Free library services for people with visual or physical disabilities who cannot read or use ordinary books.
Provides information and referral regarding eye health and safety. Pre-school vision screening, adult vision screening and glaucoma screening.
The Federal Goverment’s principal agency for conducting and supporting vision research. It is located on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda.
For older adults, ages 55 and over, who are visually impaired. Group fosters a cohesive, supportive environment with others in similar circumstances. The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Myerberg Center at 1:30pm. Offered by Jewish Community Services.
Free electronic service that gives any blind, visually impaired, or print disabled person access to newspapers, magazines, and TV listings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For a full list of participating publications, visit the website. NFB- NEWSLINE also offers emergency weather alerts and seven day forecast, job listings, retail ads and more. There […]
Prevent Blindness is a patient advocate program for healthy vision. It provides public and professional education, community and patient services, programs, and research.
The Rehabilitation Division offers an innovative rehabilitation training program that teaches real world survival skills, builds self-confidence and prepares people who are visually impaired for the everyday challenges of family, home, work and personal achievements. Services are possible by creating non-traditional job opportunities, including installing and servicing a line of beverage and snack vending machines […]
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 […]
The Institute provides an environment of hope and encouragement for people who are blind and visually impaired. Refers people to Braille Publications.
New Eyes for the Needy purchases basic prescription eyeglasses for people in financial need in the U.S.