Resources — Blindness

American Council of the Blind
An organization of blind and visually impaired people.
American Foundation for the Blind
Information, resources, and consultation in the areas of education, employment, and special products for individuals with visual impairments.
American Printing House for the Blind
Products for students with visual impairments including math textbooks, tactile graphics kit, rulers, and graph sheets
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Programs, services, and products for people who are visually impaired.
NYISE's Blindness Resource Center
Provides programs for children who are blind or visually disabled.
Provides resource information related to blindness and visual impairments.
Science Access Project
A project to enhance the ability of people with print disabilities to read, write, and manipulate information, with a focus on math equations, information normally presented in tables and graphs, and information presented in diagrams and figures.
U.S. National Federation of the Blind
Education about blindness, information and referral services, scholarships, literature and publications, adaptive equipment, advocacy services, job opportunities and support for blind people and their families.
Working Together: Computers and People with Sensory Impairments
Video presentation and publication featuring computer technology for people with visual and hearing impairments.

Resources — Low Vision

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
Programs, services, and products for people who are visually impaired.
Lighthouse Guild
Vision Loss: Everything You Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask!, a large-print booklet designed for adults who have vision loss and their caregivers that answers common questions about vision conditions and the impact of vision loss.
Low Vision Gateway
The Low Vision Gateway is promoted as “your starting point to the world's resources for vision loss, vision-impairment, blindness, low vision aids and low vision rehabilitation services.”

See also

ACCESS Training Modules for Faculty
Disability information, including types of disabilities and accommodations in higher education, rights and responsibilities of students and instructors, an introduction to assistive technology, as well as links to the UDL tech modules.