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AARP - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

AARP
601 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20049
(202) 434-2227 (Local)
(202) 434-6483 (Fax)
(888) 687-2277 (Toll-Free)
(877) 434-7598 (TDD/TTY)
http://www.aarp.org

Brief Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization for people 50 and over. It provides information and resources; advocates on legislative, consumer, and legal issues; assists members to serve their communities; and offers a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for its members. These benefits include AARP Webplace at www.aarp.org, AARP The Magazine, the monthly AARP Bulletin, and Segunda Juventud, our Spanish language periodical. Active in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP celebrates the attitude that age is just a number and life is what you make it.

Publications: AARP The Magazine (monthly), AARP Bulletin (monthly), Segunda Juventud (Spanish language periodical), NRTA Live and Learn.

Staff

Jo Ann Jenkins, CEO

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Advocacy
    • Serves the needs of people age 50 and over, advocating in their interests regarding health issues, community services.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral to services for members.
  • Support Groups
    • Has support groups for seniors.

Members

AIM-VA (Accessible Instructional Materials-Virginia)

Arizona Instructional Resource Center

Assistive Technology and Accessible Educational Materials Center

California Department of Education: Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations

Catholic Charities Maine: Education Services for Blind and Visually Impaired Children

Colorado Instructional Materials Center

Delaware Instructional Materials and Resource Center

Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired

George Meyer Instructional Resource Center

Illinois Instructional Materials Center

Indiana Educational Resource Center

Louisiana Instructional Materials Center

Maryland Instructional Resource Center

Massachusetts Accessible Instructional Materials Library

Mississippi Instructional Resource Center

Missouri Instructional Resource Center for the Blind

Nebraska Instructional Resource Center

Nevada Department of Education: Office of Special Education

North Dakota Vision Resource Center

Ogden Resource Center/Braille Access Center

Oklahoma Accesible Instructional Materials (AIM) Center

PaTTAN (Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network)

Rhode Island Materials Access Center

South Carolina Instructional Resource Center

Special Education Service Agency

Texas Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired

Utah State Instructional Materials Access Center

West Virginia Instructional Resource Center

Wisconsin Accessible Media Productions

Wyoming Department of Education: Vision Outreach Services

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