Organizations, Agencies and Resources For The Blind Links

American Council of The Blind
Facts about ACB and many valuable resources.

American Foundation For The Blind
Serving the Blind and Low Vision community. A great place to locate resources for the Blind.

American Printing House For The Blind
Valuable resource for materials and information.

Associated Services For The Blind and Visually Impaired
Inspiring Independence If you or someone you know is experiencing low vision or blindness, we can help. Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ASB) promotes health and independence. We provide classes and training in life skills and accessible technology and offer enriching arts, cultural and community activities in Philadelphia. We can also connect you with regional agencies and information to help you navigate issues related to health, housing, employment, education, transportation, and more.

Blind New World
Is it possible we fear blindness so much that we exclude those without sight? Stigmas, misperceptions and deep feelings about blindness lead us to marginalize and exclude this highly capable population.

Camp Abilities
A week-long Educational Sports Camp  Children with Visual Impairments 

Camp Happiness
Located in New Jersey this camp focuses on the development of coping skills and good attitudes.

Canadian National Institute For The Blind
This site is informational and available in both English and French.

Family Connect
Our Mission FamilyConnect is an online, multimedia community created to give parents of visually impaired children a place to support each other, share stories and concerns, and link to local resources.

Foundation Fighting Blindness
The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher Syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.

Guide Dogs For The Blind
Guide Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit, charitable organization with a mission to provide Guide Dogs and training in their use to visually impaired people throughout the United States and Canada. Our dogs and services are free to those we serve, thanks to the generosity of donors and support of volunteers. We are devoted to promoting the human/animal bond . Our two training facilities are in San Rafael, California?20 miles north of San Francisco, and in Boring, Oregon?25 miles east of Portland; we have puppy raisers throughout the Western states. We hope you enjoy your visit to our site, and come back often for news and updates.

Learning Ally (formerly RFB&D)
We learn in a variety of ways.

National Federation of The Blind
Locate aids and appliances, news about the Blind community and much more.

What is NVDACon? NVDACon (The Non-Visual Desktop Access Users and Developers Conference) is an annually held online conference of users, testers, developers, translators and other beneficiaries of the free, open source and community-driven NVDA screen reader. Inspired back in 2014 by community interest, NVDACon has been conducted regionally in Asia, Korea, Japan, the United States of America, etc., and internationally each year. A steadily growing conference, NVDACon has become more exciting each year, and has furthered its reach to impact the lives of more people each year.

Perkins School and Brailer Information
Information about both the Perkins school and Perkins Brailer is available here.

Royal National Institute For The Blind
Information and support for living with Blindness for United Kingdom residents.

Space Camp For Interested Visually Impaired Students
This once per Year camp offers Visually Impaired students the opportunity to experience the same training Astronauts do.

The Audio Description Project
The Audio Description Project is a project of the American Council of The Blind.

The Braille Institute
Offers a variety of classes and training, largely in California.

Through The Looking Glass
Provides a wealth of resources for those with disabilities.

Answers to many of your questions about raising children.

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