Agency Detailed Information
Name: National Federation of the Blind
Address: 200 E Wells St.
City: Baltimore State: MD Zip: 21230
Web Site:
Telephone: Local: (410) 659-9314
Fax: (410) 685-5653
Service Areas
-All Counties
 Services Provided to
People of all ages with vision impairments.
 Detailed Services Description
Consultation/Technical Assistance: Provides evaluations of present programs & assistance in establishing new ones. Education: Grants scholarships to blind persons. Employment: Operates Job Opportunities for the Blind in partnership with U.S. Department of Labor to assist blind persons find competitive employment. Information & Referral: Has a public education including a speaker's bureau. Media Production: Produces materials in alternate formats (Braille, cassette/tape, large print). Types of content: Blindness-related materials. Newspapers Read: Newsline, the first digital talking newspaper transmits texts of various newspapers over the phone. Offerings include USA Today, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Toronto Globe & Mail, The New York Times, & The Wall Street Journal. Types of Products Sold: A variety of devices & appliances for blind & visually impaired persons. Also provide free canes