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Reviewed Disabilities Associations Links
(viewing 1 - 5 of 19)Braille Institute
The Braille Institute provides publications and cassettes and free books for visually impaired children. Classes in reading and writing Braille language materials, free Braille calendars, referrals to resources, and tapes on vision loss are among the resources accessible here.
National Federation of the Blind
The ultimate purpose of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) is the complete integration of the blind into society on a basis of equality. This site tells about the NFB and includes information important to its purpose. There are sections for adults and children as well as online publications that may be viewed.
American Foundation for the Blind
A non-profit organization founded in 1921 and recognized as Helen Keller's cause in the United States, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a leading national resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, the organizations that serve them, and the general public. The mission of the AFB is to enable people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve equality of access and opportunity that will ensure freedom of choice in their lives. This site provides a comprehensive overview of the Foundation, including newsletters & press releases, job postings, the AFB products catalog, as well as information for family and friends, and about blindness in general.
Action on Hearing Loss
Action on Hearing Loss (formerly The Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)) works for a world where hearing loss doesn’t limit or label people, where tinnitus is silenced and where people value and look after their hearing. This site provides a comprehensive overview of the organization and ways to get involved, news and research, and comprehensive information on deafness and hearing loss.
TASH is an international association of people with disabilities, their family members, other advocates, and professionals fighting for a society in which inclusion of all people in all aspects of society is the norm. TASH advocates for greater access to societal institutions for persons with disabilities through lobbying and publishing activities. An index of state & local chapters of TASH is available.