Blind / Low Vision

The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.

iCanConnect, also known as the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program, is an FCC program administered by organizations in all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. To ask questions, learn more about the program and see if you or someone you know qualifies, look up your state contact and contact them by phone or email.

The Lions Club supports sight programs and services including vision screenings, eye banks and eyeglass recycling, provide eye care services to those at risk of losing their sight, and raise donations through campaigns like SightFirst and Campaign SightFirst II.

The Louisiana Center for the blind believes in blind people! It is their belief that with proper training and opportunity (and these are important), a blind person can lead a normal, independent and fulfilling life.

The Lions Low Vision Rehabilitation Center of Texas is an interdisciplinary center for low vision rehabilitation. Individuals whose vision cannot be corrected by traditional means, such as eye glasses or surgery, may benefit from services and devices to make the most of the vision they have.

The National Federation of the Blind improves the lives of individuals with blindness and low vision through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence.

The National Federation of the Blind of Texas improves the lives of individuals with blindness and low vision through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self confidence.

The DARS Division for Blind Services (DBS) assists blind or visually impaired individuals and their families. Depending upon their goals and needs, DBS offers services to help regain independence or find a job.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) serves as a special public school in which students, ages 6 through 21, who are blind, deaf-blind, or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities, are eligible for consideration for services on the TSBVI campus. It is also a statewide resource to parents of these children and the professionals who serve them, from birth through transition from school.