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The American Foundation for the Blind is dedicated to promoting awareness of the latest research, resources, and news in the blindness field.

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Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness

The Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness is the essential professional resource for information about visual impairment (that is, blindness or low vision).


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.

AFB Blog

The AFB Blog focuses on employment issues for people who are blind or visually impaired, broadening access to technology, advocacy on behalf of Americans with vision loss, and more.

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AFB in the News

Recent articles from the media featuring AFB, our experts, and issues related to blindness and vision loss.

AFB Experts

AFB employs numerous experts well-versed in a wide range of topics, including assistive technology, ADA compliance, employment issues, education issues, and age-related vision loss, to name just a few.

Press Release Archive

AFB-issued news, announcements, and statements.