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The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people, because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back.

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The 2019 newly elected board members of the NFB of Florida

2020 State Convention

The 2020 State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Florida (NFBF) will be held in Tampa, Florida.

The convention will be held over the Memorial Day weekend: Friday through Monday, May 22 – 25, 2020 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Bush Gardens

For all convention information, you can visit our 2020 State Conventionpage

2019 Convention Sponsors

AIRA

Aira is proud to be a part of the NFB family. We are grateful to President Riccobono and all of you for being vital stakeholders in the creation of the Aira service, enhancing access to information. Always on your terms. Whenever you need it. And however you want it. As part of our partnership, we are glad to offer Aira Access for the annual 2019 Florida State Convention.

What is Aira Access? It is the ability for anyone to download the Aira app and use Aira for free, finding a hotel room, a conference room, reading a hotel menu, describing exhibit hall tables, or calling an Uber or Lyft to get to the airport.

To download the Aira app go here: www.aira.io/app you will see a banner at the top of the app that says, “Tap to use Aira as a Guest for Free.”

Want to learn more before you are onsite?
Visit AIRA's Web site and NFB and AIRA.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals

Vanda pharmaceuticals is dedicated to raising the awareness of Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Disorder (Non-24) and supporting the blindness community. Non-24 is a rare circadian rhythm disorder affecting up to 30% of totally blind individuals. People living with Non-24 experience excessive daytime sleepiness, nighttime sleeplessness which leads to impaired social and occupational function due to misalignment of the internal master body clock to the 24-hour day, disrupting the sleep-wake cycle.

Come visit us at our booth to learn more about Non-24 and sign up for additional information

Non-24
A circadian rhythm disorder

Visit us online at www.non-24.com
Call a health educator toll free at 1-855-856-2424, 24 hours

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