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Disability Resources - Sight Impairments

Links in this category: 15. Newest link in this category: 2018-01-16

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World Blind Union
The WBU is universally accepted as the representative of the world's blind community by the United Nations and other international organisations.
http://www.worldblindunion.org
International interest,
Spain,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Yahoo! Groups - magnifiers
Low Vision Computer Access List
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/magnifiers..
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Low Vision Information Center
A nonprofit organization offering information services and an in-house demonstration area with a variety of low vision aids and ideas.
http://www.lowvisioninfo.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
American Council of the Blind
Provides general information about the Council, including recent issues of our monthly publication, The Braille Forum.
http://www.acb.org/
International interest,
United States,
Link checked 2019-02
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Detroit, Michigan, is a non-profit agency dedicated to preventing blindness, reducing the impact of blindness, and advocating for those with severe vision loss.
http://www.gdabvi.org/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
A voluntary, not-for-profit rehabilitation agency that provides services for people who are blind, visually impaired and deafblind. The CNIB’s primary goal is to empower its clients to participate fully in a sighted world.
http://www.cnib.ca/
Canada,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Blind Foundation New Zealand
Information about New Zealand Foundation of the Blind, blindness issues, Guide Dog Services, Library and Information Services for the Blind, Equipment for Blind people
https://blindfoundation.org.nz/
New Zealand,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Adaptive Technology Center for the Blind (ATCB)
The ATCB is a dedicated computer trainer and Braille transcriber Center focusing on the needs of students and professionals in Ethiopia who are blind or visually impaired
http://www3.sympatico.ca/tamru/
Ethiopia,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Duxbury Systems
Home of Raised Dot Computing and MegaDots, braille translation programs.
http://www.duxburysystems.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Narrative Television Network
Makes movies and television programming accessible to blind and visually impaired people through narration, an "extra" voice added to the show to describe the visual elements of the story. Since 1988, NTN has narrated hundreds of hours of movies and television series, as well as several Broadway theatre productions and museum tours.
http://NarrativeTV.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
National Federation of the Blind
Helps blind persons achieve self-confidence and self-respect and acts as a vehicle for collective self-expression by the blind.
http://www.nfb.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02


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