The organizations in this section provide information, support, and advice to people with blindness and visual impairment.
American Foundation for the Blind
AFB provides a wealth of information and services to people who are blind or visually impaired, and their families, and for the professionals who serve them.
Blindness and Vision Impairment
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Resources on various topics and services for individuals with vision impairment, legal blindness or deaf/blindness and intellectual disability.
The Egov Institute
Disability.gov provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits, including those for people with visual impairments.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)
A nationwide agency with the mission "to enhance independence for people with vision loss and to be the leader in promoting vision health" in Canada; in English and French.
FamilyConnect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
This site has entries for many vision disorders and medical conditions that affect vision. Most include links to support groups.
Fred's Head from APH
American Printing House for the Blind
This “better living blog” has tips, techniques, tutorials, in-depth articles, and resources for and by blind or visually impaired people.
Information and resources for people living with blindness or visual impairments.
National Federation of the Blind
This consumer group lists the causes of blindness in young adults and people over 65; includes links to sites with related medical information
Royal National Institute for Blind People (RNIB)
One of the leading service agencies in the United Kingdom, RNIB offers practical support, advice, and imaginative solutions to anyone with a vision disorder; distributes braille and Talking Books nationwide.
Australia's leading provider of blindness and low vision services offers fact sheets, downloadable web accessibility tools, and useful links.
A "Self-Help for Vision Loss" web site that provides free, practical, hands-on information to enhance quality of life and independence for adults with vision loss, their families and friends, caregivers, and related professionals.