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Advocacy Organizations

  1. American Council of the Blind

  2. American Foundation for the Blind

  3. Foundation Fighting Blindness

  4. National Federation of the Blind

  5. Catalogs for People With Special Needs

  6. Independent Living Aids


Catalogues for People with Special Needs

Various products including talking watches and other products for blind people.

  1. LS & S--Catalog of products for individuals who are blind or hard of hearing.

  2. Optelec--A catalog of various products for both blind and visually impaired people such as Braille displays and low vision equipment.

  3. View Finder--Store which sells products for both blind and visually impaired people.


Educational Institutions

  1. American Printing House for the Blind

  2. Commercial Braille production house as well as a catalog of educational products for people who are blind or visually impaired.

  3. The Hadley School for the Blind Offers correspondence courses for blind people on various subjects.

  4. The Perkins School for the Blind An educational resource center for blind children.

  5. Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired A school with resource information for blind children.



Provides information about audio descriptions for programs on TV, Hollywood movies on home video and Theatrical movies.



  1. Freedom Scientific--A computer company which sells Braille note takers, screen readers, screen enlargement programs and other adaptive products for computers.

  2. Human Ware--Computer company which sells Braille note takers and other adaptive computer equipment.

  3. Kurzweil Educational Systems Inc.--A company which sells reading machines and reading software for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.

Home Accessibility Resources -- 

  1. Guide to Room-by-Room Repairs for Easy Accessibility for Disabled Loved Ones

  2. 20 Home Modifications for People with Vision Loss

  3. Contrast and Color

  4. Lighting in and around the home: A guide to better lighting for people with sight loss

  5. Creating Accessible Kitchens for the Visually Impaired


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