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Canadian company marketing a Vision Simulator Kit that will help you teach
sighted individuals about different vision disorders and increase their
understanding of the challenges faced by a person with a visual impairment.
The digital talking-book consortium in which several countries and
libraries are involved.
Daisy for all
DAISY for All (DFA in short) will deploy DAISY technology and address
goals and objectives which include capacity building in developing countries
and to serve as a catalyst to generate broader alliances supporting the
global sharing of human knowledge in the information society.
Dans le Noir
You are going to live an unbelievable experience : eating or having a drink
in the complete darkness. With the help of our blinded guides you are going to
completely re-evaluate the notion of taste and smelling through our gastronomic
and pedagogical process. (Also in French and Spanish)
Lighthouse for the Blind
A multi-service rehabilitation agency for the visually impaired,
located in Dallas, Texas.
The company behind GOODFEEL braille music translator.
Association of the Blind
Danish Association of the Blind, "Dansk Blindesamfund", is an
all-blind organization. This means that DAB is formed and run by
people who suffer from blindness or severe visual
Centre for Technical Aids for Rehabilitation and
The centre aims to contribute towards integration and the creation
of equal opportunities for disabled people in society - within the
fields of rehabilitation, assistive technology and special
Council of Organisations of Disabled People
DSI is the only Danish umbrella organisation in the disability
field. DSI has today 29 member organisations.
The company behind GOODFEEL braille music translator.
Tonband- und Stereofreunde
About talking newspapers i the city of Darmstadt, Germany, for the
blind and visually impaired. (In German)
Data Braille Service
Belgian distributor of assistive technology for the visually impaired. (In
Doigts Qui Rêvent)
Specialised publisher for blind children, visually impaired
children and multihandicapped children with the aim to struggle
against the exclusion of blind children and visualy impaired
children by providing them tactile albums and tactile
The National Information Clearinghouse On Children Who Are
Dutch centre for people with visual impairment. (In Dutch)
Deaf-Blind Perspectives is a free journal-like publication,
sponsored by Teaching Research, that focuses on all pertinent
issues important to people who are deaf-blind, and the people who
Association of deafblind people in New South Wales, Australia.
DbI is the world association promoting services for deafblind
DeafBlind New Zealand arose from the need seen in the NZ
Foundation for the Blind, for a separate Society run by DeafBlind
people themselves. We became an Incorporated Society in January
This site was created to provide information, advice and support to help
people who have a dual sensory impairment, their families and friends and the
professionals who work with them.
Deafblind UK is a national charity which provides a range of
support services to deafblind adults and their carers.
Rehabilitation and Training Centre for the
The centre is the only establishment of its kind in the Czeck
Republic. It provides blind and severely visually impaired people
with residential blindness skills courses and the follow-up
training and/or retraining for various jobs.
Center for Visual
A rehabilitation center in Illinois.
Deininger's Movable Center For Reading Aids was founded in 1993 as
the first and still only information center for the blind and
visually handicapped for the whole of Germany. This information
center visits and counsels blind and visually handicapped free and
independently from manufacturers.
Delaware's Division for the Visually Impaired
The Division for the Visually Impaired can provide education and support to
Blind and Visually Impaired Delawareans and their families by helping them
adjust and adapt to vision loss in the home, in the community, and in the
Delco Blind/Sight Center
The Delco Blind Sight Center is also known as the Delaware County branch of
the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind. Our mission is to enrich the
quality of life for people who have blindness or vision impairments and to
reduce the incidence of vision loss through prevention of blindness programs.
Demor is a location based 3D audio shooter. This game was developed by a
multi-disciplinary team of seven students for the Bartimeus Institute for
Contains a hypertext map of the London Underground and National
Rail networks and a growing number of text guides to
Training and Technical Consultants
Desktalk provides high quality training and technical support to people who
are blind or vision impaired in employment within Australia.
Dutch guide dog centre. (In Dutch)
Blinden- und Sehbehindertenverband e. V.
The German Federation of Blind and Visually Impaired People (DBSV)
represents the interests of blind and partially sighted people in
The Deutsche Blinden- und Sehbehinderten-Schachbund e. V. (DBSB) is the
Top-Organization of the blind and low visioned chess players in Germany.
Wellknown German educational and rehabilitation center for the the
blind and visually impaired, located in Marburg. (In
German association for guide dog users. (In German)
Zentralbücherei für Blinde
The German library for for the blind. (In German)
Vereins für Blindenführhunde und Mobilitätshilfen
ndependent German Expert Centre for Guide Dogs. (Also in
Delay Resources (DDR)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those
working with children who have developmental delays in sensory
motor, language, social, and emotional areas. DDR publicizes
research into determining identifiable factors that would put a
child at risk and maintains a registry, tracking possible trends.
DDR also provides a network for parents and professionals and
current information after the diagnosis to support children with
Foundation for the Blind
The Foundation aims to provide opportunities on par with international
standards for the visually challenged children of India so that they will be
absorbed in the mainstream of society as socially productive adults.
We are a specialist County Council team providing services to
people who are visually impaired, or have an acquired hearing
loss, or who are Deaf. We also provide services to people who have
a significant combination of hearing and sight loss.
The Diabetic Retinopathy Foundation is a Not-For-Profit
Organization, whose mission is to support research and public
awareness which will lead to the prevention of Diabetic
Digalo.com is the latest place to hear all about speech-enabled mutimedia
applications. Your premier web portal for a speech-driven world for end
Dialogue in the
In Hamburg this internationally acclaimed show has now become established for
the duration of five years. Visually impaired or totally blind people will
open your eyes in the dark in order to show you a world that isn't any
poorer, but different. (Also in German)
German special school located in Weimar.
Journal of Ophthalmology
A peer-reviewed ophthalmology journal on the World Wide
Information resource operated by Japanese Society for
Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities (JSRPD).
Ombudsman in Sweden
The Office of the Disability Ombudsman was established in 1994.
The Ombudsman is to monitor the implementation of the UN Standard
Rules, and to safeguarde the rights and interests of persons with
disabilities in that spirit.
Contains a section with links to v.i. sites.
People's International (DPI)
The purpose of DPI is to promote the Human Rights of People with
Disabilities through full participation, equalization off
opportunity and development. DPI has member organizations in over
Welfare Network Blind Users Group (Dawnbug)
This site will contain a variety of sections concerned with the use of
computers by the blind.
Disability Historical Association
The Disability Historical Association in Sweden was formed in 1987. It is
open to individuals, organisations and all that are interested in disability
The Disability History Museum's mission is to promote understanding about the
historical experience of people with disabilities by recovering, chronicling,
and interpreting their stories. Our goal is to help foster a deeper
understanding of disability and to dispel lingering myths, assumptions, and
stereotypes by examining these cultural legacies.
Discovery Eye Foundation
The Discovery Eye Foundation (DEF) is dedicated to finding cures and
treatments for corneal and retinal eye disease.
at the University of
Disabilities, opportunities, internetworking and technology
Institute - Artificial Vision
The artificial vision system for the blind is a device stimulating
visual cortex of the brain.
Computer Access Limited
Dolphin Computer Access Limited design, manufacture and distribute
adaptive computer equipment for people who are blind or partially
sighted. (Dolphin UK)
Computer Access, LLC
Dolphin Computer Access, LLC are distributors of adaptive computer
equipment for people who are blind or partially sighted. (Dolphin
College of Further Education
Dorton College was founded in 1989 by the Royal London Society for
the Blind in order to establish a unique partnership between a
specialist college and the further education sector. The objective
was to create a syndicate that enables visually impaired people to
gain access to the widest range of provision on the basis of
equality with their sighted peers.
Dorton House School is a non-maintained special school run by the
Royal London Society for the Blind. The school is located
southeast of London. The education covers from early years to the
age of 16.
Developed by the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro the DosVox
package is widely used in Brazil due to low cost and many
functions. (In Portuguese)
Dot to Dot is a simple braille editor for the Macintosh. It is
intended to be used by trained braille transcribers.
Here you will find information about Dothit produtcs. As for now our one and
only product is Dothit Composer: A computer program for music writing in
braille. More to come though.
Braille Transcription Service
We can transcribe text and graphics into Nemeth Code, Foreign Language
Codes, Literary Braille, Picture Braille and Tactile Graphics.
Dots under Fingers is a personal home page which is mainly
blindness related. I have named this home page Dots under Fingers
because to read the tactile system called BRAILLE, usually the
fingers of a blind glide over raised dots which are embossed on
DotsPlus is a set of tactile fonts that permits virtually any
computer document written in a language based on the roman
alphabet to be printed in a form readable by a blind
Dräger & Lienert
German distributor of assistive technology for the visually impaired. (In
We have a new website! All the content that you have known and
loved (or maybe not) from the Duxbury and Braille Planet websites
has been brought together into a new unified site.We develop and
market software for braille production. The site has also braille
E.C.E. Konrad Lukaszewicz
Polish distributor of assistive technology. (In Polish)
E-access Bulletin is an electronic newsletter, produced by
Headstar. The Bulletin's main sponsor is the Royal National
Institute for the Blind. The project is also supported by the
National Library for the Blind, and the Guide Dogs for the Blind
The European Commission adopts the Communication "European i2010
initiative on e-Inclusion - to be part of the information society.
Easy Talk is a Florida based company that is dedicated to
providing quality access equipment for the visually impaired while
keeping the cost as low as possible.
Ebenezer School & Home
for the Visually Impaired
Special school, training centre and care & attention home in Hong Kong.
Polish distributor of assistive technology. (In Polish)
We are an online community of visually impaired Christians, based in the
eClipseReader is a Daisy book reader developed by Innovative
Rehabilitation Technology Inc.
Ecole de Chiens Guides
d'Aveugles de Lyon et du Centre-Est
French guide dog centre located in the area of Lyon. (In French)
de Chiens Guides d'Aveugles
French guide dog centre located in Limoges. (In French)
Simply Talker is an inexpensive screen reader. It works with applications
that comply with the Active Accessibility standard and has a built-in
software based text to speech engine.
Educator's Reference Desk
The Educator's Reference Desk provides a search interface to the ERIC
Database, providing access to over one million bibliographic records on
educational research, theory, and practice.
Aids for the Blind
Electronic Aids for the Blind is a UK national charity founded in
1978 by Brian and Jane Payne who are both registered blind. They
realised over twenty years ago just how important technology would
be for people with sight loss.
Austrain association of parents to visually impaired children. (In
Emil Fries School
of Piano Tuning and Technology
The mission of the Emil Fries School of Piano Tuning and Technology is to
provide specialized quality education leading to successful careers in the
field of piano service.
Empowerment Zone offers information, ideas, and software related
to my interests and the theme of empowerment -- helping
individuals and communities achieve self actualization and full
The company behind i.d. mate, a portable electronic device that
allows the user to associate a voice message with a scanned bar
We design, manufacture, and support the Braille
Blind Golf Association
Blind Golf is played strictly to the Rules of Golf produced by the
R&A. The R&A has published "A Modification of the Rules of
Golf for Golfers with Disabilities" which allows blind golfers to
ground their club in a hazard.
National Association of Visually Handicapped
The English National Association of Visually Handicapped Bowlers
is made up of more than 50 member clubs and has more than 600
Acceibility for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ENABLED)
The aim of the ENABLED project, funded by the European Commission, is to
improve access of visually impaired persons to the Internet.
Enhanced Vision Systems is a company dedicated to the development
of effective technology for the visually impaired. EVS, located in
Southern California, is the manufacturer of V-max and
enLogic entered the area of Adaptive Technologies in 1996. Until
now it is the only Greek company that continuously supports it's
visually impaired customers.
Envision is a private, not-for-profit US agency combining
employment opportunities with rehabilitation services. Anyone who
is legally to totally blind is eligible.
Access to Software and Information
Very large information resource on access to software and
Human Rights Commission
The commission is working to eliminate discrimination, reduce
inequality, protect human rights and to build good relations, ensuring that
everyone has a fair chance to participate in the British society.
Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted
The ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education (ERIC
EC) is one of 16 federally funded clearinghouses in the ERIC
Belgian distributor of technical aids for the visually impaired. (In
Optic of America
Eschenbach has been making fine quality German magnifying vision
aids for over 80 years. Eschenbach Optik of America, Inc. has been
distributing Eschenbach magnifiers for the past 15
This is your place to find the right work situation for you - one
in which you can gain personal satisfaction and independence by
fully using your skills to help your employer or your own
ESP Softworks is a developer of accessible game software for the blind and
visually impaired using cutting edge technologgies and innovation. Our
primary development arena includes products developed for personal
Eurisco Information Systems is a Swiss software house active in
the field of rehabilitation technology for visually impaired PC
users. It is located near Lugano, Switzerland. One of the biggest
projects we are involved in is the Swiss Electronic Kiosk for the
French producer of refresable braille displays and braille note takers. (In
The aim of the EU financed project is to widen the range of employment
opportunities for the blind and visually impaired, improve their
qualifications and skills and make the professional community aware of their
knowledge and competences.
European Academy of Childhood
EACD is an academic association of professionals working with children
with disability throughout Europe.
Agency for Development in Special Needs
An independent, self-governing organisation supported by the
Ministries of Education in the 15 participating EU countries,
Norway and Iceland and the European Commission.
Association for the Study of Diabetic Eye Complications
EASDEC is a sub-group of EASD, the European Association for the
Study of Diabetes. The main purpose of the group is to organise a
yearly meeting to disseminate the results of the latest research
and best medical care of diabetic eye disease.
Association for Vision and Eye Research
EVER is a non-profit organisation. The aims of the Association
shall be to encourage research and the dissemination of knowledge
concerning the eye and vision by means of meetings, publications
and exchange activities.
Blind Union (EBU)
The voice of blind and partially sighted people in
Deafblind Network (EDbN)
EDbN is an organisation of representatives of National
organisations of Deafblind people, Family members of Deafblind
people and Professionals organisations in Europe. EDbN is
officially recognised as a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO)
representing the interest of Deafblind People, Family members and
Professionals in EU.
European Disability Forum was set up by organisations of disabled
people in recognition of the need for a truly representative
consultative body with a broad mandate, and a proactive approach
to disability issues in the European Union.
European Organization of
Rare Diseases (EURODIS)
An alliance of patients associations dedicated to improving the quality of
life of people having rare diseases in Europe. Modeled on the American
association NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) EURORDIS is now a
coalition of more than 199 associations and 7 established and 3 potential
National Alliances of patient organisations associated with rare diseases
from 14 countries in Europe.
French distributor of assistive technology
for visually impaired users.
For twenty years, EVAS has provided access solutions for
individuals, educators, businesses and state and federal agencies.
Located in Westerly, RI.
This is where the Dutch company Evision Optics will present its
products. The company developes, manufactures and supplies
advanced optical and electronical devices for improved
Our mission is to help individuals with special needs acquire the skills and
attitudes required to function effectively as contributing members of
Grange Old Pupils
A site for old pupils ox Exhall Grange School.
This is an educational web-site about the diagnosis and treatment
of ocular tumors, eye cancer, and orbital diseases for patients,
their families and health professionals who care for
Diseases from Karolinska
A large collection of links to sites dealing with eye
This page is intended as a general resource for eye health and
care in the UK.
Guide dog training centre in Japan.
"The Eye Patch Kids" DVD helps children who are dealing with amblyopia,
strabismus and cataracts.
Eye Talk English aspires to provide a unique experience for
visually impaired young people and adults by offering Homestay
Language Courses for the blind and partially sighted.
Eye of the Pacific
Eye of the Pacific Guide Dogs and Mobility Services, Inc. was organized
in 1955. We are a volunteer, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization that fills
a vital need by providing quality trained dogs and electronic sensor aids to
be the eyes of blind residents of Hawaii.
Eye Site (International
Council of Ophthalmology)
The Eye Sight is a guide to finding information and resources related to eye
care and ophthalmology around the world. It offers ways to connect and
communicate with people committed to ophthalmic education, the prevention of
blindness and restoration of vision.
An internet source for up-to-date information on the eyes,
including the latest preventive techniques, the latest medical and
Connections and CyberLens
The EyeCare Connection provides numerous articles and reports on
eye health and vision care.
We are an approved nonprofit charity dedicated to promote research
and help patients with macular degeneration, tumors of the eye,
and related eye diseases.
EyeHelp was formed to offer a unique reference point on eye problems and
eye care. Whatever your eye colour or condition, you'll find useful advice
on eye care, glasses, lenses and treatments here.
EYEMAX.COM is an online information resource for the Eyecare
EyeNet Sweden was instituted in January 2003 and its general purpose
would be to act as a centre of competence within the field of ophthalmic
EyeSearch is dedicated to being a comprehensive source of information about
vision and the eye.
This site intends to be a comprehensive source of information of
material that informs, inspires and includes persons with visual impairments.
AD. Müller Söhne
German company specialized in artificial eyes serving clients in
several European countries. (Mainly in German)
Giessen Friedberg - Zentrum für Blind und Sehbehinderte
Support centre for visually impaired students at the university college of
Giessen Friedberg, Germany. (Also in German)
Feach is an Irish Parent Support Group for Blind and Visually Impaired
Children formed in 1994. The aim of the association is to support the
Education, Training, Communication and Social needs of Blind and Visually
Argentina de Deportes para Ciegos (FADEC)
The Argentinian Blind Sports Federation homepage. (In Spanish)
Federación Española de Deportes
para Ciego (FEDC)
The Spanish Blind Sport Association. (In Spanish)
Federatie Slechtzienden- en
Dutch umbrella organisation for organisations of visually impaired people.
Federatie van Ouders van
Visueel Gehandicapten (FOVIG)
Dutch Federation of parents of Impaired Children.
des Aveugles et Handicapés Visuels de France
French organization of the visually impaired founded in 1921. (In
of Swedish Speaking Visually Impaired in
The FSVIF is a contact, interest and service organization of all
Swedish speaking visually handicapped in Finland.
Italiana Associazioni Retinite Pigmentosa
Italian association for people with Retinitis Pigmentosa. (In
Distributor of technology for the blind and visually
Fight for Sight is the UK's leading charity in the battle against blindness,
funding first-class research into the prevention and treatment of eye disease
Firma AASB Maria
German company specialized in adaptation of the place of work for the
visually impaired. (In German)
This site presents a detailed list of 2,500 feature films which
involve in one way or another various disabilities. It is directed
towards teachers, students and anyone who has an interest in how
disability is represented in films.
Organization of deafblind and people with severe visual and hearing
impairments in Finland.
Federation of the Visually
The FFVI is an interest organization and a service organization
representing the visually impaired in Finnish society. The FFVI
has got 25 member organizations. The FFVI was founded in
Guide Dog School
The aim of the Guide Dog School is to raise, train and provide
guide dogs for blind and qualified visually impaired people. Guide
Dog School works under Finnish Federation of the Visually
for the Visually Impaired (Celia)
The Finnish Library for the Visually Impaired is a government-financed
special library which serves the whole of Finland. It produces and lends
braille books, talking books, electronic books and other special material.
Bjarne Home Page
Dr Bjarne Fjeldsenden, a Norwegian researcher, presents some of
his paper on visual impairment.
Lions Camp for the Visually
Each handicapped camper is given an opportunity to achieve a
measure of individual success in his particular means of
expression. This is accomplished through a regular daily schedule
Florida Lions Center for
The Florida Lions Conklin Center for the Blind is a
nationally-accredited human service organization in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Florida Reading and
Florida Reading and Vision Technology is a single source supplier of
adaptive hardware and software solutions, representing the industry's top
School for the Deaf and the
State-supported boarding school for eligible hearing-impaired and
visually-impaired students pre-school through 12th
German vendor of hardware and software for the blind and visually
impaired. Also in German.
Foci is a newly established Dutch company providing solutions for visually
impaired people. In April 2004, Foci launched its first product the STRIX.
This web site is solely for the purpose of providing information
on alternative treatments and current research and studies that
are available for retinal degenerative disorders.
Fondation des Aveugles du
Association of visually impaired people in the province of Quebec,
Canada. (In French)
The Ezio Galiano Foundation aims at becoming the meeting point
among all Italian blind people. Its aim is the social and cultural
improvement of the blind's life standards through the endless
possibilities of the new technologies which may be used to
overcome the limitations that blindness entails. (In
The "Fondazione Robert Hollman" is working with early therapeutic
intervention with regard to new born to four-year-old blind or
severely visually impaired children who may or may not have
additional handicaps. (Also
in German and Italian)
Force Ten Company Ltd specialise in Sensory Loss & Hearing
Loop systems, such as Text Readers, Bar Code Scanners, i.d.Mate
and other products for the blind and visually
Our aim is to provide world-wide support and guidance to libraries for
Your guide to adventurous outdoor experiences for people who are blind
or visually impaired.
et Insertion pour Deficients Visuels
The prupose is to improve the professional integration of the
blind and visually impaired persons.
Technologie-Behindertenhilfe (FTB), Fernuniversität
The work of FTB is committed to the needs and interests of persons
with disabilities and older persons.
The Forsight Foundation was established in 1978, when parents of
children with deafblindness found that their sons and daughters could no
longer be accommodated at The Institute for Deafblind Children at North
Rehabilitation Technology, Vienna University of
Research and development of new technical solutions for disabled
and elderly persons.
Dark & Light Blind Care
Gives financial and organisational support to organisations that
are active in the field of visually impaired people and the
multiple handicapped blind. Our Mission Statement is based on the
Bible and on the helpful attitude that is emphasized so much in
this book. (Also in Dutch)
Fondation Ecole Romande
Pour Chiens Guides d'Aveugles
The Western Swiss Guide Dog School for the Blind has existed since October
1991. It is presently located in Brenles, canton Vaud. (Also in French and
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is a national eye research
organization that funds laboratory and clinical research at over
40 prominent institutions in the United States and foreign
Fighting Blindness - Canada
Our mission is to promote and support research directed to finding
the cause, developing a treatment and ultimately a cure, for RP
and related retinal degenerations, including macular degeneration
and Usher syndrome.
for Blind Children
A center in Arizona with services from infant program to
employment services program.
Foundation for the
Employment Promotion of the Blind (FEPB)
Foundation for the Employment Promotion of the Blind, a non-profit
organization, was established in July 1993 with the purpose of training blind
people for various jobs.
for the Junior Blind
The Foundation for the Junior Blind was established in 1953 to
provide recreational services for blind children. Since our
founding, the Foundation's philosophy has been to provide unique
programs that will serve young people who are blind or visually
The company has developed TALKING E-MAIL, a Windows 98/95/NT4
program that notifies you when you've received an e-mail, and
reads it to you.
Frambu Centre for Rare
Frambu is a part of Norway's answer to promoting quality of life for
persons and families affected by one of approximately 40 rare, designated
German producer of assistive technology for the blind and visually
für Blinde und Sehbehinderte
Germany association offering education and rehabilitation of pepople
with visual impairment. (In German)
The Fred Hollows Foundation works with local blindness prevention agencies in
more than 29 countries to establish the mechanisms to treat and prevent
Free(b)soft Laboratory in the Czeck Republic solves the problems of
making computers accessible to blind and sorely visually impaired people.
Our solutions are primarily based on Free Software.
Freedom of Speech, Inc. is a full service provider of Assistive
Computer Technology (ACT). Located in Minneapolis.
In April 2000,
Freedom Scientific was formed by combining three companies: Blazie
Engineering, Henter-Joyce and Arkenstone.
The Dutch based branch of the American company.
Freedom Vision is a nationwide distributor of innovative products
providing visually impaired people with the Freedom to read
Friends of the Blind
The association is a Non profit Association founded in 1976, it aims to
support and custody blind and poor eyesight children from West Bank aged 5-18
years old by provide them with the essential services such us educational and
supportive methods that help them in return to gain all the knowledge and
skills to be productive in this society.
Friendship Association for
The voice of the blind community in Jordan.
Distributor in Canada of access technology.
A Fundação Dorina Nowill, além de oferecer programas de tratamento aos
deficientes visuais, também proporciona o acesso à cultura e informação
através dos serviços que presta gratuitamente para os deficientes visuais de
baixa renda. (In Portuguese)
Fundacion Arubano di Esnan
Visualmente Incapacita (FAVI)
Association of the visually impaired in Aruba, West Indies. (In Dutch)
Braille del Uruguay
Organization that supports the blind and visually impaired in
Funka Nu is a Swedish company specializing in know-how and technology on
accessible digital communication in general, and on accessible web sites
specifically. (also in Swedish)
Future Alternatives translates normal print into braille, large print, and
audio form for those who either cannot read braille or cannot see well enough
to use large print.
I Can Work This
This website was created to house: cheat sheets, quick guides and
sometimes entire manuals for all kinds of devices that a blind or visually
handicapped person might want to learn to operate.
i-Map is an online art resource designed for visually impaired people
with a general interest in art, art teachers and their visually impaired
pupils. It incorporates text, audio, image enhancement and deconstruction,
animation and raised images.
Here you may find the answer how a PC can be accessible by a
person with a disability.
Ich weiss wo Ich bin
nformation about a book by Elke Zollitsch with drawings of blind children and
how they see the world. (In German)
ICT Help for people
who are Blind or Visually Impaired
Andy Spongs lives and works in the UK. He teaches a range of ICT courses
and write Jaws Keystroke and Windows Keyboard Shortcut Tutorials.
Idaho Commission For
The Blind And Visually Impaired
Our mission is to empower persons who are blind or visually impaired by
providing vocational rehabilitation training, skills training and educational
opportunities to achieve self-fulfillment through quality employment and
Blind Sailing Championship 2009
The Bay of Plenty Trailer Yacht Squadron in association with Blind
Sailing New Zealand presents the 2009 IFDS World Blind Sailing Championship.
School for the Visually
The Illinois School for the Visually Impaired is a residential/day
school for blind and visually impaired students. The school
provides educational and related services for children who are
blind or visually impaired from elementary through extended high
Society for the Prevention of
The ISPB was founded in 1916 to prevent the tragedy of needless
blindness. Dedicated to the care, protection, and preservation of
sight, ISPB programs stress education and information.
Developer of the 'TouchSense' tactile computer mouse.
ImPAct MDVI Project
The objective of the ImPact MDVI project is to develop a holistic
teaching approach for teachers working with children with Multiple
Disabilities and a Visual Impairment (MDVI).
the Blink of an Eye
This site is dedicated to those with a visual disability. If you
suffer from Ocular Histoplasmosis as I do, let me know. I am
trying to start a network for folks afflicted with
Independence for the Blind
of West Florida
Organization serving persons who are blind or visually impaired in a ten
county area in Northwest Florida.
Independent Living Aids is the oldest privately-held mail-order company in
the United States of products for individuals who are blind or visually
The homepage of the Swedish producer of Index braille embossers,
located closer to the North Pole than any other
Index Braille Asia
Index Braille Asia is focused on distribution, service and support for Index
Braille products in East Asia and South Pacific.
School for the Blind
The School offers pre-school through high school programs, free of
charge on a residential or day school basis, to the young people
of Indiana who are blind and visually impaired. Outreach Services
are also available to school districts to assist them in meeting
the needs of locally enrolled students who are blind and visually
Computer Applications (ICAP)
Started in October 1999 providing tools and adaptations for all
kind of handicap. We are new as a company but has together more
than 25 years of experience of making special working sites for
disabled. We are situated in the center of Goteborg,
InfoEyes is a virtual reference and information community for the
visually impaired. You can ask questions via email or ask a librarian in real
time via chat. The service is provided by a group of talking book libraries.
Centre for Aquired
The general aim of the Information Center for Acquired
Deafblindness is to collect, adapt and develop the latest research
findings on acquired deafblindness.
Computerhilfsmittel für Blinde und Sehbehinderte (INCOBS)
Information on different technology solutions for people with visual
Infosite over/voor blinden en
A huge site with information on visual impairment (In Flemish).
Produktion & Distribution
German distributor of assistive technology for the blind and
visually impaired. (In German)
Since 1990 we have worked as electronic engineers in the field of
computer aids for handicapped persons. We design and assemble
complete workstations for physical, visual or mental disableds and
for the blinds. Moreover, we produce special aids for computer
access such as microkeyboards, braille keyboards, mouse simulators
and other input units.
Portable electronic magnifier for people with low
In business since 1979, IRTI has been providing everyday useful
products as well as high tech innovations for the blind. visually
impaired, individuals with dyslexia and learning
for the Blind
Insight for the Blind was founded in 1975. From a single booth
recording facility we have grown to become the largest of only
three volunteer recording studios in the United States. Our
permanent headquarters are located in Fort Lauderdale,
Insight Radio is the new name for Europe's first radio station dedicated
to the blind and partially sighted community.
Institution of Professional
"REHACOMP" was established by the All-Russian Association for the Blind (VOS)
on the basis of the Main Center of computer technologies and the Institute of
raising the level of VOS specialists' skill. It was created for the
organization a multiple-discipline work with visually impaired people.
d'Education Sensorielle Jeunes Aveugles
Special school for visually impaired children and young people
aged 4 to 21 years in Paris, France. (In French)
für Hör- und Sehbildung
The special schoold for the Deaf and Blind in Linz. (In
Support centre for students with disabilities at the Johannas Kepler
University in Linz, Austria. (In German)
Special school for visually impaired students in Angers, France.
National des Jeunes Aveugles
INJA (French National Institute for Blind Children) which operates
under the authority of the Ministry for Employment and Solidarity
is a National Public Establishment of Curricular and Special
Education for the blind and partially sighted. INJA has both day
school and week-time boarding facilities for blind and partially
sighted students from the beginning of primary school to the end
of secondary school, either through in-house instruction or by
integrating them into mainstream education.
Institut National Supérieur
de Formation et de Recherche pour les Jeunes Handicapés et les Enseignements
adaptés (INS HEA)
French training and research centre involved in training teachers for
visually impaired students in mainstream schools. (In French).
Nazareth et Louis-Braille
A rehabilitation center in Quebec. (In French)
Institute for Blind and
Visually Impaired People in Luxembourg
The Institute for visually impaires people (Institut pour deficients
Visuels - IDV), a state institution, has been created in 1975 in order to
replace the work of the Institute for the blind of Berbourg.
for Design and Disability in
Whether you are a designer, a person with a disability or anyone
else, we hope you will find a great deal of what you need in these
for Innovative Blind
The mission of the Institute for Innovative Blind Navigation is to become a
global center for the study, promotion, and development of sophisticated
wayfinding technologies that have the potential for improving the efficiency
and safety of travel for blind individuals.
for Rehabilitation Research
iRv was founded in 1982 to serve as a centre for rehabilitation
studies in the Netherlands. The centre is located near Maastricht.
iRv has two core activities: applied research and dissemination of
for the Blind and Partially
The Institute for the Blind and Partially Sighted is a Danish
institution serving the visually impaired from high school level
and upwards in age.
Institute for the Blind of
Information only in Chinese.
of Daisy Editing - Hinagiku
Only in Japanese.
para Niños Ciegos y Sordos de
School in Cali, Colombia, founded in 1940 by Luisita Sanchez for
children with visual and hearing impairment. (In
Cegos da Bahia
O Instituto de Cegos da Bahia trabalha formado e integrando o portador de
deficenca visual a sociedade. (In Portuguese)
de Cegos Padre Chico
Special school for visually impaired students, located in
Ipiranga, SP. (In Portuguese)
dei ciechi Francesco Cavazza
An organization in Bologna, Italy, working for the visually
impaired. (In Italian)
Nacional Para Ciegos (INCP)
The organization for the blind and visually impaired in Colombia.
Belgian distributor of assistive technology for the visually imapired. (In
German site for parents to children having special needs. (In German)
Non Visuelles et Accessibilité
Research group at Université Pierre et Marie Curie
(Institut National de la Santé et de la Reserche
Médicale - INSERM) working with software development and
technology for the visually impaired. (Mainly in
International Academy of
Sports for Disabled (IAS)
IAS teaches you the sport you like up to an international certified level.
Contains a page on ballsports for the visually impaired.
Agency for the Prevention of Blindness
IAPB was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella
organisation to lead an international effort in mobilising
resources for blindness prevention activities.
International Albinism Center at the University of Minnesota is a
team of dedicated research professionals interested in
understanding the basis of albinism in humans.
Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired Chess Players
In April 1958 representatives of Great Britain, Sweden, Denmark, France, GDR
(East Germany), Austria and the host country met at Rheinbreitbach (near
Bonn). After this meeting, the I.B.C.A. was founded.
Association of Assistance Dog
A non-profit, cross-disability organization representing people
partnered with guide, hearing and service dogs.
Blind Golf Association (IBGA)
The International Blind Golf Association (IBGA) is a relatively
new association. Two years of preliminary organizational work
prceeded the first official gathering of the IBGA representatives
in September 1998.
International Blind Sport
Since IBSA was founded in Paris in 1981, we have been in a constant
process of evolution to adapt to the ever-changing world of sports for the
blind. IBSA is represented in all five continents and has more than one
hundred member countries. IBSA is a full member of the International
Braille Research Center
The primary purpose of this web site is to provide a place where
people can find a collection of scholarly papers related to
International Centre for
Eyecare Education (ICEE)
Our mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness and vision impairment,
particularly that due to uncorrected refractive error.
Children's Anophthalmia Network
ICAN is a parent support group for families with a child with
anophthalmia or microphthalmia.
Commission on Technology & Accessibility
The International Commission on Technology & Accessibility
(ICTA) initiates, facilitates and provides information regarding
technology and accessibility through the World Wide Web. This
information is available to people with disabilities, advocates
and professionals in the field of disability, researchers,
legislative bodies, and the general community.
Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment
ICEVI which was formerly known as ICEVH, is a professional
non-governmental organization that welcomes any group or person
who wishes to support its aims.
Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment, Europe
The European section of the i nternational association for
education of people with visual impairment.
Council for Education of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) Pacific
The Pacific region of International Council for Education of People with
International Conference on
Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP
ICCHP conferences focus on all aspects of information, communication and
assistive technology for people with disabilities and elderly people.
Council on English Braille
The purpose of ICEB is to coordinate and improve standards for
braille usage for all English-speaking users of
Directory of Libraries for the Blind
This database provides information about libraries for the blind through the
world maintained by the Japanese Society for the Rehabilitation of Persons
with Disabilities (JSRPD) on behalf of the IFLA Section of Libraries for the
International Camp on
Communication and Computers (ICC)
The ICC camp give students an opportunity to learn about modern
information technology, accessibility and special equipment for visually
International Council of
The ICO works with ophthalmologic societies, ophthalmologists and others
to enhance ophthalmic education and the provision of eye care in order to
preserve and protect vision for all people worldwide.
International Disability Alliance (IDA)
IDA was formed in 1999 with the aim of being a spokesperson for the
international disability movement in global policy matters and of
facilitating co-operation and exchanges of information between the
international disability organisations, primarily in relation to
The IEF works both nationally with Ministries of Health to develop
prevention of blindness programs and policies, and locally,
providing grass roots support to the local organizations,
volunteers and communities.
Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
The organization has a section of
for the Blind with an
International Foundation for
Optic Nerve Disease (IFOND)
IFOND is dedicated to the promotion of research into the causes,
prevention, and treatment of optic nerve disease, and to the dissemination
of information about optic nerve disease.
IGA offers advice and support to glaucoma sufferers, campaigns
for improved glaucoma services for glaucoma patients and greater
public awareness of glaucoma. It also funds clinical
The Official Website of the International Paralympic
Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication
ISAAC is an organization devoted to advancing the field of
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Formed in 1983,
ISAAC now has over 2,500 members in more than 50
Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation
The objectives of the ISLRR aqre to stimulate scientific research in the
field of low vision and in the field of rehabilitation of people with low
vision, and to promote the exchange of information in these fields.
Trachoma Initiative (ITI)
Pfizer Inc and The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation have together
established the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), dedicated
to eliminating blindness from trachoma, the world's leading cause
of preventable blindness.
Visual aids Center in Taiwan.
sehgeschädigter Computerbenutzer (ISCB)
German assiciation for blind and visually impaired computer users. (In
INTOUCH GRAPHICS is a design company that specializes in creating
quality, customized tactile maps that meet the needs of the visually
impaired, blind, and mobility impaired, as well as those with normal vision.
The Iowa Braille School has a rich heritage that we are eager to share with
you! Founded in 1852, we are Iowa's second oldest education institution.
Department for the Blind
This web site is part of the Department's commitment to providing
information and services to Iowans who are blind.
The Iris Group, owned by the Swedish Association of the Visually
Impaired, is comprised of seven wholly-owned subsidiaries and three
Irish Blind Sports
Founded in 1989, Irish Blind Sports caters for the competitive and
recreational needs of its members, who participate at all levels from have a
go days to elite Paralympic competition.
Iris Fund for Prevention
The Iris Fund for Prevention of Blindness is a charity that funds research,
within the United Kingdom, into the causes, prevention, treatment and cure of
Irish Guide Dogs for the
We are the only organisation in the Republic of Ireland that provides guide
dogs as mobility for the blind.
The Iris Network, Maine's leading independent resource for blind
and visually impaired individuals is the gateway to an active,
successful and fulfilling life for individuals with vision
The aim of the project ISIS is the development
of qualifying possibilities for the blind in the field of information
technologies (IT) according to European standards. (also in German)
Guide Dog Center for the
The Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind began operations on
January 1, 1991 with just one objective -- to help blind people in
Israel to achieve independence and mobility through the use of
ITAC Consulting is a private company incorporated in Kenya. From the
beginning, ITAC has concentrated on the supply and provision of adaptive
technologies for visually impaired persons.
The aim of the ItactI project is to develop a novel interactive display that
will facilitate access for visually impaired people to the modern Information
Technology (IT) world. Graphical user interfaces for PC's and almost all
types of modern communication are now widely used. (Also in German and