National Federation of the Blind of
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PARENTS OF BLIND CHILDREN DIVISION
The Florida Parents of Blind Children (FPOBC) of the National Federation of the Blind is a community of parents and friends who believe in the hopes and dreams of the nationís blind. Every day we work together to help blind children live the lives they want.
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We believe the long white cane is a means to independence. The white cane has proved a useful tool to millions of blind people in navigating their environments with confidence and safety. It is a tool which allows blind people to travel where and when they want, and as such leads to self-sufficiency. Order a free white cane by visiting:
We believe every blind person should have all of the tools available to them as a means to independence. The slate and stylus have long been and continue to be valuable tools for writing Braille.
The slate and stylus is the only Braille-writing device that has the same portability, flexibility and affordability as a pen and pencil. From labeling various items to jotting down a phone number, the uses and advantages of the slate and stylus to the blind are as varied as those of the pencil or pen to the sighted. You can order a free slate and stylus by visiting:
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