American Council of the Blind

A membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. Publishes the Braille Forum – a free monthly national magazine. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities; cooperating with the public and private institutions and organizations concerned with blind services; encouraging and assisting all blind persons to develop their abilities, and conducting a public education program to promote greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of blind people.