They expand and share knowledge through a variety of initiatives, including original research and our peer-reviewed Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.
They advocate for better policies that promote accessibility and ensure equality and opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired, creating a culture of inclusion at work, at school, and in our communities.
They convene leaders—across our field and among business leaders, public officials and other decision-makers—we champion the development of legislation and best practices that provide equal opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired.
In the business world, we guide the creation of more accessible products and websites.
They provide publications to educate professionals who work with students who are blind or visually impaired.
They speak up for children who are blind or visually impaired, to make sure they have the resources they need, including textbooks and classroom materials.
They provide adults—particularly the increasing number of older adults experiencing vision loss—with resources that help them remain independent.
Online Only Service
|Type of Organization||https://www.facebook.com/americanfoundationfortheblind|
|Categories||Advocacy, Disability Specific, Emotional Support, Social Media|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||All ages|
|Disability Categories||Medical Condition, Physical Disability|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||No|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||Yes|
|Phone Number||800 232-5463|