DRRI: Visual Impairments

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Discussion Lists

BLIST a comprehensive list of email discussion groups for and about people who are blind or visually impaired.

NFBNET the National Federation of the Blind sponsored email discussions.

World Wide Web

A-Z to Deafblindness
Resources, art, videos, and other information related to people who are deafblind.

Adjustment to Blindness and Visual Impairment
Short stories and links to positive approaches to the successful adjustment to blindness or visual impairment.

American Council of the Blind (ACB)
Consumer organization of Americans who are blind or visually impaired. Available resources include scholarship assistance, public education and awareness training consumer advocate support, leadership training, and advocacy including the "Washington Connection," a national legislative hotline.

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
A national nonprofit whose mission is to ensure that the ten million Americans who are blind or visually impaired enjoy the same rights and opportunities as other citizens.

American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
APH manufactures Braille, large print, recorded, CD-ROM, and tactile graphic publications, as well as a wide assortment of educational and daily living products.

Blindness Resource Center
A compendium of resources on blindness.

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
CNIB is a nationwide, community-based, registered charity committed to research, public education, and vision health for all Canadians.

The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness provides a library which includes publications and articles related to deafblindness, as well as local, state, and national listings of trainings, conferences, and events.

Deafblind International (DBI)
DBI allows access to information, networking opportunities, conferences, and DBI Review Magazine.

Family Village
Informational resources on specific diagnoses, communication connections, adaptive products and technology, adaptive recreational activities, education, worship, health issues, disability-related media, and literature.

National Association of Blind Students
The National Association of Blind Students, (NABS) is a division of the National Federation of the Blind, one of the most motivated and influential organization in existence, comprised of over fifty thousand active members nation-wide.

National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
Organization of Americans who are blind and visually impaired. Provides advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.

National Library Services for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of Braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.

The Blind Access and Support Network
Provides a website and discussion community that is dedicated to accessibility for users with visual impairments.

Raising a Blind Child
Tips and resources for parents with babies and children who are blind.

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D)
RFB&D provides materials for people who are blind, low vision, or have a learning disability.

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)
Offers information, support, and advice to more than two million people with sight problems in the UK.

RP Links
Provides links and other resources such as research and products for the visually impaired.

Vision Australia Foundation (VAF)
Provides vital services and facilities for people who are blind or vision impaired.