Helen Keller on horseback

Below is an excerpt from Helen Keller’s essay Three Days to See. Enjoy her beautiful and wise words.

Three quarter profile of Helen Keller in Mrs. Perle's garden, 1924

Helen Keller reveled in nature. Her enjoyment of physical exercise and her love of the outdoors is beautifully captured in an article written 80 years ago this month and published in "The Guardian," a magazine "For Leaders of Camp Fire Girls." Read the transcription below and become inspired to stretch those limbs and enjoy the spring!

silhouette of a bicycle against a sunset

I heard such exciting news this morning! A well-known drone company, Auto-Fly, and a major bicycle manufacturer, Trekker, have teamed up to make a self-driving bicycle.

The new device has pedals and seat much like a conventional bike, but the steering and braking are handled by electronic and mechanical devices based on recreational drone technology.

super bowl

The Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, so get into the spirit with our roundup of resources for every football fan!

Even if you are only interested in the Super Bowl commercials, you’ll want to check out Web Director Crista Earl’s look at Comcast’s new talking guide for accessible television and how it can help everyone get more out of the viewing experience.

Fitbit on the wearer's wrist. Woman is holding an iphone with which to check the Fitbit app.

Tracking health and fitness is all the rage. Should you jump on the bandwagon? Can you? That is, are these tracking devices accessible to users who are blind?

I've tried two such devices: the Fitbit Flex™ (usually just called Fitbit) and the Up24™ from Jawbone.

Recently, our CareerConnect® Employment Specialist, Detra Bannister, chatted with Michael Peters, a tournament-based fishing angler. Michael has glaucoma, which has led to some vision loss, but he has found ways to adapt to his low vision status.

Dad and kids in pool

Come on in; the water's fine!

AFB continues our summer recreation series with a look at swimming. Swimming can be an excellent activity for people who are blind or visually impaired. Whether you are looking to swim some serious laps, get a great workout, or just cool off on a sweltering day, get the latest on the quintessential summertime activity.