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Life Changing Resources for people who are blind or low vision

Our mission is to empower people toward greater independence and lifelong success by providing free curated information and resources to assist children, parents, job seekers, and adults who are blind or low vision.

For Job Seekers & Employers

Employment information, tools, and guidance for job seekers who are blind or low vision.

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For Families

Offers support and resources for families of children who are blind or low vision.

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VisionAware

For people adjusting to blindness or low vision, family members and professionals who serve them.

Need to talk?

If you are looking for resources and services, one of our experienced representatives can provide free information on virtually any topic related to blindness and low vision. Call toll-free (800) 232-5463 Mon-Fri 8 AM – 8 PM Eastern or e-mail us at connectcenter@aph.org.

Directory of Services

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Exploring Your Future?

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Find information about programs that emphasize empowerment, career exploration, and work experiences for teens and young adults who are blind and have low vision in our Transition Hub.

Are You a Job Seeker?

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Attention, students and job seekers who are blind or low vision! Are you ready to hone your career exploration and job-seeking skills? The APH ConnectCenter and NSITE have partnered to update a NEW Job Seekerā€™s Toolkit, an accessible, self-paced, free online training course!

Explore Eye Conditions on VisionAware

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2023 Low Vision History Timeline

An ongoing project to chronicle important events in the history of the field which have contributed to or been critical in changing knowledge and
practice.

Blog Posts

  • The Retina and Alzheimerā€™s Disease

    The Retina and Alzheimerā€™s Disease

    This post is also available in: EspaƱol (Spanish)In June 2023, the National Institute on Aging (NIA) [of the National Institutes of Health(NIH)] released a report on changes in the retina […]


  • Attending the APH ConnectCenter Family Retreat

    Attending the APH ConnectCenter Family Retreat

    This post is also available in: EspaƱol (Spanish)“I have never walked into a room full of strangers and instantly connected,” says Rob Harris. Rob attended the APH ConnectCenter Family Retreat […]


  • Price of Nice: Assumptions, Reality, and Cost-benefit Analysis of ADA Mandates

    Price of Nice: Assumptions, Reality, and Cost-benefit Analysis of ADA Mandates

    This post is also available in: EspaƱol (Spanish)In his opinion piece for the Colorado Springs Gazette, the Libertarian political commentator and professor Barry Fagin accused the ADA of trying to […]


Webinars

  • Test New Webinar

    Test New Webinar

    This post is also available in: EspaƱol (Spanish) Webinar Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2023 5:32 PM EDT This is a test


  • Test Webinar

    Test Webinar

    This post is also available in: EspaƱol (Spanish)Test Webinar Test for archive page


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