Scholarship Opportunities for Blind/Low Vision Students with Spring Deadlines

For Maryland Students John T.  McCraw Scholarship Program (National Federation of the blind of Maryland) Award: At least $2,000, and up to $3,500Merit-based; based on based on academic excellence, community service, and leadershipFinancial assistance to attend the annual Convention of the National Federation of the Blind in its entirety, July 6-11, 2021, in New Orleans,…

Get Your News On Your Own Terms with NFB Newsline® (It’s Free)

This week brings the inauguration of the forty-sixth President of the United States (Joe Biden) the first female, first African-American, and first Asian-American Vice President (Kamala Harris), and the first U.S. presidential inauguration held during a pandemic. There’s no better time to get connected with a free, accessible means of getting the news you want,…

Goal-Setting Tips and Techniques

Transition Tip Tuesday for January 12, 2021 We cannot achieve goals we have not set, and it’s never too early or too late to set goals. In this interview, David DeNotaris, Chief Inspiration Officer at Sky’s the Limit Communications, LLC and Consultant for the Bridges Project shares great goal-setting tips with Bridges Transition Helpdesk Program…

Accessible Games

Transition Tip Tuesday for January 5, 2021 As we all wait out this socially distant winter, consider playing some games with friends and family to pass the time. Whether you are looking for online or in-person games, here are some accessible options to jazz up the doldrums of January and February: For in-person games, try…

Tackle the Tech

Free, on-demand, high-quality, accessible training resources from Freedom Scientific (JAWS, Fusion, ZoomText, and Focus Blue Braille displays)! Transition Tip Tuesday for December 29, 2020 Freedom Scientific provides wonderful tools: screen reading software, screen magnification software, a combination of both, and refreshable Braille displays. But Freedom Scientific does not stop there: they have created an immense…

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