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AFBAmerican Foundation®
for the Blind

Expanding possibilities for people with vision loss


AFB strives to expand possibilities for people with vision loss and the professionals who work with them by publishing timely, targeted information to meet their needs. Through the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, AccessWorld®, and other publications, AFB provides relevant, and practical resources that support teaching, research, independent living, and the delivery of critical services.

Publications From AFB on Visual Impairment

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    The Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness

    JVIB is the essential professional resource for information about visual impairment and blindness, delivering current research and best practice information, commentary from authoritative experts on critical topics, and a calendar of important events.

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    Annual Report

    Read our annual report to learn how AFB champions access and equality for those with vision loss.

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    AccessWorld® Magazine

    Objective information you can trust, smart and informed commentary, and cutting-edge news and trends concerning information technology and visual impairment are published monthly in AccessWorld®: Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired.

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    AFB Newsletters

    Want to stay informed about the latest trends and news? Subscribe to a number of free informational eNewsletters available from AFB.

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