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Resouce Links for Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired

www.aao.orgAmericanAcademy of Ophthalmology

www.aapos.bu.edu
American Academy ofPediatric Ophthalmology

www.acb.org American
Council of the Blind – national consumer advocacy organization for individuals who are blind or visually impaired

www.aerbvi.org
Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired – provides information on blindness and vision loss, certifies professionals in the field of blindness

www.afb.org American
Foundation for the Blind – provides information related to vision loss, braille, employment, and publications

www.afb.org/braillebug
Braille bug has information on braille plus games, riddles and biographies of Louis Braille and Helen Keller

www.blindskills.com Blindskills,
Inc. – Resources for people with visual impairments, publishes Dialogue Magazine

www.blindness.org
Foundation Fighting Blindness (formerly the Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation)

www.brl.org Braille
Through Remote Learning – on-line instructional program that provides teachers, parents, social workers, and current/future braille transcribers with on-line instruction in braille and braille transcription

www.bva.org Blinded Veterans of America

www.children’sglaucoma.com
Children’s Glaucoma Foundation

www.eyecancer.com
Eye Cancer International

www.eyesight.org
Macular Degeneration Foundation

www.fape.org Helping parents and advocate improve educational results for children with disabilities

www.focusfamilies.org Focus
Families – website for families of children with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia and Septo-Optic Dysplasia (also known as DeMorsier Syndrome)

www.glaucoma.org
Glaucoma Research Foundation

www.glaucomafoundation.org
Glaucoma Foundation Organization

www.hadley.edu Hadley
School for the Blind – provides free distance learning (home school)

www.lighthouse.org Lighthouse International – provides information, advocacy and training for individuals with visual impairments

www.loc.gov/nls
National Library Service for the blind and physically handicapped

www.lowvision.org
Low Vision Gateway

www.maculardegeneration.org
Macular Degeneration International

www.spedex.com/napvi/
National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments – provides support for families of children with visual impairments and links to other sites of interest to parents

www.nei.nih.gov National Eye Institute

www.nfb.org National Federation of the Blind; the largest membership organization of blind people in the U.S.

www.perkins.org
Perkins School for the Blind – includes resources for parents, teachers, family members and others on issues and publications related to people who are blind, Deaf-blind and multiply impaired

www.preventblindness.org
Prevent Blindness America

www.ropard.org The Association for Retinopathy of Prematurity and Related Diseases

www.rpbusa.org The leading voluntary health organization supporting eye research

www.viguide.com V.I. Guide – A guide to internet resource about visual impairments for parents and teachers.

www.centervisionresearch.org
to enhance the research and training efforts of the basic and clinical vision scientists in the Central New York area

http://www.blindline.org/home.asp 
BlindlineTM is a fully accessible web site created by VISIONS in collaboration with the American Foundation for the Blind to provide direct access to a New York statewide database of organizations and services for people who are blind or visually impaired, their family members, counselors, and other professionals.