August 21, 2019

The Murano Glass Candle Holder by Kathryn Webster

Dear Parents,

June 14, 2019

The Art of Our Playing Field by Tony Gebhard

From the Editor: Tony Gebhard is a born musician, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, producer, travel junky, aviation nerd, and is all about mental health advocacy. He has been involved actively with the Federation since 2017 when he attended his first state convention in Michigan. Tony will be attending school in the Fall and he will major in marketing.

May 19, 2019

Convention Advice by Vejas Vasiliauskas

From the Editor: Vejas Vasiliauskas is a third-year English major at Loyola Marymount University. When he isn't doing schoolwork, writing articles for his school's newspaper, or spending time with friends, he can often be found shut in his room, writing whatever comes to his mind. He is considered pursuing a paralegal or law career after graduation, and will be interning this summer at Loyola Law School's Coelho Center.

April 16, 2019

Advice to Self: Five Financial Tips by Joe Orozco

From the Editor: Joe Orozco of Northern Virginia is an Intelligence Analyst for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Originally from Texas, Mr. Orozco received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration and later pursued a Master's degree in Congressional and Presidential Studies. He is an avid writer, incredible father, and natural leader.

November 27, 2018

Starting and Building a Student Division by Katy Olsen

From the Editor: Katy Olsen is from Iowa and she currently serves as president of the Iowa Association of Blind Students, a proud division of the National Federation of the Blind of Iowa. Here is her story:

September 19, 2018

Transition to College by Arielle Silverman

From the Editor: Arielle Silverman is the immediate past President of NABS. She has completed her PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Colorado – Bolder. Now, she is serving as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington. She frequently posts insightful and thoughtful discussion topics to the NABS discussion list. This one was timely and exceedingly useful, so we snapped it up for the Student Slate Blog.