Overseas Blindness Organisations & Sites

On this page you will find links to overseas sites with useful information.

Action for Blind People (UK)

American Council of the Blind

Laser Eye Surgery Hub We have compiled a listing of resources based on specific needs and situations. From help adapting to life with low or no vision, to financial assistance for the vision-impaired, these resources can provide assistance and helpful insights for easier daily living and a higher quality of life.

American Foundation for the Blind is a site containing articles, product reviews, and sells products that meet the needs of people who are vision impaired of all ages

American Printing House for the Blind

Bibles for the Blind and Visually Handicapped International

Blind World the Online Magazine for the Blind and Vision-Impaired

Bookshare is an international library available to people with print reading disabilities and/or vision impairments in over 36 countries. It contains over 100,000 books in both daisy and Braille formats. This library is provided as an affordable yearly subscription, with a one-time creation fee they use to offset the cost of verifying your disability

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

DAISY Consortium Digital Audiobased Information System – A talking book system

EnableLink.com The online community for people who are blind and visually impaired, their families, friends and colleagues

Hadley School for the Blind

Library of Congress (USA)

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

MD Support The Eyes of the Macular Degeneration Community – provides information and support for people dealing with macular degeneration and related retinal diseases which lead to a loss of central vision

Narrative Television Network makes movies and television programming accessible to blind and visually impaired people through narration, including free narrated programming on the web

National Federation of the Blind (USA)

Nystagmus Network A UK-based self-help group set up in 1984, providing support for adults and children with nystagmus, their parents and teachers and fostering research into the condition

Operation Eyesight A non-profit organization that has been helping those threatened with preventable and treatable blindness conditions for over 40 years

Perkins Scout is a searchable database of carefully evaluated online resources related to blindness

Real-Eyes Computer User’s A Group from Kansas City site includes Real Audio archives of their monthly meetings

Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic

Royal National Institute for the Blind (UK)

Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind

Sight Savers International

World Blind Union