How About Reading The Newspaper Again?

Submitted by rmann on Thu, 05/10/2018 - 18:56

How would you like TO READ the newspaper with your morning cup of JAVA? Well, now you can!! The NFB of Florida is proud to offer you National Federation of the Blind Newsline®, a program sponsored by the National Federation of the Blind of Florida and a grant from the Florida Division of Blind Services.

Many seniors have lost enough vision that reading the daily newspaper is no longer possible. Now, once again, they can enjoy being able to participate actively in community affairs. Newsline®, gives subscribers access to newspapers, emergency weather updates, television listings, job ads, Target store ads, many magazines, and 14 Florida newspapers. Over 40 magazines, ranging from the Arts, Sciences, Health and Fitness, Pop Culture and National and International news are also available. And, there are multiple access methods such as the telephone, computer, NLS Talking Book player, hand-held reader and the iPhone.

NFB-NEWSLINE® has well over 300 publications AND it's still growing. Four Spanish-language newspapers are available to all subscribers. The service handles thousands of phone calls each day for individuals across the country. This also enables those who cannot read conventional print to have access to all content offered on NFB-NEWSLINE® when traveling throughout the United States, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

In Florida, we have several toll-free numbers for you to call to learn more. You may contact: Sherri Brun, NFBF Newsline® chair at 1-800-603-8578. For help in Spanish, please call Paul Martinez at 1-800-558-8261.