- 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 Computer Disability Information
- Books at Amazon.com
- Blind Links: Extensive
listing- one the best
- Blind Net: useful and factal information
about blindness, links to organizations OF the Blind and those organizations
FOR the Blind.
- The Blind and Visually
Impaired SiteRing was designed to join together web sites that are run
by, for, or about individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
- Blindness Statistics
- Blindskills, Inc. A place where
you can find answers and solutions, publishers of Dialogue Magazine.
- Bronx Independent Living Services
Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) is a non-profit, community based organization dedicated to empower 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
- Camera Obscura: Gregory Rosmaita's landmark resource on blindness issues and concerns.
- 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
- Cornucopia of Disability Information is a vast treasure trove of documents related to disability.
- DimeWeb Children's
Resources on Special Needs
Video Service: Making television and movies more accessible to people
who are blind or have low vision!
- Films by Lois Siegel: - Strangers in
Town-An insight into albinism and Extreme
Close-up. Extreme Close-up is a documentary about young adults who are
multi-handicapped, but who have one handicap in common: blindness. The film
not only confronts what it is like to be blind but also presents these young
people as having discovered self-expression through music.
- GUIDE DOG INFORMATION
- A History
of Publishing for People Who Are Blind
- History of Reading Codes Moon, New York Point, Braille and more
- 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.
- Institute for Innovative Blind Navigation
- Nyi-l This is a mailing listserv for graduates, alumni, staff, past and present, and friends and supporters of the New York Institute for Special Education, (formerly the New York Institute for the Education of the Blind). To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Nyi-l Archives. (The current archive is only available to the list members.)
- Orientation & Mobility
- 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.
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
- TRACE Center:extensive product
listings, reports, and software projects
- TravelVision: Offers
a wide range of Orientation & Mobility services designed to empower
visually impaired individuals to lead active lives. (Glendale, CA)
- UK Piano Page: Association of Blind
- United States Guide Dog Schools
- VICUG NYC: The Visually Impaired Computer Users'
Group of New York City - a peer support organization for blind and visually impaired
computer users of all skill levels in the New York City area.
and Mobility Training: The Way to Go
- The Zenith Tube: Home Of: Red
White And Blue.org