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Together, we can create a world of no limits!

At the American Foundation for the Blind, we want every blind child to get a great education. We want every blind working-age adult to have the career of their choice. And we want older people who are losing their sight to be able to live with dignity and independence.

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AFB President and CEO Pens Op-ed for Seattle Times

Dr. Kirk Adams chronicles his own employment journey and the frustrations he experienced of prospective employers not understanding the full potential of a job candidate with a disability.

AFB Is on BuzzFeed!

In light of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we wanted to spread awareness of some truly great leaders who are blind or visually impaired, that audiences might not be so familiar with.

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Helen Keller

Activist, writer, hero…

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Whether it's technology news, research reports, or advocacy in action, AFB's publications keep readers up-to-date on the field of blindness and low vision.

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Expanding Possibilities

Learn more about AFB's new strategic direction.