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We are asking for your help in an ongoing effort to ensure that people who are visually impaired are able to achieve their greatest level of independence.

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Support the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

The U.S. Senate's Foreign Relations Committee will hold hearings on the CRPD – the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This treaty is a powerful tool for protecting the basic human rights of people with disabilities all over the world. Show your Senators that support for this disability treaty is strong.

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Make Audio Description Tracks Standard for All Movie Releases

Tell studio executives to stop discriminating against people who are visually impaired. Tell them to make Audio Description tracks standard on all theatrical and DVD releases.

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Support Braille Education

Please help us ensure that every child who needs to learn braille has the opportunity by writing to the Massachusetts Commissioner of Education.

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The 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act

Support equal access to telecommunications, the Internet and television.