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New Reduced Subscription Rate to Leading International Journal on Blindness and Low Vision

New York, NY (May 18, 2009)—The Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB), the premier journal of record on blindness and visual impairment from AFB Press, is now available at a new $25 individual subscription fee for online access and $65 for a combined print and online subscription.

"For more than 100 years, JVIB has served as the cornerstone of the field's literature by keeping professionals and students up-to-date on the major developments and trends in the field of visual impairment and blindness," said Carl R. Augusto, President & CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind. "We want to ensure that all individuals who work with people who are blind or have low vision have access to this essential publication at an affordable rate—and we are committed to expanding access in the United States and abroad."

JVIB is the foremost outlet for research in the visual impairment field and provides both applied practice and comprehensive news coverage essential to practitioners in low vision, special education, and related areas. The journal serves an international community in a wide range of professions including teachers of students with visual impairments, low vision therapists, orientation and mobility specialists, rehabilitation specialists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers, assistive living specialists, and more.

An annual subscription also provides access to more than 10 years of archived JVIB articles via AFB's fully accessible, fully searchable web site.

To subscribe to JVIB, please visit www.afb.org/jvibspecial.asp.

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The Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB) is the premier international, interdisciplinary journal of record on blindness and visual impairment that publishes scholarship and information and serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas, airing of controversies, and discussion of issues. JVIB is a monthly publication that includes research articles, as well as shorter pieces of interest to practitioners and extensive news coverage about the field of visual impairment.

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for people with vision loss. AFB's priorities include broadening access to technology; elevating the quality of information and tools for the professionals who serve people with vision loss; and promoting independent and healthy living for people with vision loss by providing them and their families with relevant and timely resources. AFB is also proud to house the Helen Keller Archives and honor the more than forty years that Helen Keller worked tirelessly with AFB. For more information visit us online at www.afb.org.

Contact:
Adrianna Montague-Gray
(212) 502-7675
amontaguegray@afb.net

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