The Journey Forward: Research Report March 2022, with a collage of photos showing people wearing masks, walking with a white cane, accessing information via a tablet, and getting vaccinated

The Journey Forward

As the COVID-19 pandemic has made abundantly clear, we live in a society that increasingly lives and works through digital tools and online spaces. AFB's Journey Forward study identifies critical challenges encountered by adults who are blind, deafblind, or have low vision—digital accessibility problems and transportation barriers chief among them.

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Blind Leaders Development Program

The AFB Blind Leaders Development Program is creating more opportunities for individuals who are blind or have low vision to engage in leadership roles, creating a positive, upward trend in the employment rate of people with visual impairments.

Hanna, AFB Talent Lab Intern Ambassador

Introducing the AFB Talent Lab

The AFB Talent Lab is an innovative new education experience with the goal of closing the accessibility skills gap.

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Helen Keller

Activist, writer, hero…

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Worlds We Live In

This documentary commissioned by AFB for our centennial year draws upon the extraordinary and complex life of Helen Keller to celebrate diverse voices within the contemporary blind community.