International Blindness Organisations & Sites

Action for Blind People (U.K.)

ACB Radio

American Council of the Blind

American Foundation for the Blindis a site containing articles, product reviews, and sells products that meet the needs of people who are vision impaired of all ages.

American Printing House for the Blind

Bibles for the Blind and Visually Handicapped International

Blind World (the Online Magazine for the Blind and Vision-Impaired)

Blindness Resource Center (contains many links to blindness related web sites)

Bookshare is an international library available to people with print reading disabilities and/or vision impairments in over 36 countries. It contains over 100,000 books in both daisy and Braille formats. This library is provided as an affordable yearly subscription, with a one-time creation fee they use to offset the cost of verifying your disability

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

DAISY Consortium (Digital Audiobased Information System) – A talking book system (The online community for people who are blind and visually impaired, their families, friends and colleagues)

Equipment for Kenya

Hadley School for the Blind

Library of Congress (U.S.A.)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

MD Support: The Eyes of the Macular Degeneration Community (provides information and support for people dealing with macular degeneration and related retinal diseases which lead to a loss of central vision)

Narrative Television Network (makes movies and television programming accessible to blind and visually impaired people through narration, including free narrated programming on the web)

National Federation of the Blind (U.S.A.)

National Federation of the Blind: Advocates for Equality (Canada)

Nystagmus Network (a UK-based self-help group set up in 1984, providing support for adults and children with nystagmus, their parents and teachers and fostering research into the condition)

Operation Eyesight (a non-profit organization that has been helping those threatened with preventable and treatable blindness conditions for over 40 years)

Perkins Scout is a searchable database of carefully evaluated online resources related to blindness.

Real-Eyes Computer User’s Group of Kansas City, Missouri (includes Real Audio archives of their monthly meetings)

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic

Royal National Institute for the Blind (U.K.)

Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

Sight Savers International

World Blind Union