New Jersey Association of Blind Technology Users (NJABTU)

The purpose of this organization shall be:

For all Blind Members to have the opportunity for tools of technology; To support the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey in its various activities. To operate as a mechanism through which blind technology professionals and technology users can come together to plan and carry out programs of collective action relative to the use of technologies by the blind; to achieve the integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality with the sighted; and to take any other action which will improve the overall condition and standard of living of the blind.

In March 2017, the New Jersey Association of Blind Technology Users (NJABTU) began hosting quarterly national conference calls. To learn more about the topics covered and how to listen to the archived calls, please visit

The NJABTU meets monthly via conference call. For a schedule of monthly calls and times, please contact President Jane degenshein by phone at 973-736-5785 or by email at

The call in information for all calls conducted by NJABTU (both regular meetings and the national technology seminar calls) is:
Call in number: 515-604-9570
Access Code: 612068

The members of NJABTU share their knowledge with others to expand opportunities to use the devices offered to them to raise their expectations to gain information through technology.

For a listing of technology resources, please view the NFB’s Technology Resource List at

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Contact Information

Joseph Ruffalo, President
254 Spruce Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Phone: 973-743-0075

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2019 NFB Washington Seminar

January 28 through 31, 2019
Holiday Inn Capitol
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024

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April 13, 2019
Time to be announced
Knights of Columbus Hall
94 Bridge Street
Belleville, NJ 07109
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