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National Federation of the Blind


Description:
National Federation of the Blind supports the community through education, direct support, and advocacy. There are several programs supporting the blind including assistive devices, braille certification, early childhood initiatives, research programs, legal program, scholarships and awards, career mentoring, blind parent mentoring, and summer programs. The scholarship program awards more than $120,000 annually to blind scholars in recognition of their achievements and professional aspirations. The National Federation of the Blind offer awards that honor individuals, organizations, and educators who are a positive force in the lives of blind people. The Association also sponsors several summer programs throughout the country focusing on learning braille, engineering, skill development, college preparation, and workplace readiness. They also host an annual conference that offers both an adult and youth track. There are affiliates throughout the country.
Website:
Jurisdictions Served:
Alexandria
Arlington
Falls Church
Fairfax
Loudoun
Prince William
Outside Northern VA
Trauma:
Trauma expertise is not identified or does not apply for this provider.
Medicaid:
Not Applicable
Private Insurance:
Not Applicable
Locations

200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place Office (1)
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
410-659-9314
nfb@nfb.org

Virginia Affiliate
Tracy Soforenko
1511 N Jackson Street
Arlington, VA 22201
202-285-4595
tracy.soforenko@gmail.com
https://www.nfb.org/about-us/state-affiliates/virginia