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O&M for Independent Living
AFB Press is proud to release O&M for Independent Living: Strategies for Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Older Adults, edited by Nora Griffin-Shirley and Laura Bozeman.
Making Life More Livable
New from AFB Press! The third edition of Making Life More Livable: Simple Adaptations for Living at Home After Vision Loss by Maureen Duffy.
Beginning with Braille, Second Edition
Beginning with Braille has been the go-to resource for educators teaching braille to beginning students in the United States and abroad for more than 15 years. This much anticipated second edition has been updated using UEB and includes new teaching materials, record forms, and braille activities.
New Tactile Graphics Webinar
A new webinar from the AFB eLearning Center offers examples of print images and their braille counterparts for discussion of design strategies and techniques.
Make the Reading Connection!
AFB Press is proud to announce the release of Reading Connections: Strategies for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments.
New Braille Guide!
A perennial favorite resource for teachers and transcribers, the Burns Braille Transcription Dictionary has been revamped as the Burns Braille Guide to usher in the new era of Unified English Braille (UEB).
Everything You Need to Know About the ECC
AFB Press launches a new book, ECC Essentials: Teaching the Expanded Core Curriculum to Students with Visual Impairments.
NEW! Cortical Visual Impairment Focus Series
A 5-part webinar series presented by Christine Roman-Lantzy now in the AFB eLearning Center!
Using iPads in the Classroom
AFB eLearning is pleased to announce its newest webinar offering, iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss.
Vision and the Brain
AFB Press is proud to announce a unique, comprehensive sourcebook on cerebral visual impairment, also known as cortical visual impairment, which has become the most common cause of visual impairment in children in the United States and the developed world.
If you are working with people with vision loss or need specific information related to visual impairment, AFB has tools and resources to support you. We offer online courses and webinars, peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and age-specific information that can help you meet your professional needs and interests.
Why Choose the American Foundation for the Blind for Your Professional Needs?
We offer continuing education credits through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP), CRCC, and AOTA. We are open to partnering with other professional groups to offer other types of certifications.
Through the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness and our AFB Press books, we work with a wide range of nationally and internationally known educators and professionals in vision rehabilitation and related fields.