Associations, Nonprofits, and Schools

Associations, Nonprofits, and Schools

  • American Council of the Blind — a membership organization that strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people.

  • American Institutes for Research [link to]- a national behavioral and social science research and evaluation organization whose overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life. 
  • American Foundation for the Blind — a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for people with vision loss.

  • National Center for Learning Disabilities [link to] - a national nonprofit that  improves the lives of all people with learning difficulties and disabilities by empowering parents, enabling young adults, transforming schools, and creating policy and advocacy impact.
  • National Federation of the Blind — a membership organization for the blind that provides advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.

  • National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments - a non-profit organization committed to providing support to the parents of children who have visual impairments.

  • Perkins School for the Blind [link to]- an organization that provides education and services for children and adults around the world who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.
  • The Hadley School for the Blind - a school promoting independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for people who are blind or visually impaired, their families and blindness service providers.