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The American Foundation for the Blind
Includes a wealth of information and a search function, so Alaskans can find help for loved ones Outside.
Hadley School for the Blind
Hadley School for the Blind has distance education courses for individuals, families, and those working with people who are visually impaired.
The Helen Keller National Center
The Helen Keller National Center helps people who experience both sight and hearing loss to live and work in their community of choice.
Lighthouse International
National Eye Institute
Lions Clubs International
VisionAware
VisionAware is a self-help resource for people with sight loss.
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Foundation Fighting Blindness raises money to support research into causes and cures of eye conditions and Prevent Blindness America preventblindness.org works to promote healthy choices and safety measures to save eyesight.
Senior Site from VisionAware
Helpful information for seniors with vision loss and their families.

Accessible Technology

We suggest a visit to a Low Vision Clinic provided by our Center before you invest in technology, so you can test in advance what works best for you. 

  
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The Talking Book Center of the Alaska State Library
The Talking Book Center of the Alaska State Library is a favorite resource for many.
The American Printing House for the Blind
has materials and information
Fred’s Head Blog
Popular Blog with materials and information
Assistive Technology of Alaska, ATLA
Assistive Technology of Alaska, ATLA, has technology solutions for the whole range of disabilities.
Independent Living Aids
Helpful aids for independent living.
MaxiAids
Helpful aids for independent living.

 Parents of Children who are Visually Impaired

  
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The State of Alaska Infant Learning Program Office
The State of Alaska Infant Learning Program Office provides support for children with vision loss from birth to age 3.
Family Connect
Family Connect provides information and the chance to connect with other parents.
Alaska Blind Children’s Resource
You can learn more about the group Alaska Blind Children’s Resource by emailing spgebert@alaska.net
Being Legally Blind, Observations for Parents of Visually Impaired Children
Alaskan Justin Oldham wrote Being Legally Blind, Observations for Parents of Visually Impaired Children to answer many questions for parents through his own experience growing up with low vision.

Employment Related

  
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Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Learn how Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation can help you reach your employment goals.
Career Connect at the American Foundation for the Blind

Advocacy

  
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Alaska Independent Blind
AIB is an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind.
Alaska National Federation of the Blind

 Alaska Resources

  
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AnchorRIDES
AnchorRIDES is a transportation option for people with disabilities and older Alaskans who are no longer driving.
Access Alaska
The Americans With Disabilities Act state office and the ADA Partner’s Project through Access Alaska can answer questions for employers and individuals.
Disability Law Center of Alaska
Provides protection and advocacy for Alaskans with disabilities.
Camp Abilities
Run by Alpine Alternatives and funded by District 49A Lions Clubs brings kids together for a week every year to enjoy each other and learn to succeed at sports.
District 49A Lions
Knights of the Blind serving the southern half of Alaska.
District 49B Lions
These Lions serve people in the northern half of the state and parts of Canada.