Living with Vision Loss
Blindness or visual impairment can have a profound impact on your life, but you are still in control. We have an abundance of information to help you, whether you're visually impaired, losing vision, or know someone affected by vision loss. Explore these resources and discover how to continue living a healthy, productive life with vision loss.
Resources From AFB for Living With Vision Loss
A brief overview of conditions that are the cause of blindness or visual impairment.
VisionAware™, the newest addition to AFB's family of websites, is a comprehensive resource for basic information about adjusting to vision loss, including tips for adapting your home and daily living.
A round-up of issues related to technology for visually impaired and blind people, including AFB's acclaimed online technology magazine AccessWorld®, which offers objective reviews of mainstream and assistive technology products for people who are living with vision loss.
FamilyConnect® offers information and interactive community for parents of children with visual impairments, with resources to help navigate infancy to the teenage years.
CareerConnect® is your guide to the working world as a blind or visually impaired person. Connect with over 1,000 mentors who are blind or visually impaired. Learn from the experts about exploring careers, conducting a job search, getting hired, and succeeding in the workplace.
Extensive information and support for senior citizens who are losing vision, as well as their family members and caregivers.
An overview of braille and literacy, resources for finding braille publications, and the Braille Bug®, an interactive feature for kids.
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by AFB Staff on 9/25/2014
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by AFB Staff on 8/22/2014
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by AFB Staff on 12/5/2013