NFB OF CT The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut (NFB of CT) is a state affiliate of The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and works to improve the lives of blind people in Connecticut. By providing information and education to its members and the public, the NFB of CT is changing what it means to be blind. Follow us on Facebook! (Click Here) To subscribe to the NFB of CT listserve, visit www.nfbnet.org, click on ‘join mailing lists’, then click on ‘ct-nfb’.
You can reach the National Federation of the Blind of CT by mail, phone, fax or email:
Maryanne Melley, President
National Federation of the Blind of CT
111Sheldon Road, Unit 420
Manchester, CT 06045
Phone: (860) 289-1971
- The NFB of CT is dedicated to creating opportunities for all blind persons. In furtherance of this goal, we have established our scholarship program.
2020 NFB of Connecticut Virtual State Convention
The National Federation of the Blind of Connecticut will hold our 49th Annual State Convention on Saturday, October 31st and Sunday November 1st virtually for the first time due to COVID-19 for everyone’s safety.
Location: Here, There, and Everywhere!
For the first time our convention will be virtual like many affiliates across the country. We will be using Zoom for our sessions and board meeting. Amy Ruell, member of the National Federation of the Blind's Board of Directors and president of the Massachusetts affiliate, will be representing president Riccobono at our convention as our national rep.
Please join us for this once in a lifetime experience. Registration is free and you can register by following the link below.
If you would like to make a donation to the NFB of CT it would be most appreciated.
KNFB Reader mobile app!!
Do you have a smart phone? Would you like to access printed materials on the go, such as bills, user manuals, family documents, contracts such as mortgages, insurance policies, user manuals or medical records? The KNFB Reader mobile app for iOS or Android is the answer. Using it, you can scan and read any printed material quickly and easily, and have it available via audio or connected refreshable Braille display. Worried about getting a good photo of your text as a blind person? KNFB Reader provides a field of view report and tilt guidance for more accurate capturing of print in the photograph, as well as automatic text detection. You’ll get the right photo; KNFB Reader will help you. For more information about the fabulous KNFB Reader mobile app, go to www.knfbreader.com.