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American Council of the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

American Council of the Blind
1703 N. Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA 22311
(202) 467-5081 (Local)
(703) 465-5085 (Fax)
info@acb.org
http://www.acb.org

Brief Description

ACB has 50 state and regional affiliates and 18 national special-interest and professional affiliates. A complete list of ACB's affiliates and professional affiliates may be found on ACB's website.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM EST
Number of staff: 4
Geographic area served: United States and its territories.
Publications: The ACB Braille Forum, published in large print, braille, on four-track tape, computer disk, e-mail, podcast, and online. Free to members; all others pay $25 per format per year (email, podcast and online are free). Also publishes The ACB E-Forum, available via email, podcast, and online, in the even months of the year.

Staff

Eric Bridges, Executive Director

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral on all aspects of blindness, public education and awareness training, and on programs and services in the blindness field and laws affecting blind persons.

Services for Children

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral on all aspects of blindness, public education and awareness training, and on programs and services in the blindness field and laws affecting blind persons.

Members

ACB of Indiana

ACB of Maryland

ACB of Minnesota

ACB of Nebraska

ACB of New Mexico

ACB of New York, Inc.

ACB of Ohio

ACB of Oregon

ACB of South Carolina

ACB of Texas

Alabama Council of the Blind

Alaska Independent Blind, Inc. (ACB Alaska)

American Council of Blind Lions

American Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired of Colorado/A3

American Council of the Blind Families

Arizona Council of the Blind

Bay State Council of the Blind

Braille Revival League

California Council of the Blind

DC Council of the Blind

Delaware Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Florida Council of the Blind

Georgia Council of the Blind

Hawaii Association of the Blind

Idaho Council of the Blind

Illinois Council of the Blind

Iowa Council of the United Blind

Kansas Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Kentucky Council of the Blind Inc.

Louisiana Council of the Blind

Michigan Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Mississippi Council of the Blind

Missouri Council of the Blind

Montana Blind and Low Vision Council

Mountain State Council of the Blind

Nevada Council of the Blind

New Jersey Council of the Blind

North Carolina Council of the Blind

Oklahoma Council of the Blind

Old Dominion Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

Pennsylvania Council of the Blind

Tennessee Council of the Blind

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