Blind Students Breaking Barriers, Building Networks, and Bringing Change

Welcome to the home page of the National Association of Blind Students, a proud division of the National Federation of the Blind and the largest movement of blind students in the world. Each day, we seek to empower blind students to live the lives they want through organized activism, mentorship, leadership development, resource sharing, and so much more!

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LATEST NABS NEWS

Register for the 2021 NABS At Large Seminar

Terrified of public speaking? Have experience but are excited to refine your skills? We are so excited to be launching our first ever virtual NABS At Large Seminar entitled Speaking Up and Branching Out, focused on encouraging students to own their voices. Please be sure to fill out this registration form by December 15 and spread the word far and wide. Direct any questions to Kinshuk Tella kinshuk.tella@gmail.com.

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Get Involved with Our Efforts to Pass the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act

In December of 2019, AIM High, H.R. 5312 and S. 3095, was introduced into the United States House of Representatives and the Senate. This bill works to create voluntary guidelines for accessibility in higher education to provide direction for educators, suggest practices for software developers, and most importantly, put students with print disabilities on equal playing ground with their classmates! Read more about our efforts and how you can get involved by visiting the Braille Monitorto see an important note from our President, Kathryn Webster, that was published earlier this month. If you are a student with an inaccessibility challenge that you have faced, we also want to hear from you! Fill out this Google form to share your story with Congress!



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NABS Notes | October 2020

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” -Andy Rooney

Welcome to the October edition of our NABS Notes! Although our schedules are fuller than a pumpkin spice latte, overflowing with midterms, holiday plans, and taking in the changing seasons, we hope you’ll still take the time to read up on all things new with NABS. Read on to learn more about our upcoming events and updates from committees. In this edition you will find:

NABS Notes | September 2020

“Do not wait until the conditions are perfect to begin. Beginning makes the conditions perfect.” -Alan Cohen

Welcome to the September edition of our NABS Notes! While many of us find ourselves up to our eyeballs in assignments, barely catching a breath long enough to set up our fantasy football lineups each week, we hope you’ll still take the time to read up on all things new with NABS. Read on to learn more about our upcoming events and updates from committees. In this edition you will find:

Blog Post for September 2020: Tips to Master Time

From thee Editor:

Santiago Hernandez, Elizabeth Rouse, Justin Young, and Cricket Bidleman are all successful students, juggling responsibilities both in and out of the classroom. We all know that is important to manage time wisely, but how, exactly, can this be done? Keep reading for tips offered by these productive students on how to manage your time more efficiently.

NABS Notes | August 2020

“It is never too late to be what you could have been.” -George Elliot

Welcome to the August edition of our NABS Notes! Although the back-to-school season has crashed upon us harder than a tidal wave, we hope you’ll still take the time to catch up on all things new with NABS. Read on to learn more about our upcoming events and updates from committees. In this edition you will find:

2020 NABS Fantasy Football Fundraiser

The time is upon us for our annual fantasy football initiative! With season kickoff starting September 10, this page outlines everything you need to know about the process for this year’s fundraiser.

NABS Notes | June 2020

“We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.”-J. K. Rowling

Welcome to the June edition of our NABS notes! With only a few weeks to go until our first ever virtual national convention, we have many exciting updates to share. Read on to learn more about our upcoming events and updates from committees. In this edition you will find:

NABS Notes | May 2020

““Now the first suggestion is to aim high but be aware that even before you have reached your ultimate professional destination, if you always strive for excellence, you can and should have a substantial impact on the world in which you live.” – Sandra Day O’Connor

Welcome to the May edition of our very favorite NABS notes! Whether you are one step closer to graduation or have recently crossed the finish line, congratulations on behalf of our NABS family! Read on to learn more about our upcoming events and updates from committees. In this edition you will find: