.actionfund.org/programs/braille-readers-are-leaders This contest is administered by the American Action Fund For Blind Children and Adults in partnership with the National Federation of the Blind.
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Content Warning: the following information addresses sensitive topics regarding abuse, sexual violence, and misconduct.
As a division of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the Board of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) feels we must comment on recent information that has come to light regarding incidents of abuse, including sexual abuse, that have occurred at NFB activities and at our residential blindness skills training centers. We support the survivors who have bravely shared their experiences publicly and commit ourselves to helping to guide changes that must occur.
We are pleased to annouce that the 2020 NOBPC Conference recordings are now available!!
Please visit recording page to find them.
The Twig Membership
The Board of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC), a proud division of the National Federation of the Blind, has established a new membership tier: Twig membership.
To become a Twig Member fill out this form and submit your $12 payment for membership. For more information , visit https://nopbc.org/join
Welcome to the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)
Many people make a sharp distinction between whether a person is visually impaired or blind, and accordingly classify various tools or techniques as being useful for either a partially sighted person or a person with little or no sight. We take a different approach. - Visit "About the NOPBC" to find out more.