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Guide Dog Users Group Launches Innovative Mobile App

Tampa, Florida (September 17, 2014): The National Association of Guide dog Users Inc., a division of the National Federation of the Blind and the nation’s leading service animal advocacy organization, announced today that it has release the NAGDU Guide & Service Dog Advocacy & Information app. This new iOS app provides comprehensive information about the rights and responsibilities of service animal users under state and federal law. Every law in the United States concerning service animals can now be in…

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Director Julia Barrett-Martinelli on Dame Le Mano / Give Me Your Hand Radio Show

AccessAbility is on Dame Le Mano / Give Me Your Hand Radio Show, Tuesday, August 19th at 3:00pm. Listen as Director Julia-Barrett Martinelli talks about AccessAbility’s services and our quest to empower people with disabilities. Check it out on El Sol 980-1480 AM To listen on Tunein, click HERE For Livestreaming, click HERE To listen to the show on Sound Cloud, click HERE

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Free Currency Readers

NLS has agreed to partner with the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) in distributing its currency readers. The readers are free and only will read U.S. currency. BEP began distributing the currency readers at the National Federation of the Blind conference in Orlando, Florida, last week. BEP also plans to distribute currency readers at the American Council of the Blind conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, next week, and at the Blinded Veterans Association conference in Las Vegas in August.…

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Living with No Boundaries: Meet Brendan

Living with No Boundaries: Meet Brendan By the Disability.gov Team A basketball whizzes past the camera, and a little boy with short blonde hair cracks a smile and lets out a mischievous laugh. His dad, Ricky, jogs to the ball and in a split second returns it for another round of entertainment. When you ask Brendan questions, he answers confidently. He eagerly returns high-fives. His energy fills the room, tugging at the heartstrings of everyone at the photo shoot. Brendan…

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