This site is here to try and offer some help to Blind, Deaf
people, And especially Deafblind people, and those who provide
specialized services for those who are Deafblind. A-Z to
Deafblindness is also here, to make people more aware about
Kratter & Company
Technology & services for people with diasbilities. Located in
Garden Grove, California.
Welcome to the website of A2i. Our aims are to make information
accessible to people with visual impairments, and to help
businesses fulfil their legal requirements under the Disability
Discrimination Act 1995. We can help you translate your company's
information into Braille, Large Print, Tape and Disk.
- The Art of Calculation with
About he abacus since the Chinese civilization circa 500
Attack for Blind and Low Vision
ABACUS ATTACK is a game for students who are blind and visually
impaired. Developed by three teachers of the visually
impaired/mobility specialists, it is designed to reinforce math
facts and abacus skills for students in grades ( 1 - 6
ABBYY FineReader OCR allows to convert and edit a variety of paper and
electronic files, including PDF files or scanned pages of books, magazines,
newspapers, documents, letters, brochures, and a lot more, delivering
superior OCR and PDF conversion capabilities with improved recognition
accuracy and format retention.
Index (blind & visually
Links on blindness and visual impairment.
British distributor of assistive technology.
ABK DATA specialises in supply of computer equipment for the
visually impaired and is situated sentrally in south-east
Formerly known as The Deafblind Association.
ABTIM - Blind & Low Vision
Devices Research and Development
Informations about the TIM project for the development and usage of the
Tactile-Interactive-Monitor. VideoTIM is a combination of TIM and a
for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education
The primary purpose of ACVREP is to generally assist the federal
and state governments in improving the public health and safety by
supporting and promoting quality services to individuals who are
blind or visually impaired through standards of excellence for
professionals (persons) involved in the delivery of vision
rehabilitation and education services.
Following the merger in January 2004 of Europe's major speech players Babel
Technologies, Elan Speech and Babel Infovox, the newly formed company has now
unveiled its corporate name, Acapela Group.
ACB Radio features blind broadcasters in eight countries, broadcasting to a
world wide audience in over 70 countries. People listen to ACB Radio using
free software on their computer.
The ACCELERATE project aims at providing access to the modern
library services for blind and partially sighted
We are the world leader in PCI and USB speech synthesizers for use with
screen readers or text to speech conversion software.
Technology Institute (ATI)
Access Technology Institute is dedicated to changing the way in which
the world of training for blind and visually impaired consumers is viewed by
society as a whole.
Access to Information and Reading Services (AIRS)
AIRS aims to provide information of all kinds in an accessible form to people
who have difficulty reading print.
Accessible Friends Network
TAFN is a user-led U K voluntary group who use email, the internet, voice
conferencing & other resources to improve the quality of life for people who
are registered blind (who may also have other disabilities) & their partners,
Accessibility Interoperability Alliance (AIA)
AIA brings companies together to collaborate on the design and delivery
of solutions to long-standing Accessible Technology/Information Technology
(AT/IT) interoperability challenges.
Accessible Games are Windows 95/98 games designed specifically for
blind and visually impaired computer users. At this time, the
games on this site are compatible with JFW version 3.3 or higher
and Window-Eyes version 3.1 or higher.
Swiss distributor of access technology for the visually impaired.
Information and support network for individuals and families
affected by the rare inherited vision disorder achromatopsia,
includingboth rod monochromacy and blue cone monochromacy
Information about achromatopsia in Dutch.
for Blind People
A national UK charity which aims to enable blind and partially
sighted people to enjoy equal opportunities.
Adaptive Technology Consulting is a company that provides,
installs and trains in the use of equipment for the blind,
visually impaired and individuals with reading difficulties.
Located in Amesbury, MA.
Adaptive Technology for
Rehabilitation, Integration, and Empowerment of the Visually Impaired (ATRIEVI)
The first and only non-government organization that institutionalized
information technology access for the blind and visually impaired in the
Adaptive Technology Resources is dedicated to assisting blind and
visually impaired in regaining independence and providing a better
way to look at life.
Accessibility Resource Center
Adobe is an industry leader for accessibility and supports the creation
of great web experiences by encouraging web developers to produce rich,
engaging content that is accessible to all.
Belgian vendor of assistive technology
for the visually impaired. (In French)
Our company makes both Folding and Rigid Graphite Canes. We help
solve mobility problems for the visually impaired with a low cost,
high quality, user friendly cane.
Advocates for Sight Impaired
We are an independent Canadian consumer driven advocacy coalition. We
address issues affecting people who are blind, sight impaired or deaf-blind.
Union of the Blind
AFUB is an umbrella organisation comprising of organisations of
and for the Blind in Africa. Founded in 1987, it has the sole
purpose of ensuring access and expansion of quality services for
all blind and partially sighted persons in the
The private, not-for-profit, AgingEye Times is an organization that provides
free access to the latest medical information on diseases of the aging eye in
an attempt to empower people to take control of their vision health, while
educating them on the importance and need for further medical advances.
Our aim is to provide access to the mainstream gaming community not by
producing specialist "accessible games" but by making mainstream games
accessible. We want blind people to not only play the games that sighted
people do, but to be involved in the online communities that surround them.
AGRIP = Accessible Gaming Rendering Independence Possible.
Developer of ZoomText for the low vision computer
Aid for the Blind
Aid for the Blind has been established for over 30 years and provides
accommodation services for blind and vision impaired people in Queensland,
German producer of of newspapers and journals on cassette. (In
Al Nour Wal Amal (Light
& Hope) Association
The primary aim of Al Nour Wal Amal Association is to fulfill the rights
of blind girls and women by providing them with free education, literacy
programs, vocational training and job opportunities.
Institute for Deaf and Blind
AIDB operates four instructional programs and a manufacturing
complex in Talladega, and a statewide network of regional
Spanish organization for people with albinism. (In Spanish)
Fellowship of Australia
AFA is a national, non-profit organization established in 2005. The
fellowship is run by volunteers who all have been personally touched by
albinism in some way.
World Alliance (AWA)
AWA is a network of albinism support groups in various countries.
The AWA was founded in 1992 by representatives from Australia,
Canada, Tanzania, the United Kingdom, and the United States of
America. The AWA has grown to include albinism support groups in
Germany, Mali, Malawi, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Norway, and
South Africa, and other countries.
German albinism information site. (In German)
The Albino Foundation is committed to addressing the plight of albinos
and to change negative mind sets and socio-cultural stereotypes about
albinism in Nigeria and the world.
All About Vision
This commercial site has also information on cataract, glaucoma and macular
degeneration as well as on low vision.
All Blind Children of Texas
All Blind Children of Texas works to assess the educational
opportunities of blind students in Texas and help provide programs, services
and materials that will in the gaps in both core and expanded curricular
All for Eyes
Distributor of low vision aids in Singapore.
for Technology Access
ATA is a network of community-based resource centers dedicated to
providing information and support services to children and adults
Alliance for Equality
of Blind Canadians (AEBC)
The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), formerly the National
Federation for the Blind: Advocates for Equality, is a consumer group of
blind, partially sighted, and deaf-blind adults, parents of the aforementioned
and other interested individuals, with a common goal to preserve and enhance
the rights of such persons in Canada through public education, advocacy, and
German company marketing light sources and technology for the visually
impaired. (In German)
French distributor of assistive technology for the visually impaired. (In
Canadian producer of canes for the visually impaired.
The AMD Alliance International is a nonprofit alliance of vision
and seniors organizations working to raise the awareness level of
age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and an understanding of
available options for treatment, rehabilitation and support
Information on age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Academy of Optometry
Rich source for optometry information.
Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Lot of information about ophthalmology and children.
Association of the Deaf-Blind
A national consumer advocacy organization for people who have
combined hearing and vision impairments.
Council for the Blind
The American Council of the Blind is the nation's leading
membership organization of blind and visually impaired
Foundation for the Blind
Rich source on education and rehabiltation of the blind and
visually impaired as well as other areas.
The mission of the American Glaucoma Society is to promote excellence in
the care of patients with glaucoma and preserve or enhance vision by
supporting glaucoma specialists and scientists through the advancement of
education and research.
Journal of Ophthalmology
A monthly peer reviewed, scientific publication.
Macular Degeneration Foundation
AMDF was created to work for the prevention, treatment, and cure
of macular degeneration through raising funds, educating the
public and supporting scientific research.
Information resource on nystagmus.
Printing House for the Blind
The national producer of textbooks and educational materials for
the blind and visually impaired.
Producer of equipment for tactile pictures production and
distributor of braille producing equipment.
Spanish organisation for people with aniridia.
The Aniridia Network International was set up in October 1998 to provide
support and advice to people and families affected by aniridia across the
Distributor of technical devices for the visually
Mexican distributor of assistive tecknology. (In
Since 1985 Apple has been committed to helping people with disabilities
attain an unparalleled level of independence through a personal computer.
State Schools for the Deaf and the
Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and the Blind is a non-profit
state agency which specializes in the education of children and
youth with hearing or vision loss throughout Arizona.
Arkansas Radio Reading Service for the Blind Network
A.R.R.S.B.N. broadcasts 24 hours per day, seven days per week.
Canadian distributor of assistive technology.
Art Beyond Sight
Art Beyond Sight Across the World is an international collaborative of
community-based groups and local affiliates of national agencies, museums and
other arts-related organizations, elementary and high schools, colleges and
universities, national and international advocacy groups, and blind, visually
impaired, and sighted art enthusiasts.
Art Through Touch is an organisation based in south London
that develops and runs art projects with visually impaired and
Producer of assistive technology for the blind and visually
Eye Information & Patient Support
The website contains in-depth information about custom made ocular
prostheses (artificial eyes), and a directory of ocularists from
around the world that provide artificial eye fitting
American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery och American
Society of Ophthalmic Administrators.
Manufacturer and distributor of low-cost, no compromise products
for the Visually Impaired.
Asian Eye Care
Asian Eye Care (AEC) is a Dutch medical organisation dedicated to the
treatment and prevention of blindness in Asia.
Afectados de Retinosis Pigmentaria de Euskadi (AARPE)
Organization of people suffering from RP in the Basque country. (In Spanish)
Asociación Española de
Padres de Sordociegos de España
The Spenish association of parents of the deafblind established in 1991.
(Also in Spanish, Catalan and French).
To help visually impaired people to aspire to their full potential
through the provision of quality advice and training on
appropriate specialist technology.
Assistanse is a nationwide Norwegian organization for parents of
visually handicapped children.
The net's first audio-literary service for persons with print
AssistiveWare develops innovative assistive technology software products
like VisioVoice, which is an application that enhances access to Mac OS X
for blind and vision impaired users.
Associação Catarinense para
Integração do Cego
Brazilian organization supporting the inclusion of people with visual
impairment. (In Portuguese)
dos Cegos e Ambliopes de Portugal
Portuguese Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired. (In
Associação Promotora do
Ensino dos Cegos
Portuguese resource for the education of the visually impaired. (In
The Associated Blind, Inc. concentrates on helping to reduce unemploymentby
providing highly individualized services for those who already have basic
skills to help them move along a career path into better avenues of
employment or entrepreneurial ventures.
Services for the Blind
Associated Services for the Blind is located in Philadelphia. Our
many divisions serve the local Philadelphia and South Jersey areas
Chiens Guides d'Aveugles de Toulouse Grand Sud
French guide dog centre located in Toulouse. (In French)
Association des Parents
d'Enfants Déficients Visuels (APEDV)
French organization for parents having children with visual impairment.
for Education & Rehabilitationof the Blind and Visually
The large US and Canadian organizations for professionals working
with education and rehabilitation.
for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Yearly conference in Fort Lauderdal, Florida, and much more for
for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe
Members of AAATE are persons dedicated to the mission of the
association: "to stimulate the advancement of assistive technology
for the benefit of persons with disabilities including the elderly
for the Blind of Western
The association offers services to visually impaired people in
for the Development of Information Technology Systems
A.S.P.H.I. is an italian non-profit association of businesses and groups
cooperating in the following "Mission" : "Promote the integration of people
with disabilities in schools, in employment and in society through the use of
Information and Communication Technology".
Association for the
Visually Impaired (AVI)
Our Mission is to enable persons of all ages who are visually impaired,
blind or deaf-blind living throughout Rockland and Orange Counties to lead
as independent a life as possible by providing rehabilitation and counseling
services in their homes and communities.
Francaise sur le Retinoblastome
French association for retinoblastome. (In French)
Nationale de Parents d'Enfants Aveugles
National organization for parents of visually impaired children in
France. (In French)
Association of Blind
and Partially Sighted Teachers and Students (ABAPSTAS)
ABAPSTAS was founded in 1970 by a small number of visually impaired
people with the primary aim of supporting students, teachers and lecturers.
Since then, ABAPSTAS has grown into a national self-help and campaigning
organisation with a strong voice.
of Blind Citizens of New
Since 1945, the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand (ABC
NZ) has ensured that the blind speak for ourselves to Government,
service providers, and the community in general.
of Blind Piano Tuners
Professional qualified piano tuners and technicians tuning and repairing
pianos in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
of Parents & Families of Blind and Partially Sighted Children
The association is a Polish non-governmental organisation which supplements
the national health service and, by running rehabilitation centres for blind
children with multiple handicaps, carries out diagnostic, therapeutic and
rehabilitative functions for the benefit o many needy children. (Stowarzyszenie
of the Blind in Israel Assisted by Guide
The Association of the Blind in Israel assisted by Guide Dogs was
founded in 1953 by a group of blind people, headed by Mrs. Tamar
Association of the Swedish
FSDB is a national organization of deafblind people, founded in 1959. Only
those who are visually and hearing impaired can get full membership with
Association pour le Bien des
Aveugles et malvoyants (ABA)
Swiss organisation for the visually impaired. (In French)
Association québécoise de la
dégénérescence maculaire (AQDM)
Organization in Quebec, Canada, for people with macular degeneration.
Sports et Loisirs pour Aveugles et Amblyopes
French organization of visually impaired people interested in
among others skiing and tandem biking. (In French)
Depuis 1889, l'Association Valentin Haüy occupe une place
imminente parmi les organisations privées,
françaises ou étrangères, travaillant pour le
bien des aveugles et malvoyants. (In French)
Italiana Ciechi di Guerra
An Italian organization for people who lost their sight in
war. (In Italian)
Istruttori di Orientamento Mobilità e Autonomia Personale
Italian association of instructors of OM (Mobility Orientation) and
instructors of AP (Personal Autonomy) for visual disabilities.
The association supports families, teachers, educators and social
operators, providing information and advice on different ranges of problems
related to visual disability. (In Italian)
Provinces Special Education
APSEA serves children and youth from birth to 21 years of age who
are visually impaired and reside in Atlantic Canada.
We offer a range of free Christian teaching cassettes. Our most
popular item is our Free Bible reading notes on cassette. All of
our tapes are provided on a loan basis, and sent post free to
blind and visually impaired people.
Vision Radio Reading Service for the
Everything from the ront-page stories to the grocery store
advertisements is read by volunteers and is broadcast over what is
called a "sub-frequency" of a public FM radio station. The
broadcast can be heard only through the use of a special radio
receiver. AUDIO VISION is one of 140 radio reading services for
the blind and print handicapped in the United States.
Austrian distributor of assistive technology for the visually impaired.
Canada’s first and best supplier of described movies, TV shows and other
Adora Entertainment is committed to delivering the highest quality in
entertainment, focussing on, but not limitted to, Accessible Games for the
Our site is, in essence, comprised of four distinct areas: Audio Bible,
Chaplaincy, Mission, and Missionary Village.
Braille Authority (ABA)
The Australian Braille Authority oversees the development and
maintenance of Braille codes and specifications used in Australia.
Australian Chapter of
Batten Disease Support and Research Association
The Batten Disease Support and Research Association (BDSRA) was formed in the
USA in July 1986. The Australian Chapter of the BDSRA was formed in 1995 by
parents of children affected by Batten Disease.
DeafBlind Council (ADBC)
The purpose of ADBC is to be a national council representing
people who are deafblind, their support networks and organisations
working in the field.
Austria-wide Institute for Information Systems Supporting Print Disabled
The starting point was the pilot scheme ‘Computer Science for the Blind’,
established in October 1991 at the University of Linz. In 1995 it became a
part of the ‘Institute for Applied IT’ as the department ‘Computer Science
for the Blind’. The institute i3s3 developed from this in 2000. This
Austria-wide co-operative should achieve synergies and an efficient use of
existing resources in the integration of visually impaired and blind
students. (Also in German)
Aziz Jehan Begum Trust for
Aziz Jehan Begun Trust for the Blind was founded by Salma Kiswar Jan in
1989 as a non-profit chartable public welfare Trust in memory of her mother,
Aziz Jehan Begum, wife of late Sheikh Muhammad Din Jan, Advocate, Lahore
Since 1982 B&M is concerned in a spezial department with the development and
distribution of electronic aids for blind and low visioned people.
Babel Technologies S.A. and Babel-Infovox AB form a corporate group,
designing, developing and licensing cutting-edge voice processing
technologies. (Also in Swedish)
Association of the Blind
The Badger Association of the Blind serves the needs of people
with visual impairments in the greater Milwaukee area and the
state of Wisconsin.
BALANCE is a not-for-profit organization located in Toronto. Since 1986
BALANCE has enabled many visually impaired and blind adults to live
Bartiméus is a Dutch organisation providing education, care
and services to people who are blind, visually impaired or who
have a visual impairment combined with learning difficulties.
The Bartiméus Accessibility Foundation provides information, training and
evaluation services to businesses, (local) governments and other
organizations concerning the accessibility of the Internet for everyone. (Also
The mission of Bartimaeus Group is to assess, market, train,
and develop products for persons who are blind or visually
College Computer Center for Visually Impaired
For almost two decades, CCVIP in New York has used computers to
help visually impaired people achieve their educational,
professional and personal goals.
Italian distributor of assistive technology for the visually impaired.
Battipede y Asoc. Consulting Firm is the first organization in Argentina
that focuses entirely on technology for the blind and the visually impaired.
Batten Disease Family
The Batten Disease Family Association (BDFA) was formed in 1998 by a
small group of parents of children with Batten Disease with the help of
seeAbility and Contact-a-Family. Registered Charity status for our national
support network was granted in 2001.
Batten Disease Support &
Research Association (BDSRA)
BDSRA is an international support and research networking organization
for families of children and young adults with an inherited neurological
degenerative disorder known as Batten Disease.
German company producing braille displays and assistive tecknology
The Austrian branch of the German manufacturer of assistive
devices for the visually impaired. (In German)
Baum Engineering SRF was formed in 1999 as a division of Baum
Producrs GmbH. We are focused on designing and implementing
software for blind and visually impaired persons.
Bavisoft is dedicated to creating superior quality software for
the blind and visually impaired. Our commitment to innovation,
quality, and entertainment is the key to our success.
Bayerischer Blinden- und
Organisation of the visually impaired in Bavaria, Germany. (In German)
Centre for the Blind
Beacon Centre is totally independent of any other charitable
organisation offering services to the blind. In existence since
1875, we currently provide services for several thousand
registered blind and partially sighted people living in
Wolverhampton, Dudley, Sandwell and South
Belgisch Centrum voor
Belgian guide dog centre. (In Flemish)
Benetech is a non-profit venture that combines the impact of
technological solutions with the social entrepreneurship business
model to help disadvantaged communities in our society and across
Lebanese Evangelical School for Special Education and Development
Our school was known from 1868 until 2001 as the Lebanese Evangelical
School for the Blind. It was founded by dedicated Christian missionaries and
was the first school for blind people in the Middle East. The academic year
2001/2002 brought a major change in our program. We extended our ministry to
mentally challenged children.
Brazilian vendor of braille producing equipment and other devices
for the visually impaired. (In Portugese).
The library for talking books in Berlin, Germany.
Berufsfšrderungswerk DŸren in Germany was founded in 1975. The main task of
the BFW is the vocational training of people who are not longer able to
continue in their profession because of their visual handicaps.
German vocational rehabilitation centre for the blind and visually
impaired located in Halle.
German distributor of assistive technology for the visually impaired. (In
Turkish distributor of assistive technology. (In Turkish)
Better Vision for Children
The Better Vision for Children Foundation (BVC) is a nonprofit public benefit
association which is organized and operated for charitable purposes. The sole
purpose of BVC to prevent and cure partial or total blindness resulting from
Amblyopia (Lazy Eye).
Company in Colorado distributing all kinds of devices for the
for the Blind and Visually
Bibles for the Blind and Visually Handicapped International can
help a blind person find a Bible in braille, large print or on
Biblioteca Italiana per i
Ciechi "Regina Margherita"
The Italian library for the blind and visually impaired. (In Italian)
für Blinde und Sehbehinderte der Blindenanstalt Nürnberg
Special school and centre for blind and visually impaired in Nürnberg. (In
Promoting education and employment for the vision impaired under the age
of 30 throughout Sussex (UK).
The UK bransch of the American company specialised in providing
access to Windows-based systems for Blind and Visually-impaired
Blind and Low Vision
Services of North Georgia
Blind and Low Vision Services of North Georgia has been providing
services to the visually impaired for more than 20 years. Founded in 1983 as
Cobb Services for the Blind, the name was changed in 1988 to reflect the
agency's expanding service area.
and Vision Impaired Persons Network (V.I.P.
V.I.P NET is a non-profit association based on the Sunshine Coast,
Queensland, Australia. Our membership consists of vision impaired
people, their relatives and friends who share a common goal. This
goal is to improve the quality of life of Blind and Vision
Impaired People and their families by assisting them in areas such
as social interaction, employment, mobility, life skills and
and Visually Impaired Education
The Blind/Visually Impaired Unit of the Student Services Branch
provides educational support services for students in Manitoba
schools who are Blind or Visually Impaired.
Blind Babies Foundation
The mission of the Blind Babies Foundation is to provide services and
programs that enable and empower families, professionals, and the broader
community to meet the unique needs of infants and preschool children who are
blind, visually impaired, or multi-handicapped and visually impaired.
Blind Boys of Alabama
The Blind Boys of Alabama have spread the spirit and energy of pure soul
gospel music for over 60 years, ever since the first version of the group
formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939.
Blind Boys of Holland
Group of visually impaired Dutch artists. (In Dutch)
Business Association Charitable
The Blind Business Association Charitable Trust was founded in
1994 in the UK to promote self-employment for Visually Impaired
The Blind Childrens Center is a family-centered agency in
California which serves children with visual impairments from
birth to school age.
Providing parents and professionals information, materials,
and resources that help them successfully teach and nurture
infants and children who are blind, visually and multi-impaired.
To increase global awareness regarding the need for early and
continuing intervention services for preschool children who are
bblind, visually or multi-impaired and to engage in activities to
meet that need.
Children's Learning Center
The Mission of the Blind Children's Learning Center is to develop
the full potential of children and youth with a visual impairment,
in the greater Orange County community.
Blind Citizens Australia
The united voice of blind and vision-impaired Australians. Our mission is
to achieve equity and equality by our empowerment, by promoting positive
community attitudes, and by striving for high quality and accessible services
which meet our needs.
Blind Cricket NSW
In 1982 the NSW Blind Cricket Association was established and is
responsible for fostering, administering and promoting the game of Blind
Cricket in NSW. In 2007, the name was changed to Blind Cricket NSW.
BLIND Incorporated is an adjustment to blindness training center located in
Industries and Services of
The Mission of Blind Industries and Services of Maryland is to
provide quality services, training, and stable employment
opportunities to blind adults.
Ron Marriage presents a great number of links.
Net Home Page
Information and links in the fields of visual
Information resource for people with visual impairment. (In German)
A group of blind persons in India got together in 1954 and decided
to start a Recreation Club for the Blind. This small club is now a
large multi- faceted Agency providing a wide gamut of services
from prevention, to education, to counseling, to rehabilitation
and employment, to multiple disability and advocacy. Today the BPA
is one of the largest organizations in Asia.
Blind Radio is truly a site for everybody with thousands of internet radio
channels to listen to. It is designed for easy access to all areas and for
use by everybody including the disabled and visually impaired.
Blind Readers' Page
This site is a guide to sources of information in alternative formats (braille,
recorded cassettes, large print, e-texts, web audio) accessible by people
with print disabilities. It is also a guide to information about blindness,
visual handicaps and other physical handicaps, with a special collection of
Blind SA is registered as a Non-Proffit Organisation serving the
visually impaired of South Africa formerly known as the South African Blind
The Website of The New Zealand Council for Sailing for the Blind
and Vision Impaired Inc.
Association of Canada
The Blind Sailing Association of Canada was formed to provide opportunities
for the blind to improve their quality of life by building self esteem and
confidence through recreational sailing.
Blind Sailing International is the governing body for competitive
international sailing for persons who are blind or visually impaired.
Sport New Zealand
Blind Sport New Zealand is the NGB (National Governing Body) for
Theatre Company New Life (Novi
A Croatian blind theatre company performing in Zagreb.
Blind Veterans National
The Blind Veterans National Chapter, as the only Blind Chapter in the
Disabled American Veterans, purpose is to build better lives for blind
veterans and their families.
This is a place where blind & sighted woodworkers can share with each other
techniques and abilities that lead to safe & successful woodworking.
Blind World is a free, online magazine; an impartial Review of recently
published, blindness-related articles, gathered from around the world.
Blind & Low Vision
Education Network NZ (BLENNZ)
Educational resources for visually impaired students in New Zealand.
Blind & Vision
Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh
For nearly a century, Blind and Vision Rehabilitation Services of
Pittsburgh has provided a wide range of programs and services in Allegheny
County and communities throughout Pennsylvania and neighboring states to
people of all ages who are blind and visually impaired.
The purpose of BLIND-DEV is to serve as a catalyst which will both
spur and speed the development of software which will enable the
blind user to use emerging technologies, platforms, operating
systems, and applications as they are developed, so that access is
built-in, rather than retrofitted.
The blind-links.org link list
shows more than 150 links of themes of blind and low-vision peoples
interest. The subjects are media, computer, devices, organizations mainly of
German speaking countries in German language.
Blindcare, established in 1988, is an equal partnership of nine UK
based charities and was founded to promote payroll
BlindConfidential serves as a commentary on issues regarding people with
vision impairments. No topic is too controversial for this online resource.
News about blind cricket.
Die blinden MusikerInnen aus München konzertieren seit vier
Jahren als eigenständiges Ensemble. Sie versuchen mit
Unterstützung des Bayerischen Blindenbundes e.V. und der
Arbeitsverwaltung so ihren Lebensunterhalt zu verdienen. (In
Sehbehindertenverein Schleswig-Holstein (BSVSH)
Association of blind and visually impaired people in Schleswig-Holstein,
Austrian religious organization supporting people with visual
impairment. (In German)
Austrian site devoted to computer games for the blind and visually
impaired. (In German)
Veterans Association (BVA)
An American organization for blinded members of the Armed
Sehbehinderten Verband Sachen
Association or the blind and visually impaired in the province Sachsen,
Germany. (In German)
Information about an association for the visually impaired in
Braunschweig. (In German)
German association for visually impaired people in southern Baden.
Die Blinden-Fürsorge Innerschweiz hilft blinden und
sehbehinderten Menschen ihr Leben sinnvoll zu gestalten. Wir
beherbergen, fördern und pflegen im Wohnbereich, bieten
Arbeits- und Ausbildungsplätze in der Werkstatt an, beraten
und informieren. (In German)
German guide dog school in Bergkamen, located between Hamm and
Dortmund. (In German)
German centre for the visually impaired in Bavaria. (In German)
Licht en Liefde
Association for Flamish speaking visually impaired people in
Belgium. (In Flamish)
The site of the famous stamp collectors Gunilla Stenberg Stuckey and Ken
Stockey specialized in stamps of relevance of visual impairment.
Blindlib - South
African Library for the blind
Blindlib is a National Library which provides for the literature and
information needs of visually and print impaired persons throughout South
Africa and increasingly Sub-Saharan Africa. Audio and Braille books are
circulated to its widespread and extensive membership via postal delivery.
The Icelandic national organisation of the blidn and visually impaired.
Blindsight aims to build practical devices for the blind and
visually impaired using the latest techniques from machine vision
The mission of Blindskills, Inc. is to disseminate resources and
information to blind and visually impaired people and their families. This
mission is accomplished through its toll-free help line, Web site and a
bi-monthly publication, DIALOGUE.
Movie Reviews for Visually Impaired People.
Dutch site devoted for pepole with reading problems.
Blink is a fundraising an UK organisation that raises funds and
awareness for the blind and visually impaired community.
Distributor of assistive technology based in Washington
Documentation and Development
The purpose is to serve as a catalyst which will both spur and
speed the development of software and documentation which will
enable the blind user to run his or her own Linux
The Comprehensive Index of Blindness-Related Emailing
This document contains instructions on how to join over one
hundred blindness-related emailing lists and newsgroups, along
with mailto fields which you can use to subscribe to any of the
German producer of assistive tecknology for the blind and visually impaired.
(Also in German)
Analyzes web pages for their accessibility to people with
disabilities as well as their compatibility with various
Industries for the Blind
It is the mission of Bosma Industries for the Blind, Inc. to
enhance the opportunities for individuals, who are blind or
visually impaired, to achieve their potential in vocational,
economic, social, and personal independence.
Distributor of low vision aids located in Arizona. On-line
Brailcom is a Czeck non-profit organisation working in the field of
research, training, educational and assistant services for blind people. Its
primary aim is to facilitate blind peoples access to information.
Swiss site about braille. Mainly in German.
The Braille Challenge is a two-stage academic contest designed to
motivate school-age braille readers to excel in this vital medium.
British association for visually impaired chess players.
Chess Association of Ireland
The Braille Chess Association of Ireland was established in 1985 to promote
Chess among the blind and partially sighted.
Collection by Christiansen
If you thought Braille was just for people who are blind, you
might want to take another look.
Braille House Trading is a premiere supplier of educational toys,
school furniture, and disabled appliances in the United Arab
Emirates, and the Arabian Gulf.
A private, nonprofit organization providing free programs and
services for Southern California residents who are blind or
We are providing a broad range of braille material for all ages,
from the very young to the older citizen; developing innovative
technologies and techniques aimed at reducing the cost of
Producer of braille and raised graphics in Canada. (Also in French)
Purchase the gift of quality hand crafted Braille t-shirts and clothing
with a secret Braille message of your choosing on the front.
Braille Translations offers many services such as documents for
translation by email or 3.5” floppy disk in Microsoft Word format which can be
translated and returned to you within a week.
Pokadot is a six-key direct keyboard input braille transcription
program for sighted braille transcribers that has been approved by
the National Braille Association. You can download it for free
from this web site.
Without Borders (BWB)
BWW is a small international development organisation which aims to create
training programs and Braille book printing houses for blind and visual
Braille Works seeks to advance independence and promote inclusive
opportunities for the visually impaired and learning disabled through our
products and services.
Braille-Books Dot Com produces hundreds of Braille and
print/Braille books for all age categories. In addition, we offer
High-Quality Braille Business Cards, very reasonable Transcription
Services of all materials into Braille and onto computer disk,
production of any article in the World Book Encyclopedia in any
accessible format, and many other exciting products and
BrailleChess.Net is a web site that we hope will learn other Deafblind and
Blind people to try and give Chess a go.
BrailleInk. is a new non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the
experience of reading by providing materials with both print and braille in a
unique, easy-to-use format that encourages shared reading and promotes braille
Belgian National Institute for the Welfare of the blind and
partially sighted Persons providing social and cultural services
for Dutch and French speaking citizens.
BrailleMaster is a complete Braille publishing environment.
BrailleMaster allows you to construct your own Braille rules using
a unique symbolic language called LOUIS. Any changes to official
Braille rules can be implemented immediately and efficiently, and
creating one's own Braille rules is fast and enjoyable.
Une porte sur le Web pour les personnes handicapées visuelles.
The BrailleNote is a Windows CE based Braille information system
developed by PulseData International with a 18 or 32 cell
refreshable Braille display.
If you can't produce a letter in Braille, send the text to Braillepost to
have it printed and sent free of charge by regular mail to the visually
impaired person you want to write to. (In German)
Braillerman provides complete Perkins Brailler repair.
We are an international online network of past, current and future braillists,
braille transcribers and anyone else supporting, encouraging or advocating
for associated volunteer and career fields.
The Braillery, an American company, has been providing repair on
all makes of braillers for a decade.
Blind Sports and Recreation Association (BCBSRA)
BCBSRA is a not for profit association of individuals who are blind,
visually impaired, deaf-blind, or are blind and have additional disabilities;
and their families and other supporters.
Computer Association of the
BCAB is an organisation of visually impaired people who use
Information and Communications Technology. Our members range from
experienced computer professionals, to people who are beginning to
explore the use of Information and Communications Technology for
leisure, study or employment.
British Council for the
Prevention of Blindness
The BCPB is working in partnership with other charities and agencies. Our
special role is to fund research and training. We support Vision2020, a
worldwide initiative on the part of the WHO, governments and other agencies
to end avoidable blindness by the year 2020.
Educational Communications and Technology agency
British centre for education and IT. Formerly National Council for
Educational Technology (NCET).
Retinitis Pigmentosa Society
This Web Site covers such areas as Who is the British
Retinitis Pigmentosa Society, Understanding RP and the Changes
brought about by RP, Genetics and Inheritance Patterns of RP,
Young People with RP.
Wireless for the Blind Fund
The British Wireless for the Blind Fund is a registered charity,
dedicated to providing the companionship of radio, to every blind
person in need in the UK.
We specialize in products that aid the disabled in educational,
vocational and recreational pursuits. The items listed in our
catalog are designed to convert Windows computers into computers
that are accessible for disabled users.
Braille through Remote
Distance education about brialle.
BrookesTalk is a web browser for the blind and visually impaired
which aims to support users searching the Web for information. It
provides functions which enable the user to scan Web pages and
sites in the same way that sighted users do.
BRYTECH Inc develops, manufactures, and markets monitoring
products to help visually impaired, blind, and deaf-blind people
to identify the denominations of paper currency.
German association for the war blinded. (In German)
zur Förderung Sehbehinderter
Lots of information on visual impairment. (In German)
Founded in 1898 the Bundes-Blindenerziehungsinstitut (Federal
Institute for the Education of the Blind) is the oldest and
biggest school for blind and visually impaired people in
Bvi-Parents is a list where parents of blind and visually impaired
children can come to find information and support. The list
membership is comprised mostly of parents, but there are some
professionals and blind individuals on the list as