National Federation of the Blind of Nevada
Live The Life You Want
Terri Rupp, President
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FREE SERVICE TO THOSE WHO ARE UNABLE TO READ NEWSPRINT!
Unable to read the newspaper? We have the answer! It’s as easy as dialing a phone! And it’s FREE!
NFB-NEWSLINE is a free service offering access to newspapers available to anyone who is blind, vision impaired or print-disabled. It offers over 500 publications to choose from, including 12 national newspapers like the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, 20 breaking news sources such as CNN, BBC and ESPN Online, 17 international newspapers including Financial Times and Vancouver Sun, and countless state newspapers, as well as over 50 magazines like Family Circle, Time, Smithsonian and more.
NFB-NEWSLINE also has TV Listings so you can keep track of your favorite shows.
Job listings with NFB-NEWSLINE are another important resource for subscribers. Job listings for NFB-NEWSLINE are provided by a leading national search engine with over 100,000 jobs listed.
Another feature of NFB-NEWSLINE is the localized weather alerts. Have you heard the emergency alert tone on the television but are unable to read the message scrolling on the screen? Now you can simply sign into NFB-NEWSLINE and the weather report will be read to you on the spot. Any available weather alerts will be provided as soon as you sign into NFB-NEWSLINE.
NFB-NEWSLINE’s wide array of publications and announcements can be accessed anytime you choose, on your schedule, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. There are a variety of ways to access. You can use your touch-tone telephone, you can access the service via the website, On Demand emails, using portable players, or even via your iPhone, iPad or iPod! And it’s always free.
Who Can Benefit?
Anyone who cannot read conventional newsprint can qualify for this free service. Blind individuals can now gain access to the information in newspapers and TV at the same time as their sighted friends and family. Raise your expectations. Blind professionals can now converse on relevant topics critical to their work. Removing obstacles to your goals. Many seniors find that reading the daily newspapers is no longer possible. Now they can once again participate actively in community affairs. Blindness is not what holds you back. Blind children are now able to research their own school assignments and do homework independently. Blindness is not what defines your future. Anyone with a physical disability who is unable to turn a page can qualify for NFB-NEWSLINE. Live the life you want.
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Methods to View Publications
NFB-NEWSLINE over the Phone
iOS Mobile App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod
Web News on Demand
NFB-NEWSLINE® onDemand Email
NFB-NEWSLINE® for Portable Players
EMERGENCY WEATHER ALERTS and SEVEN-DAY FORECASTS
NFB-NEWSLINE offers both seven-day weather forecasts as well as emergency weather alerts. These weather alerts are localized to your zip code, or using your GPS for the NFB-NEWSLINE iOS Mobile App. Now if you hear the emergency tones on your television and are unable to read the message scrolling on the screen, you can log into NFB-NEWSLINE and the weather emergency will be provided to you immediately. You can then obtain further details if necessary, or proceed to your news and information.
NFB-NEWSLINE provides job listings from two national job sources each offering over 100,000 listings. Job listings are customizable and can be shared with your rehabilitation professional or other party at your request by providing a second email address. Customize your listing(s) by:
NFB-NEWSLINE offers TV listings customized to your home zip code and your television provider using the telephone access method. Hear only television listings for your provider. When available, the listings include which shows provide audio description.
NFB-NEWSLINE provides retail ads for national retailers. These ads, when possible, are customized to your zip code so you read only local ads.
NFB-NEWSLINE NFB National Channel
Our National Channel provides information specific to your interests.
On this channel (Option 1 on the Telephone Access Method) you will find:
Participating Nevada Publications
To learn more about NFB-NEWSLINE, please visit www.nfb.org/nfbnewsline. If you have any questions, please contact Terri Rupp, Nevada Coordinator for NFB-NEWSLINE at 702-524-0835 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call NFB-NEWSLINE at 1-866-504-7300 (toll free).
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