Live the Life You Want!

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Live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back! Pledge to participate actively in the efforts of the National Federation of the Blind to achieve equality, opportunity, and security for the blind; to support the policies and programs of the Federation; and to abide by its constitution.”

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The National Federation of the Blind does not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, age, disability, or any other characteristic or intersectionality of characteristics.

National Federation of the Blind of Ohio (NFBO) 74th Annual Convention

Join us as we celebrate the largest gathering of blind people in the history of Ohio, during the NFBO 74th Annual Convention; the vision beyond vision, November 6 and 7. Attend many educational seminars from the comfort of your home. the full agenda will be posted soon.

Pre-Convention Attractions

  • Rookie Roundup, Wednesday, November 4th at 6:30 P.M. EST.
  • Introducing The Ohio Affiliate, Door Prizes and More!
  • Exhibit Seminar, Thursday, November 5th at 3:00 P.M. EST.
  • HIMS, Universal Vision Technology, Vispero, Vanda Pharmaceuticals and more!
  • Happy Hour, Thursday, November 5th at 7:00 P.M. EST.
  • Music, BYOB, Door Prizes and More!

To join the fun and be eligible for all door prizes during pre-Convention, and Ohio’s 2020 Convention, “The Vision, Beyond Vision” November 6th and November 7th., register below.
Live The Life You Want; Blindness is not what holds you back!
Richard Payne, President, National Federation of the Blind of Ohio


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Solutions for Vision Loss Monthly Teleconference

Join our monthly Sharing Solutions for Vision Loss teleconference, every third Sunday at 7PM Eastern, addressing every aspect of living with vision loss. Callers share tips, tricks, and techniques for continuing to live the life you want. Join us by calling
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Latest NFB Ohio News

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National President’s Message

  • President Riccobono presents the presidential release before a live virtual audience. He discusses the importance of voting, this year's Meet the Blind Month with an important gift match campaign with Vispero, an update on the PAC, and more.

Braille Monitor Monthly magazine

  • Vol. 63, No. 9, October 2020 Illustration: Sometimes We Can Solve Problems Where We Live Meet the Blind Month 2020 by Liz Wisecarver Leveraging the Power of the Americans with Disabilities Act to Secure Our Right to Live in the […]

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