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- Access World: www.afb.org/aw
Online magazine by the AFB - American Foundation for the blind.
- Action for Blind People (AFBP, UK): www.afbp.org
A national charity that provides practical support to blind and partially sighted people through work, housing, leisure and support.
- ADA Resources: Living with Blindness: ADA Resources: Living with Blindness
Helpful information and advice from the Arizona Office for Americans with Disabilities. This link was suggested for inclusion by the Students of Green Mountain Central School District in Vermont.
- AER: www.aerbvi.org
International professional association for people assisting in the education and rehabilitation of the blind and visually impaired.
- American Council of the Blind - USA: www.acb.org
- American Foundation for the Blind - USA: www.afb.org
- Association for the Blind of Western Australia.: www.abwa.asn.au
- Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand: www.abcnz.org.nz
- Attention Deficit Disorders: www.add-adhd.org
Looks at possible connections between visual impairment and children's behaviour. Is it really ADD/ADHD? Or is it an undetected vision problem?
- Beacon Centre for the Blind: www.beacon4blind.co.uk
- Blind Children's Center - USA: www.blindcntr.org
- Blind Citizens Australia: www.bca.org.au
- Brighton Society for the Blind - Moon website: www.bsblind.co.ukfull/moon
Moon Website, Part of the site of the Brighton Society for the Blind, this website is about William Moon (an inhabitant of Brighton) and the embossed type which he invented for blind people. Moon is a method of reading and writing by touch using raised shapes. It takes its name from its inventor, a blind English man called Dr William Moon. The simplistic style of Moon, based on the forms of the Roman alphabet, makes it much easier to learn than braille for those who have all ready learnt to read visually, or do not have a keen enough sense of touch for braille.
- British Blind Sport: www.britishblindsport.org.uk
British Blind Sport believes in the many benefits that sport can offer visually impaired people, including improved health and mobility, broadening horizons, making new friends, and becoming more independent.
- Cardiff Institute for the Blind.: www.cibi.co.uk
- Danish Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted (IBOS, Denmark): www.ibos.dk
- Dorina Nowill Foundation for the Blind (FDN, Brazil): www.fundacaodorina.org.br
- Finnish Federation of Visually Impaired (NKL, Finland): www.nkl.fi/
- Flemish Library for the Blind (VLBB, Belgium): www.luisterpuntbibliotheek.be
The Flemish Library for Audio Books and Braille is a public library, which lends books in an adapted form to those who are blind or visually impaired and to other persons who are print-impaired.
- FORCE Foundation Resource Centre (FF, The Netherlands): www.f-force.nl
Force helps blind and visually impaired children and adults in developing countries to improve their chances in life by providing access to information.
- Foundation Fighting Blindness - USA: www.blindness.org
The urgent mission of The Foundation Fighting Blindness is to find the causes, treatments, preventions, and cures for retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
- Hong Kong Society for the Blind (HKSB, Hong Kong China): www.hksb.org.hk
The principal, government subsidised, voluntary organisation in Hong Kong that provides comprehensive services for the blind and visually impaired population.
- Institute Nazareth et Louis Braille (INLB, Canada): www.inlb.qc.ca
Near Montreal, Quebec, The Institut Nazareth et Louis-Braille is a rehabilitation centre offering services to visually impaired.
- International Blind Sports Federation: www.ibsa.es
International Blind Sports Association (IBSA), Represents blind sports all over the world.
- International Glaucoma Association: www.glaucoma-association.com
A comprehensive source of up-to-date news and information about glaucoma, a free service provided by the International Glaucoma Association (IGA). The IGA is a patient-based organisation which works to prevent glaucoma blindness by providing information, literature and advice.
- Italian Union of the Blind (UIC, Italy): www.uiciechi.it
The UIC represents and safeguards the moral and material interests of the blind and severely visually impaired persons at public administration level.
- Japanese Society for Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (JSRPD): www.jsrpd.jp
- LA LUMIERE (THE LIGHT), Work for Blind and Low Vision People (LUMIERE, Belgium): www.lalumiere.be
Providing diagnoses, therapies, re-education and re-adaptation to the visually impaired.
- Lighthouse International - USA: www.lighthouse.org
Lighthouse International is a leading resource worldwide on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. Through its pioneering work in vision rehabilitation services, education, research and advocacy, Lighthouse International enables people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted to lead independent and productive lives.
- Ligue Braile ASBL (LB ASBL, Belgium): www.liguebraille.be
Charitable institution for blind en visually impaired people. Offers technical help, locomotion schooling, career guidance, cassette and braille library. Social service covering the whole of Belgium.
- Minnesota State Services for the Blind (CCMSB, USA): www.mnssb.org
- Mitra Netra (Friends of the Blind) Foundation (MNF, Indonesia): www.mitranetra.or.id
The Mitra netra Foundation is an independent institution in the field of education and development of the visually impaired, based in Jakarta.
- National Association for the Blind (NAB, India): www.nabdelhi.org
The National Association for the Blind-Delhi, is the largest non-government, voluntary organization in India.
- National Braille Association: www.nationalbraille.org
Providing education to those who prepare braille, and to provide braille materials to persons who are visually impaired.
- National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI, Ireland): www.ncbi.ie
- National Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons (NCWDP, Philippines): www.ncwdp.gov.ph
The NCWDP is the lead agency tasked to steer the course of program for persons with disabilities and the delivery of service to the sector. It is also tasked to monitor the implementation of several laws to ensure the protection of persons with disabilities, civil and political rights.
- National Federation of the Blind (USA): www.nfb.org
- National Federation of the Blind of California: www.nfbcal.org
- National Institute for the Blind (INCI, Colombia): www.inci.gov.co
- National Institute for the Visually Handicapped (NIVH, India): www.nivh.org
NIVH is under the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment. It is involved in Human resource development.
- National Work for the Blind (ONA, Belgium): www.ona.be
ONA is non-profit organization which aims at promoting the social position for blind and visually impaired people.
- Panhellenic Association of The Blind (PABGR, Greece): www.pst.gr
Established in 1932 and the first Organization of the blind and all other handicapped in Greece.
- Queen Alexandra College: www.qac.ac.uk
A Further Education College for blind and partially sighted students in Birmingham, One of Europe's leading vocational college for students with a visual impairment. A British site. A National College for People with Visual Impairment and those with other Disabilities.
- Republic of Srpska Blind Union: www.ssrs.org.yu
Republic of Srpska Blind Union is a social organization with the primary mission of creating better conditions for life and work of blind and visually impaired persons and their organizations.
- Royal London Society for the Blind: www.rlsb.org.uk
Providing education, training and employment services that enable people who are blind or partially sighted to overcome the discrimination they face and the social exclusion and poverty many experience.
- Royal National College for the Blind, UK.: www.rncb.ac.uk
- Royal National Institute for the Blind (UK): www.rnib.org.uk
The RNIB is Britain's biggest organization for Blindness, the site contains faqsheets on almost every subject about Blindness, and lots more. They also campaign for rights.
- Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind.: www.rnzfb.org.nz
- Royal Society for the Blind of South Australia (RSB, Australia): www.rsb.org.au
The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) of South Australia helps those with little or no sight to optimise their opportunities by providing specialist staff, information and technology resources to meet individual needs.
- Sight Savers International. : www.sightsavers.org
Working to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. Sight Savers also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.
- Spanish National Organisation of the Blind - ONCE: www.once.es
- Swiss National Association of and for the Blind: www.szb.ch
The SNAB is the Swiss umbrella organization for blind and visually impaired people. It provides regular information about the current range of aids available for vision-impaired and blind people, Training courses for professional staff, news about the welfare of the blind, and important dates concerning the blind in Switzerland.
- Thai Blind People's Foundation (TBPF, Thailand): www.tabod.net
- Thai Blind People's Foundation. : www.tab.or.th
- The British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society: www.brps.org.uk
- The Canadian National Institute for the Blind: www.cnib.ca
- The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association: www.gdba.org.uk
- The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) - Australia : www.rsb.org.au
- The Torch Trust for the blind. : www.torchtrust.org
Christian literature, fellowship and personal support for blind and partially sighted people.
- The World Blind Union (WBU): www.worldblindunion.org
The World Blind Union (WBU) is the only organisation entitled to speak on behalf of blind and partially sighted persons of the world, representing 180 million blind and visually impaired persons from about 600 different organisations in 158 countries.
- Tiresias - International Information on Visual Disability: www.tiresias.org
The Tiresias website provides in-depth information on assistive devices for people with visual disabilities, current and future research, technical information, disability organisations and agencies, sources of research, funding, publications, standards and legislation.
- United States Associaiton of Blind Athletes: www.usaba.org
- Visage: Visage
Supporting blind and partially sighted people into employment. Useful information for employers too.
- Vision Australia: www.visionaustralia.org.au