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National Federation of the Blind
The National Federation of the Blind believes in the abilities of those who are blind or visually impaired. Use their website to connect with others who have vision loss, find support and resources, learn about the right assistive technology for you, and join others to change the misconceptions toward blindness.
American Foundation for the Blind
Started in 1921, the American Foundation for the Blind seeks to make the voices of those who are blind or visually impaired heard and to fight for equitable access for all.
National Eye Institute
A part of the National Institute of Health, the National Eye Institute's mission is to “conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to blinding eye diseases, visual disorders, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, and the special health problems and requirements of the blind.”
Blinded Veterans Association (BVA)
The BVA promotes the welfare of blinded veterans so they can "take their rightful place in the community and work with their fellow citizens toward the creation of a peaceful world."
World Health Organization-Blindness
The Blindness page from the World Health Organization provides statistics and facts about blindness and visual impairment throughout the world.
The United States Association of Blind Athletes
Based in Colorado, this organization provides sports opportunities to thousands of children, youth, adults and veterans who are blind and visually impaired. They support beginner athletes all the way up to Paralympic athletes.
Support Group-American Foundation for the Blind
You can sign up to become a member of the American Foundation for the Blind community. They provide news and information, as well as message board and support groups that can help you connect with others.