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Hiring Blind: The Misconceptions Facing America's Visually Impaired Workforce

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People Who Are Blind Can Have Successful Careers

People Who Are Blind Can Have Successful Careers

Story distributed by North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) news service; August 29, 2013.

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Employers' Wariness Thwarts Many Blind Job Seekers

Employers' Wariness Thwarts Many Blind Job Seekers

Article in The Associated Press; November 3, 2013. 

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People Who Are Blind Equip the Military

People Who Are Blind Equip the Military

Story distributed by North American Precis Syndicate (NAPS) news service; November 22, 2013.

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Survey Reveals Myths and Misconceptions Abundant Among Hiring Managers About the Capabilities of People Who Are Visually Impaired

Survey Reveals Myths and Misconceptions Abundant Among Hiring Managers About the Capabilities of People Who Are Visually Impaired

Opinion piece by NIB President and CEO Kevin Lynch in Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness special issue on transition and employment; November/December 2013.

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Enhancing Independence for People Who Are Blind

Enhancing Independence for People Who Are Blind

Diversity Journal Q&A about NIB; December 4, 2013

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New Broom Sweeps Clean

New Broom Sweeps Clean

Stars and Stripes article about SKILCRAFT products; January 10, 2014.

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National Industries for the Blind Celebrates Milestone at New York City Event

June 28, 2013, NEW YORK, NY — National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, marked the 75th anniversary of the formation of NIB and the passage of the Wagner-O’Day Act at an event in New York City. Representatives from its associated nonprofit agencies, corporate and government partners and elected officials joined NIB at Lighthouse International in Manhattan to honor the historic milestone.

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National Industries for the Blind Announces Second Class of Advocates for Leadership and Employment

October 17, 2013, ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Industries for the Blind (NIB), the nation’s largest employment resource for people who are blind, announced its second class of Advocates for Leadership and Employment. Nine employees who are blind from NIB associated agencies were selected to help raise awareness among elected officials and educate employers about the capabilities of people who are blind.

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New York State Preferred Source Program for People Who Are Blind Names New Executive Director

April 25, 2013, Albany, NY – New York State Preferred Source Program (NYSPSP) for People Who Are Blind, an initiative that creates and sustains employment for New Yorkers who are blind, named Carrie Laney as the program’s new executive director. Laney begins her new role this week.

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