New Jersey Association of Blind Students (NJABS)

The purpose of this Organization shall be to serve as a division of the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey; to promote educational opportunities and the general well-being of the blind of this nation and the state to function as an integral part of the National Federation of the Blind.

During the year, information highlighting scholarships, workshops/seminars, national/state conventions and internship possibilities are distributed. An in person meeting is conducted at the state convention and presentations are held throughout the year.

Please visit our FaceBook page: https://www.facebook.com/newjabstudents.

The division conducts monthly conference calls via phone. For a schedule of monthly calls and times, please contact President Vee Gaspa at 434-989-1868 or email veronica.gaspa@student.shu.edu.

Those attending postsecondary education needing self-advocacy tips, please read the following self-advocacy resources:

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Contact Information

Joseph Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-743-0075
Email: nfbnj1@verizon.net

Coming Soon

NFB Washington Seminar
January 30 through February 2, 2017
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

NFB National Convention
July 10 through 15, 2017
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819