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Now you can have the convenience of an OCR scanner in the palm of your hand

The KNFB Reader app is a revolutionary tool that you can use, with the touch of a single button, to read virtually any type of printed text, including mail, receipts, class handouts, memos, and many other documents. Accuracy is facilitated by a field-of-view report, automatic page detection, and tilt control.

Our National Organization Needs Funding To Complete Our Nation Wide Mission!!!!

As a national fundraiser, the National Federation of the Blind has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to launch a new vehicle donation program. The NFB\ís vehicle donation program accepts almost any vehicle, including cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. All donations may be eligible for a tax donation on your federal income tax return. For more information, including how to donate, please follow the above link!

Annual State Convention

The National Federation of the Blind of Rhode Island is proud to announce that it is holding its Forty-seventh annual convention on Friday , September 29, and Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Radisson Airport Hotel.

Friday afternoon features a free technology seminar. Saturday features include various speakers, followed by a board meeting, and capped off by a banquet dinner. For more details, view the 2017 convention announcement.

You can download the 2017 Registration Form for printing and mailing in with your check.

If you would like to purchase your meal option(s) or register online for Saturday's program, you can do so on the registration page.

State Convention Hotel

Once again, this year's state convention will be held at the Radisson Airport Hotel, 2081 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886. The Radisson's phone number is (401) 739-3000. Convention room rates are $99 for deluxe rooms and $109 for executive suites plus 13% hotel tax. Upon reserving a room, remember to indicate that you are there for the NFB of RI convention.