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Blindness Resources

Products that Help the Blind/Visually Impaired

American Council of the Blind
2200 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 650
Arlington, VA. 22201-3354
(800) 424-8666
The American council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity and quality of life, for all blind and visually impaired people.

American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
1839 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY. 40206
(800) 223-1839
Provides educational, recreational, and daily living products.

American Thermoform Corporation
1758 Brackett Street
Laverne, CA. 91750
(800) 331-3676
Provides Braille Embossers, Thermoform Machines, Swell-Form Tactile Graphics Machine, Perkins Brailler and accessories.

Bapin Group, LLC
PO Box 1582
El Cerrito, CA. 94530
(415) 580-2448
We serve those who are deaf-blind, deaf with low vision, blind, as well as others with disabilities. We supply a broad range of computer hardware and software, peripherals, and adaptive/assistive technology products.

Blind Independence Diabetes Group

(980) 253-0949
The purpose of the BID Group is to enable blind diabetics to improve their diabetes health skills, gain independence, and make new friends! The BID Group website provides free “living with diabetes and blindness” audio training materials from top medical and blindness professionals. It offers friendly nationwide peer support groups where blind diabetics, facing the same issues, can learn, laugh, and grow together.

Carolyn's Low Vision Products
3938 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL. 34231-3622
(800) 648-2266
Provides low vision aids, CCTV's, computer accessories, Braille supplies, canes, medical supplies and games.

2385 Cimarron Dr.
Santa Clara, CA. 95051
(408) 409-7333
Clarix is leading the way by designing state of the art assistive technology devices for helping individuals maintain their independent lifestyles. Whether you are a student, business executive or retiree, there is a Clarix device to help.

Donegan Optical Company, Incorporated
15549 West 108th Street
Lenexa, KS. 66219
(913) 492-2500
Provides magnifiers and lens readers.

Electro-Optix, Incorporated
2181 North Powerline Road
Pompano Beach, FL. 33069
(800) 779-2801
Provides magnifiers and other low-vision aids.

School Health Corporation
865 Muirfield Drive
Hanover Park, IL. 60133
(888) 640-1999
EnableMart is the one stop solution for over 3,000 Assistive Technology devices from over 200 manufacturers.

Fedora Outlier, LLC
349 Decatur St., SE
Atlanta, GA. 30312
(888) 958-6979
Top down, BETTER THAN EXCELLENT ™ consulting, teaching and support. "Home of the $6 Question™"

Freedom Scientific Blind/Low Vision Group and Corporate Offices
11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg, FL. 33716-1805
(800) 444-4443
Products for low vision, blindness and learning disabilities.

Georgia Client Assistance Program (CAP)
123 North McDonough Street
Decatur, GA. 30030
(800) 877-9727
The purpose of the Client Assistance Program (CAP) is: to provide assistance in informing and advising clients and client-applicants of all available benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended; to assist clients in their relationships with projects, programs and facilities providing services to them under the Act, including assistance in pursuing legal, administrative or other appropriate remedies to ensure the protection of the rights of such individual under this Act (if requested by clients and client-applicants); and to provide information on available services under the Act to any individual with handicaps in the state.

Georgia Guide Dog Users (GGDu)
1249 Morrow Dr.
Social Circle, GA. GA 30025
(770) 464-0450
To promote, advocate, and educate for the acceptance of blind people with guide dogs.

Helen Keller International
352 Park Avenue South, 12th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10010
(877) 535-5374
Helen Keller International's commitment is to eradicate preventable blindness and to ensure children and adults no longer suffer the debilitating effects of poor nutrition. Spanning 22 countries around the world, our entire organization, including our worldwide staff, our Board of Trustees, and our Senior Leadership work tirelessly towards this goal.

Home Readers
318 East Nelson
Edgerton, KS. 66021
(877) 814-7323
Catalog transcribing service for blind and visually impaired.

Howe Press
Perkins School for the Blind

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA. 02472
(877) 473-7546
Provides Braille writing equipment and accessories, etc.

Independent Living Aids, Incorporated
200 Robbins Lane
Jericho, NY. 11753
(800) 537-2118

LS&S Group
145 River Rock Drive
Buffalo, NY. 14207
(800) 468-4789
Provides low vision aids ,hard of hearing, magnifiers and assistive technology etc.

2181 North Powerline Road
Pompano Beach, FL. 33069
(800) 779-2801
Web-based retail division of Electro-Optix, Inc.

Maxi-Aids, Inc.
42 Executive Blvd.
Farmingdale, NY. 11735
(800) 522-6294

National Federation of the Blind Independence Market
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD. 21230
(410) 659-9314, extension 2216

Rainshine Canes for the Blind
1011 Sherman Avenue
Madison, WS. 53703
(608) 257-9330
Provides canes, etc.

The New Vision Store
919 Walnut Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA. 19107
(215) 629-2990
Provides low vision aids, games and Braille writing and labeling products, etc.

VisAbility Store
739 West Peachtree Street, N.W.
Atlanta, GA. 30308
(404) 602-4358
Provides access to more than 1,000 products that can help make your life a little easier. Whether you are blind, visually impaired, or simply can't see the way you used to, VisAbility has specialized items created for your specific needs.

Visual Enhancements
PO Box 49734
Athens, GA. 30604
(877) 236-7092
Low vision aids for people with low vision.

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