- 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
- History of Reading Codes Moon, New York Point, Braille and more at nyise.org
- GUIDE DOG INFORMATION
- Education Services For The Blind at blind.net
- Descriptive Video Service: Making television and movies more accessible to people who are blind or have low vision!
- Cornucopia Of Disability Information Low Vision and Blindness Links
- 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, [email protected]
- Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped Eligibility Requirements for CBVH - New York State Office of Children & Family Services
- 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.
Learning Ally 20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540, (800) 221-4792
- 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.
- NFB-Newsline® is the equivalent of a news stand, but one that is available over your telephone. Created by the National Federation of the Blind, NFB-Newsline makes it possible for people with vision loss to read hundreds of different newspapers and dozens of magazines from any telephone.
- Orientation and mobility training for partially-sighted older adults using an identification cane: a systematic review
- Orientation and Mobility instructional resources
- 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).
- The Ultimate Guide to Adapting Your Home If You Are Blind or Partially Sighted
- Unified English Braille (UEB)
at The Braille Authority of North America (BANA)
- UK Piano Tuners Page: Association of Blind Piano tuners
- 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.