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.”

NFB Ohio 75TH Annual Convention, Nov. 5-6

ANYWHERE AND EVERYWHERE! “Back to the basics and engaging the future”

the NFB Ohio 75th State Convention, coined “Back to the basics”, will be held November 5th and 6th, 2021, online via zoom Conference. We will “shine bright like a diamond” because it is the 75th birthday of the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio.

Due to the pandemic, the 2021 State Convention again will be held virtually. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about accessible technology at our Tech Fair, and about living with blindness, by attending many educational seminars.

Registration is free! Note: only registered attendees are eligible for prizes. You can optionally enter a drawing to win one hundred dollars. For each ten dollars donated to fund the many NFB Ohio projects, , your name will be entered to win$100.

Visit the Pre-Convention Exhibit Hall on Thursday, November 4th to explore
the latest technology and low-vision products from 3:00 to 5:30 P.M. EST.
Space is limited and all exhibitors are subject to approval. Call Suzanne Turner, (216) 990-6199

If you wish to vote during the 2021 convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Ohio, you must opt-in to vote. This is a separate process from convention registration. So, even if you have already registered for the convention, you must opt-in to vote.

Please provide us with your name, the ten digit phone number you will use to call or text in your vote, and optional email address to receive confirmation. You must complete this process by noon on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Any one who fails to opt-in to vote by the aforementioned date and time will be unable to vote at the 2021 convention. There will be know exceptions.

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, 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 712-775-7031
Access Code 240281423


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
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