Podcast: How the National Federation of the Blind is Changing Lives

| February 23, 2024 | 0 Comments

What does it mean to be blind in the 21st century? How can technology and community help people with low vision and blindness live the life they want? In this episode, Nate Carper talks to Mark Riccobono, president of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), which is the oldest and largest organization of blind people in the United States.

They discuss:

  • The vision and values of NFB and how it advocates for the rights and opportunities of blind people
  • The history and significance of the NFB headquarters in South Baltimore
  • The impact of technology, such as the iPhone and artificial intelligence, on the accessibility and independence of blind people, and the barriers that still exist
  • The importance of local involvement and support for improving the accessibility and livability of neighborhoods for blind people

This episode is full of inspiring stories and insights from a leader who is making a difference with millions of blind people.

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Mark Riccobono (photo courtesy of NFB)

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