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The European Blind Union is a non-governmental, non profit-making European organization founded in 1984. One of the six regional bodies of the World Blind Union, it is the only organization representing the interests of blind and partially-sighted people in Europe.
FamilyConnect is an online, multimedia community created by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI).
Helen Keller Services for the Blind helps people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to develop independence and to participate actively and fully in their communities.
The Independent Little Bee: A little something for children with vision impairments & their families
This blog focuses on the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) for visually impaired students and how to implement it into everyday life. There are posts with topics on all aspects of the ECC and for a range of vision impairments, ages and abilities.
The National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States. The NFB improves blind people’s lives through advocacy, education, research and technology.
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for the more than 25 million people with vision loss in the U.S.
The American Council of the Blind is the nation's leading membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people.
American Printing House for the Blind is the world's largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and visually impaired.
The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults is a service agency which specializes in providing help to blind people which is not readily available to them from government programs or other existing service systems.
The urgent mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by blindness.
The Parenting Special Needs Online Magazine explores the changing face of parenting a special needs child. Continually seeking change for the better with new and helpful information that is “simplified” to fit into your already busy schedule.
In the United Kingdom, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading information and support organization for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.
The purpose of the Texas Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (TAER) is to render all possible assistance to the promotion, development, and improvement of all phases of education and rehabilitation of persons of all ages who are blind and visually impaired.
Lollipop Kids is a foundation based in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to fighting the stigma and isolation of families with disabled children. Lollipop programs include respite care, sibling support, and swapping child-sized adaptive equipment as children grow.
Blindskills' mission is the dissemination of information to blind and visually impaired people and their families through DIALOGUE Magazine, a toll-free help line, a monthly local support group open to anyone with an interest in vision loss, and their web site.