Live the Life You Want!

NFB Ohio

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.”

Listen to NFB of Ohio 2021 Convention

the NFB Ohio 75th State Convention, coined “Back to the basics”, was held November 5th and 6th, 2021, online via zoom Conference.
Listen to NFB of Ohio Convention Audio Archives

2022 NFB National Scholarships

The NFB is giving away Thirty scholarships of $8,000 each. Each winner will also receive funding to travel to and attend the NFB’s 2022 national convention in New Orleans, where they have the opportunity to network with other blind students, to exchange information and ideas, and to meet and talk with hundreds of blind people who are successfully working in many occupations and professions.

View 2022 online scholarship application, eligibility requirements, frequently asked questions, submissions checklist, and other supporting material
View 2022 NFb Scholarship Document, (Microsoft Word)
All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted no later than March 31, 2022. Applications are not complete until all documents are uploaded and the submit button pressed.

NFB Ohio Resolutions

Resolutions 2021

Resolutions 2020

Resolutions 2019

Resolutions 2018

Resolutions 2015

We Welcome All!

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.


NFB-NEWSLINE® Ohio allows the blind, and those unable to read print, to read over 500 newspapers, magazines, TV listings and career opportunities. No affiliation with any blindness organization is required. Access with your iPhone, computer, Amazon Echo, Victor Reader Stream and telephone. Share with family, friends, fellow students, coworkers and eligible Ohioans. Sign up for the Free NFB-NEWSLINE® Ohio Service today.

Solutions for Vision Loss Monthly Teleconference

Join our monthly Sharing Solutions for Vision Loss teleconference, every third Sunday at 7PM Eastern via zoom Conference We address every aspect of living with vision loss. Callers share tips, tricks, and techniques for continuing to live the life you want.


Listen to Presentation: Radical Women, September 29, 2021

NFBO DeafBlind Committee educational presentation by Helen Keller National Center

June9, Karlee Wascher, John Filek and Kacie Weldy discussed services offered by the Helen Keller National Center.
Email William Turner for more information
Listen to Presentation and Q&A with Helen Keller National Center

Covid-19 Vaccines Q&A

NFB Ohio hosted a Discussion on COVID-19, March 15, 2021. Laurie Pfahler, Community/Transition Nurse and Rebecca Margevicius, Pharmacist with Southwest General Hospital in Cleveland answered important questions about corona virus vaccines.

Listen to corona virus vaccines Q&A
Watch corona virus vaccines Q&A

Free Resources

Training Centers
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Free White Canes
Seniors Division
Parents of Blind Children
Blind Parents
Braille Resources
Free Slate and Stylus
Blind Students
Scholarships and Awards
Blind Youth in Science
Summer Programs
Deaf Blind Resources
Publications and Media
Annual Presidential Reports
Resolutions by Year
Annual Banquet Speeches
State Affiliates
Nations Blind on YouTube