- American Foundation for the Blind (AFB),
a U.S. nonprofit organization enabling blind or visually impaired people
to achieve equality and access. Provides information and referrals about
living with visual impairment. Helen Keller devoted over 40 years of her
life to AFB.
- Apple Accessibility Support- Vision
- Blind Links Wiki
- Blind Net: useful and factal information
about blindness, links to organizations OF the Blind and those organizations
FOR the Blind.
- Blindness Statistics
- Blindskills, Inc. A place where
you can find answers and solutions, publishers of Dialogue Magazine.
- Braille Challenge at the Braille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eliminate barriers to a fulfilling life caused by blindness and severe sight loss.
- Bronx Independent Living Services
Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empat ower all people with disabilities to understand and exercise their civil and human rights in order to live fully integrated lives in mainstream society. BILS assists individuals by providing them the necessary tools to make informed decisions about their own lives through access to education, skills development, and access to the appropriate resources.
Bronx Independent Living Services, Inc.
4419 Third Avenue, Suite 2C
Bronx, NY 10457
- Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped Eligibility Requirements for CBVH - New York State Office of Children & Family Services
- Computer Center for Visually Impaired People - Baruch College
The mission of the CCVIP is to increase the freedom, independence, and productivity of people who are blind or visually impaired through the power of digital technology. We accomplish this through training, applied research, product testing and development, and community awareness initiatives.
Computer Center for Visually Impaired People
Baruch College, CUNY
151 East 25th Street, room 648
NY, N.Y. 10010
Phone: (646) 312-1420 Fax: (646) 312-1421
Email: Karen Gourgey, Ed.D, Director
- Cornucopia Of Disability Information Low Vision and Blindness Links
Video Service: Making television and movies more accessible to people
who are blind or have low vision!
- Education Services For The Blind at blind.net
- GUIDE DOG INFORMATION
- History of Reading Codes Moon, New York Point, Braille and more
- Learning Ally: formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, a nonprofit volunteer
organization, is the nation's educational library serving people who cannot
effectively read standard print because of visual impairment, dyslexia, or
other physical disability.
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
- Media Access Group at WGBH
- Music for the Blind: Bill Brown has music courses for a dozen instruments and over 600 individual song lessons in an all-audio format. These courses and lessons are available through the National Library Service or can be purchased on his website at www.MusicForTheBlind.com. He can also be reached at 1-888-778-1828.
- Narrative Television Network (NTN): Founded in 1988 by Jim Stovall, NTN's Emmy award-winning technology has
opened television to blind and visually impaired individuals. NTN's full-length
motion pictures are reproduced with an additional soundtrack between the
existing dialogue to unobtrusively describe costumes, settings, action and
other visual elements that are essential to storylines.
- Orientation and mobility training for partially-sighted older adults using an identification cane: a systematic review
- Orientation and Mobility instructional resourcesR
- O&M Resources at Perkins
- Schools for the Blind in US List
- TRACE Center: The Trace R&D Center was formed in 1971 to address the communication needs of people who are nonspeaking and have severe disabilities. The Center was an early leader and innovator in the field that came to be known as "augmentative communication" (a term first coined by the Trace Center).
- Unified English Braille (UEB)
at The Braille Authority of North America (BANA)
- UK Piano Tuners Page: Association of Blind
VIBUG VIBUG, the Visually Impaired and Blind User Group, is located in Massachusetts, and serves blind and visually impaired users of computers and other assistive technology. I