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Awaited Answers: An Introduction to Adaptive Sports and Accessible Athletics by Matthew Duffell-Hoffman and Francesco Magisano

From the editor: Sometimes participating in sports can be intimidating and even isolating. This month, we hear from Matthew Duffell-Hoffman, a student at South Carolina University who actively participates in martial arts, and Francesco Magisano, who serves as both the Director of TriAchilles and a competitor for team USA. Each of these blind athletes reminds… Continue reading Awaited Answers: An Introduction to Adaptive Sports and Accessible Athletics by Matthew Duffell-Hoffman and Francesco Magisano

Tips to Master Time by Santiago Hernandez, Elizabeth Rouse, Justin Young, and Cricket Bidleman

From the Editor: Santiago Hernandez, Elizabeth Rouse, Justin Young, and Cricket Bidleman are all successful students, juggling responsibilities both in and out of the classroom. We all know that is important to manage time wisely, but how, exactly, can this be done? Keep reading for tips offered by these productive students on how to manage… Continue reading Tips to Master Time by Santiago Hernandez, Elizabeth Rouse, Justin Young, and Cricket Bidleman

Celebrating our NFB Scholarship Finalists by Logan Stenzel and Victor Marques

From the Editor: The National Association of Blind Students is comprised of a multitude of engaged members that share many leadership traits. Another similarity many of our members have is that they are NFB scholarship finalists. The 52 affiliates of the National Federation of the Blind all provide scholarship opportunities for blind students that exhibit… Continue reading Celebrating our NFB Scholarship Finalists by Logan Stenzel and Victor Marques

Testimonies, Tips, and Tricks from Blind Student Fathers by Gerald Meredith and Bryan Baldwin

From the Editor: One aspect of the National Association of Blind Students that makes the division such a dynamic population of the national organization is the different lenses that student affairs can be experienced through. With respect to Father’s Day having just passed, NABS is proud to provide you with the stories of one blind… Continue reading Testimonies, Tips, and Tricks from Blind Student Fathers by Gerald Meredith and Bryan Baldwin

Elevation Within Uncertainty by Megan Hale and Rachel Pavone

From the Editor: Summer is starting, and many blind students across the country are engaging in internships, spending time with family, and hoping to return to their respective high schools, colleges and universities come fall. However, it is noted that the beginning of summer marks the end of a unique academic year for many. In… Continue reading Elevation Within Uncertainty by Megan Hale and Rachel Pavone

Stability Amongst Chaos – NFB Center Pandemic Preparedness and Protocol by Robert Parsons

From the Editor: As blind students encounter final examinations and are at the precipice of their summer break, there are a myriad of thoughts that could possibly be running through their heads. The months June, July and August are opportunities for students to academically challenge themselves in coursework, expand their horizons with internship and employment… Continue reading Stability Amongst Chaos – NFB Center Pandemic Preparedness and Protocol by Robert Parsons

Quarantine Quandaries by John Bailey and Matthew Gip

From the Editor: As our time in quarantine grows longer, many of us are looking for ways to stay busy. In this month's blog, we hear from two NFB members who are making the most of their time at home. John works in the Information Technology industry where his office is in his home. His… Continue reading Quarantine Quandaries by John Bailey and Matthew Gip

The Home Stretch, Kind Of… by Robert Parsons

From the Editor: With the introduction of the Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act, blind students across the country have been hard at work advocating for our right to an equal education. However, advocacy takes many forms, even when it comes to our own personal journeys. Robert Parsons is pursuing a Masters degree at… Continue reading The Home Stretch, Kind Of… by Robert Parsons