Programs & Services

Research Program

The Foundation for the Blind and Visually Impaired is devoted to advancing innovative blindness research. The purpose of our research program is to expand our awareness of the actual challenges faced by blind people and to assist blind individuals in achieving more independence, self-respect, and autonomy. Our research has included a thorough examination of: Innovative …

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Continuously, the Foundation for the Blind and Visually Impaired strives to ensure the complete integration, equality, independence, acceptance, and esteem of all blind Americans. Our advocacy work has concentrated on education, employment, transportation, voting, and civil rights and is guided by resolutions adopted annually at our national convention. As one of the leading organizations of …

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Career Mentoring

The career mentorship program of the Foundation for the Blind and Visually Impaired is an important project that connects blind and low-vision students with successful blind role models who guide them along the route from school to professional success. The program, which is currently active in Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, and Nebraska, includes numerous monthly simulated …

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