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Overview

About Blindness - How to adjust to blindness or a visual impairment. Information on parenting and teaching a child with a visual impairment. Major causes of blindness in the United States.

Adaptive Technology and Visual Aids - Links to adaptive technology resources such as CCTVs, magnifying aids, screen readers, and a multitude of common household and personal items specially designed or modified for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Associations - Associations that support and assist the professionals who work in all phases of education and rehabilitation of blind and visually impaired children and adults as well as blind and visually impaired professionals working in such areas as technology and piano tuning.

Blind Sports Organizations - Links to Web sites that support blind sports and national and international blind sports organizations.

Braille Advocacy - Links to Web sites that support Braille literacy through education, Braille and tactile graphics standardization, and publication of books and materials in Braille.

Children - Web sites that teach young people about blindness or visual impairment.

Computer Accessibility - Links to Web sites that support computer accessibility.

Education and Training - Educational and training resources for the blind and visually impaired such asSchools for the blind, music training, educational product development, or access technology training.

Employment - Learn how to write a resume and find a job. Online job banks and job listings. How to deal with employment and disabilities.

Gaming Web sites for the Blind - Web sites where blind and visually impaired individuals can download games accessible to the blind or play online against other live opponents.

Government Web sites - Information on the Americans with Disabilities Act and Social Security.

Guide Dog Schools - Information on many guide dog schools in the United States. Learn about their specific programs and offerings and the geographic area each school serves.

Homepages by the Blind - See how others are coping with their vision loss, what they enjoy for recreation, and how they are making the most of their life as a blind or visually impaired individual.

Library Services - Library services for the blind and visually impaired.

Medical Resources and Information - Degenerative eye diseases and how to protect your vision. Foundations and organizations that research specific eye diseases and promote awareness. Discussions of the issues of low vision among Senior Citizens.

Parent Resources - Educational materials and teaching methods to assist blind and visually impaired children. Find Braille and mobility teaching aids and high quality low cost Braille books for children.

Programs and Services - Service oriented organizations. Support through education, training, and resources. Independent living skills and job training skills.

Publications and Literature - Periodicals, Braille books, audio books, e-text books, and resources where you can have books specially enlarged for your needs.