American Council of the Blind (ACB) Council of Families with Visual Impairments - The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.
American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) - Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss. For parents of children with visual impairments, job seekers, employers, and professionals, people with age-related visual impairments and their families, and teachers and service providers in rehabilitation, O&M, low vision, and health care.
American Printing House for the Blind (APH) - The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) is the world's largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are visually impaired.
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired - The mission of AER is to support professionals who provide education and rehabilitation services to people with visual impairments, offering professional development opportunities, publications, and public advocacy.
Descriptive Video Service (DVS) - Media Access Group at WGBH has been pioneering and delivering accessible media to disabled adults, students, and their families, teachers, and friends for over 30 years.
Hadley School for the Blind - Founded in 1920 by William Hadley and Dr. E.V.L. Brown, Hadley offers courses free of charge to its blind and visually impaired students and their families and affordable tuition courses to blindness professionals. Today, Hadley is the largest educator of people who are blind or visually impaired around the world, serving more than 10,000 students annually in all 50 states and 100 countries. Hadley is also the largest educator of braille. A 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, the school relies on contributions from individuals, foundations and corporations to fund its programs.
Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults - Helen Keller Services for the Blind helps people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to develop independence and to participate actively and fully in their communities.
National Braille Press – The National Braille Press promotes the literacy of blind children through braille and provides access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community affairs.
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) - With more than 50,000 members, the National Federation of the Blind is the largest and most influential membership organization of blind people in the United States. The NFB improves blind people’s lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) - Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic) - Founded in 1948 as Recording for the Blind, Learning Ally serves more than 300,000 K-12, college and graduate students, veterans and lifelong learners – all of whom cannot read standard print due to blindness, visual impairment, dyslexia, or other learning disabilities.
Wisconsin Braille, Inc. (WisBrl) - WisBrl's on-going activities include continuing education seminars for teachers and transcribers; transcription classes in state correctional institutions; free braille books for Wisconsin school libraries; a braille literacy project pairing students who are visually impaired with adults who are braille readers; collaboration with the Department of Public Instruction regarding issues related to braille; support for the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) and other organizations serving the blind and visually impaired; publication of a newsletter; and maintenance of a website.
Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired - Created under 1999 Wisconsin Act 9, the Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (WCBVI) is the reorganized, innovative part of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction providing statewide services to blind and visually impaired students. As a part of the Department of Public Instruction's Division for Learning Support: Equity and Advocacy, the WCBVI is the lead resource for providing quality services to blind and visually impaired school-age children.