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Blind / Visual impairment

aniridia, glaucoma, opthalmoplegia, strabismus, Leber optic atrophy, retinal anomalies, retinoblastoma, retinitis pigmentosa, other eye conditions, accessibility


National Federation of the Blind
1800 Johnson St., Baltimore, MD 21230
Phone: 410.659.9314 or 301.659.9314 - Fax: 410.685.5653
E-mail: nfb@iamdigex.net
Web site: www.nfb.org
includes Courtesy Rules of Blindness and Questions from Kids about Blindness
 
American Council of the Blind
1155 15th St., NW, Suite 720, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 800.424.8666 or 202.467.5081 - Fax: 202.467.5085
E-mail: info@acb.org
Web site: www.acb.org
American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300, New York, NY 10001
Phone: 800.232.5463 or 212.507.7600 TDD: 212.502.7662
E-mail:  ifbinfo@afb.net
Web site: www.afb.org
Guide to Toys for Children Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
1839 Frankfort Avenue, Mailing Address: P.O. Box 6085, Louisville, Kentucky 40206-0085 U.S.A.
Phone: 502-895-2405 - Customer Service: 800-223-1839 (U.S. and Canada) - Fax: 502-899-2274
E-mail: info@aph.org
 
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
1929 Bayview Ave., Toronto, ON, CN M4G 3E8
Phone: 416.480.7415 - Fax: 416.480.7699
 
Council of Citizens with Low Vision
5707 Brockton Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46220-5481
Phone: 800.733.2258 - Fax: 317.251.6588
Council of Families with Visual Impairment
6212 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23226
Phone: 804.288.0395
 
National Alliance of Blind Students
1155 15th St. NW, Ste, Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 800.424.8666 - Fax: 202.467.5081
Mailing List e-mail: listserv@postoffice.cso.uiuc.edu
 
National Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired
PO Box 317, Watertown, MA 02471
Phone: 800.562.6265 or 617.972.7441 - Fax: 617.972.7444
Web site: www.spedex.com/napvi
 
National Association for Visually Handicapped (NAVH)
22 W 21st St., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010
Phone: 212.889.3141 - Fax: 212.727.2931
Web site: www.navh.org

Blind Children's Center
4120 Marathon Street, Los Angeles, CA 90029
Phone: 800)222.3566 or 323)664.2153 - Fax: 323)665.3828
E-mail: info@blindcntr.org
Web site: www.blindcntr.org
Carroll Center for the Blind, Inc.
770 Centre St., Newton, MA 02158-2597
Phone: 800.852.3131 or 617.969.6200 - Fax: 617.969.6204
Web site: www.carroll.org/
International Foundation for Optic Nerve Disease (IFOND)
PO Box 777, Cornwall, NY 12518
Phone: 845)534.7250 - Fax: 845)534.7250
E-mail: ifond@aol.com
Web site: www.ifond.org
NIH/National Eye Institute
Building 31 Rm 6A32, 31 Center Dr MSC 2510, Bethesda, MD 20892-2510
Phone: 301.496.5248 - Fax: 3014021065
E-mail: 2020@nei.nih.gov
Web site: www.nei.nih.gov/
 
Prevent Blindness America
500 E. Remington Rd., Schaumburg, IL 60173-4557
Phone: 800.331.2020 or 847.843.2020 - Fax: 847.843.8458
Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic
20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609.452.0606
VISION Community Services
818 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA 02172
Phone: 617.926.4232 - Fax: 617.926.1412

Low Vision Assessment and Rehabilitation Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia (added Dec 2011)

Vision and Visual Disabilities - An Introduction by Gerd Waloszek, SAP User Experience, SAP AG, 2011 (added Dec 2011)


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