Blind Parenting Video
Parents often say that raising children is one of the most rewarding and challenging stages of life. Now imagine how you’d do it if you were blind. Not sure? … Check out this video and learn how two parents, Rebecca and Eric, who are both blind are loving, laughing and adapting as they raise their two-year-old son, Tyler, who loves books, trucks, airplanes, playing, and exploring the world around him.
American Council of the Blind
Scenes from the 2016 ACB Convention in Minneapolis MN!
This video begins with footage from the container gardening workshop. As the beat kicks in, footage of multiple events at the conference are displayed. Each beat marks a different scene. A group of people cheer for ACB at the Brenda Dillon Memorial Walk. Go to https://youtu.be/lQJ1WgokCVg
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Denny's Introduces Newly Enhanced Website and Mobile Application
Upgraded platforms offer enhanced accessibility and functionality for all users. Read more.
ACB Commends Congress on Legislation Authorizing LOC to Provide Braille E-Readers
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 20, 2016) — The American Council of the Blind (ACB) commends Congress on passage of legislation that would allow for the use of refreshable braille e-readers by users of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), and thanks Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) for his leadership on shepherding this legislation in a bipartisan manner. Please read more at www.acb.org/PR-NLS-Legislation
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New iPhone App from the American Council of the Blind Links Blind People to its Affiliates and Services
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) announced today that its iPhone app, ACB Link, is now available. This app will assist ACB staff, members and friends to readily communicate news of relevance to the blind community. For more information about ACB Link, go to http://link.acb.org or read more at http://acb.org/ACB-Link
IMPORTANT NOTE: New phone numbers for ACB Radio, ACB Braille and E-Forums and ACB Reports
You can reach ACB Radio on the phone by dialing 605-475-8130.
And you can reach the ACB Braille Forum, E Forum and ACB Reports by dialing 605-475-8154.
Please spread the word as the ACB office has been receiving many calls from people not being able to access these services.
ACB Establishes the Legacy Society
In an effort to be more proactive, ACB created The Legacy Society to honor and recognize individuals who have included ACB in their Estate Plans via a bequest or another type of Planned Gift and have communicated their intentions to ACB. For more information, please contact Tom Tobin, Director of Development at email@example.com or read more here.