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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss

AFB's Blogs

AFB hosts five separate blogs*, covering subjects ranging from raising children with disabilities to information-sharing from experts in our field, and more.

The AFB Blog

AFB's flagship blog covers anything and everything we see fit to discuss. With multiple authors and a wealth of topics, the AFB Blog keeps you up to date on the latest in the blindness field, from pop culture to success stories of people with vision loss to what's new and exciting.

VisionAware Blog

For those recently diagnosed with vision loss and their families, VisionAware is your one-stop-shop for daily living techniques, information on eye diseases and disorders, new resources and organizations, and more. VisionAware is presented in partnership with Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation.

A Parent's Voice

This blog is for parents of children with visual impairments, covering what it's like to be a parent, how to advocate for your child, what resources are out there, and more. Authored by Susan LaVenture, President of the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI).

Ask the Experts

FamilyConnect brings together experts in all different aspects of raising a visually impaired child, and the experts make themselves available for two weeks to answer your questions. Don't hesitate to ask questions in the comments section!

Raising a Child Who is Blind and...

Authored by Emily Coleman, mother of three. Emily's middle child is Eddie, who is blind and autistic. This blog shares the joys and pains of having such a unique child.


*A Parent's Voice, Ask the Experts, and Raising a Child Who is Blind and... are all presented in partnership with the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI).

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