Educational Resources for Children and Families

the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Austin, TX

Service: Education for the Visually Impaired

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) provides a variety of programs designed to meet the educational needs of visually impaired students between the ages of birth and 22 years old. While TSBVI provides its core-curriculum at the Austin campus, there are in-person trainings across the state of Texas, and a host of educational material and online courses available virtually.

More information can be found by visiting the TSBVI website.

Lighthouse Guild

New York, NY

Service: Training/ Support for the Visually Impaired

The Lighthouse Guild provides education and virtual support for visually impaired youth.

More information can be found by visiting the Lighthouse Guild website.

American Printing House

Louisville, KY

Service: Educational Materials and Resources

The American Printing House is a non-profit organization that specializes in providing education, resources, and independent living technology to the visually impaired. All educational resources are available virtually or can be delivered.

More information can be found by visiting the American Printing House website.

The Vision of Children foundation

San Diego, CA

Service: Advocacy and Support

The Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) is a national organization that advocates and supports research projects aimed at combatting genetic vision disorders. VOC also provides support resources to families of children with genetic vision disorders.

More information can be found by visiting the Vision of Children Foundation website.

American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults

Baltimore, MD

Service: Educational Materials and Resources

The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults is a national organization that provides access to educational materials that teach low vision individuals Braille literacy and tactile fluency. Most resources are either completely free or low cost in order to maximize accessibility for those in need.

More information can be found by visiting the American Action Fund Website.

The Hadley Institute

Winnetka, IL

Service: Training for the Visually Impaired

The Hadley Institute provides free training and support options for the visually impaired and their families, with over 50,000 available workshops. Training can be obtained virtually online, through print or braille, through audio, or in person in all 50 states.

More information can be found by visiting the Hadley Institute website.

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