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Welcome, Kirk Adams!
AFB's new CEO recently spoke with our communications team about his role, what he wants to tackle first, the critical issues in our field, and his interests and hobbies.
Thank a Teacher!
Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month and the 150th anniversary of Anne Sullivan Macy with a gift in honor of your favorite teacher. Your support will help preserve AFB’s Helen Keller Archives.
I-M-ABLE, or the Individualized Meaning-Centered Approach to Braille Literacy Education, is an innovative, individualized, student-centered method for teaching braille.
AFB Is Here for You
The American Foundation for the Blind helps people with vision loss in every aspect of life—your education, your career, your family, the technology you use, and the laws that shape our environment.
Save the Date!
Join us June 16, 2016, for the 20th Annual Helen Keller Achievement Awards.
- New macular degeneration research from the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
- AFB Celebrates 20th Anniversary of the Helen Keller Achievement Awards and Announces 2016 Honorees
- New Research on Electronic Medical Records and Adherence to Glaucoma Meds
- Mother's Day Gift Guide
- Peer Advisor Sue Wiygul Martin Pens New Memoir About Her Dog Guides
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On Our Blogs
- Get in the Swim for Memorial Day
by Mary Hiland on 5/26/2016, posted on "Visually Impaired: Now What?"
- Helen Keller in Hiroshima, Japan
by Helen Selsdon on 5/25/2016, posted on "AFB Blog"
- High Expectations for Your Graduate with Vision Loss (From Pre-K to High School)
by Shannon Carollo on 5/24/2016, posted on "FamilyConnect: A Parent's Voice"
- New Research: Automobile Side Windows Do not Offer Sufficient Protection from UV Light, Increase the Risk of Cataracts and Other Eye Diseases
by Maureen Duffy on 5/23/2016, posted on "VisionAware Blog"
- Peer Advisors Update Bucket Lists-Sequel Three
by Priscilla Rogers on 5/23/2016, posted on "Visually Impaired: Now What?"
- To Jump or Not to Jump Back into School As a Career Seeking Adult Who Is Blind or Visually Impaired
by Shannon Carollo on 5/23/2016, posted on "CareerConnect Blog"
- Hey Teens, Let's Talk Summer Jobs
by Shannon Carollo on 5/19/2016, posted on "CareerConnect Blog"
Share Your Story
- General Questions About Blindness - 312 subjects
- Technology Talk - 268 subjects
- Work Life - 99 subjects