Welcome to the NFB of Indiana, the state affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind, based in Baltimore Maryland. We bring blind people together to share successes, support each other in times of failure and create imaginative solutions. We help blind persons achieve self-confidence and self-respect, provide public education about blindness, information and referral services, scholarships, protection of civil rights, technology development and evaluation, and support blind persons and their families. members of the NFB strive to educate the public that the blind are normal individuals who can compete on terms of equality. We welcome participation from both blind and sighted persons.
The KNFB Reader is a mobile app that converts printed text into high quality speech. Read your own mail, personal documents, bank statements, restaurant menus and other printed materials important to you, all with the single tap of a button.
NFB-NEWSLINE® Indiana allows the blind, and those unable to read print to read over 400 newspapers, magazines and online publications. Seniors can again read newspapers, blind children can research homework and blind professionals can converse with colleagues on relevant topics. No affiliation with any blindness organization is required. Access content via your iPhone or iPad, desktop computer or laptop, NLS player or your touchtone telephone. Anyone who cannot read printed newspapers due to blindness or a physical disability is eligible.
Phone 317-653-5106 or toll-free 855-963-6476
Download The NFB-NEWSLINE® Mobile App for Your iPhone or iPad
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The NFB offers Literature in over 25 categories including: Braille, Children and Youth, Daily Living, Diabetes, Discrimination, Education, Employment, Government, History, Low Vision, Parenting, Philosophy, Public Relations, Recreation, Rehabilitation/Training, Senior Issues, Social Security, Technology and more.
The Braille Monitor covers the events and activities of the NFB and addresses the many issues and concerns of the blind, promotes advocacy and protection of civil rights; addresses social concerns affecting the blind; discusses issues relating to employment, education, legislation, and rehabilitation; and provides news of products and technology used by the blind.
If you find our services to be of use, and you have the means to support our efforts, we hope you will consider making a donation. Select the below link to make a monetary donation with Paypal.
GreenDrop is pleased to turn your lightly used clothing and household items into funding for these extraordinary initiatives! GreenDrop is a paid professional solicitor selected by the National Federation of the Blind to raise funds through the collection of donated clothing and household items. These items are converted into critical dollars needed to assist the NFB in their mission to support the nation’s visually impaired. For more information visit NFBPickup.org
By donating your vehicle to the National Federation of the Blind , you are helping to improve the lives of blind people across the country. Your donation will go toward our work to increase the number of blind children learning Braille, to advocate for blind and other disabled persons to receive a fair working wage, and to ensure a brighter future for all blind Americans.
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has partnered with Vehicles For Charity to process donated vehicles. Just call toll-free 1-855-659-9314, and a representative can make arrangements to pick up your donation or answer any questions you have. To donate a vehicle to the NFB, have your title number, VIN, and phone number ready, then: Call toll free 855-659-9314 and a representative will assist you with your vehicle donation. Vehicle Donation form
If you want to improve the quality of life for yourself, your fellow blind brothers and sisters, make great friends for life, learn from others just like you, share experiences to help others, and agree to make the following pledge; please consider joining the NFB, to make the world better for the blind.
I 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.