Vision Rehabilitation Services

Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Advocacy and Support

  • American Foundation for the Blind –National nonprofit that seeks to provide resources and advocacy among other services.
  • AFB Senior Site –AFB’s page dedicated to solutions and resources for senior adults with vision loss.
  • American Council of the Blind –A national organization offering advocacy and support among other services. Find state affiliates.
  • Department of Veterans Affairs: Blind Rehabilitation Services –Locate support and services for blind or visually impaired veterans.
  • Disability.Gov –Connecting the Disability Community to Information & Opportunities. Links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations.
  • Fix the Web –Web users can report accessibility problems found on websites, and volunteers will alert site owners.
  • National Federation of the Blind –A national network of blind people offering advocacy and education among other things. Find state and local chapters/resources.

Daily Living Products

American Printing House for the Blind –“The world's largest provider of accessible educational and daily living products."

Independent Living Aids–(800) 537-2118.

LS&S Products –(800) 468-4789.

Quintex of Asheville –(NC dealer for 828-299-9151.

Seedlings Braille Books for Children–(800) 777-8552.

Shop Low Vision –(800) 826-42400.

Deaf and Blind Addiction Resources

Treatment for Individuals with Disablities: Rehab Centers for the Deaf and Blind:

Visual presentations regarding addiction and treatment:

Expert Article section that provides white papers written by doctors and other mental health professionals:

Educational Resources

Affordable Colleges for the Visually Impaired

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired –Offering professional development opportunities for employees in the field of vision rehabilitation.

Consumer Frauds and Scams –Tips on how to protect yourself against consumer frauds and scams.

Emerald Education Systems –Online continuing education courses focusing on low vision rehabilitation.

The Hadley School for the Blind –Distance education courses for adults with vision loss.

Out of Sight Chat Site –Offers over forty different chat rooms with topics ranging from games, old time radio, adaptive cooking, book clubs, product demonstrations, to real time computer technical assistance.

Local Resources

News and Information

Recreation & Leisure