National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey
Rating: 5 stars 1 1 review
Civil Rights, Health, Human Services
69 Prospect Pl Belleville NJ 07109 USA
NFB serves as a vehicle for collective action by the blind of the nation; functions as a mechanism through which the blind and interested sighted persons can come together in local, state, and national meetings to plan and carry out programs to improve the quality of life for the blind; provide a means of collective action for parents of blind children; promote the vocational, cultural, and social advancement of the blind; and aims for the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted. The NFB was founded in 1940 by Jacobus tenBroek.
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The NFB of NJ is avery helpful organization for the blind and visually impaired. They provide specific information regarding special training in all areas for the blind including personal living skills i.e. cooking, cleaning, travel etc. They provide sholarships to worthy blind and VI students. They offer infirmation about almost any area of life activity
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
how they help with diabetics, how they help train on special blind technolgy equipment,how they provide the latest information on technology, how they provide newspaper and magazine articles verbally to the blind community
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
satisfaction of experiencing the success of their efforts
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
all are truly concerned about the clients being served
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
Bring more direct training to the clients, especially training in the use of braille. Braille literacy means better education for the blind and VI.
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