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is not what holds you back.

The National Federation of the Blind of CT knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams.

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COVID-19 Information & Announcements

National Federation of the Blind COVID-19 Policy Relating to Public Events

Please give attention to the policy directive from the Board of Directors of the National Federation of the Blind related to the immediate postponement of public meetings of the organization. You can read the policy directive and hear an emergency Presidential Release related to this matter at https://www.nfb.org/about-us/press-room/national-federation-blind-covid-19-policy-relating-public-events.

COVID-19 Resources

The National Federation of the Blind is closely monitoring the COVID-19 emergency, which is changing everyone’s lives but has unique effects on blind people. The health and safety of all of our members, colleagues, and friends is always our top priority. Information on the NFB’s COVID-19 Resources page, www.nfb.org/resources/covid-19-resources, provides resources that may be particularly useful to blind people facing challenges during the emergency. If you have found other resources that you believe are useful, please email the information to communicationsteam@nfb.org. For the latest happenings with the NFB surrounding COVID-19, please visit www.nfb.org.

What's New

Beware of Scam Emails

We have received several calls and emails over the last few days asking about emails or text messages that look like they are coming from President Maryanne Melley or other members of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut. The emails asking people to contact Maryanne or other members of the National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut Board of Directors urgently, or asking for gift cards and the codes to be sent to the sender of the message.

Winter/Spring 2021 issue of The Federationist In Connecticut is now available!

The Winter/Spring 2021 issue of The Federationist In Connecticut is now available for your reading enjoyment! Current and past issues of The Federationist In Connecticut can be viewed at www.nfbct.org/federationist-in-ct.

AIRA NFB Plans

There are now two Aira plans available to members of the National Federation of the Blind only.

  1. Thirty minutes a month for $20.00
  2. One hundred and forty minutes per month for $99.00 (This plan includes the Austria glasses, allows for minute sharing, permits purchasing additional non-expiring minutes if one is running short, and lets members get credit for referrals.)

Call an Aira agent (800-835-1934) to subscribe or visit the Aira website at https://aira.io/nfb.

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