Links


Featured Link

Family Connect – For parents of children with visual impairments

Adult Agencies

www.arcofbaltimore.org – Dedicated to providing advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports since 1949 in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, The Arc Baltimore supports more than 6,000 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

Athletics

www.specialolympics.org
Special Olympics International, headquartered in Washington, DC.

www.usaba.org
US Association of Blind Athletes, headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO.

http://www.bowling.com/service/article_bowling_for_the_blind.aspx
Information for Blind Bowlers

Braille

www.afb.org/braillebug – Braille Bug, an interactive channel on the American Foundation for the Blind’s website created to teach sighted children about Braille and to encourage literacy among all children–sighted and visually impaired.

http://www.nbp.org/ – National Braille Press is a non-profit braille printing and publishing house established in 1927.

www.brailleinstitute.org – Braille Institute of America, headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Therapeutic Resources

www.bemagical.org
Magical Expericences Art Company (MEAC)

http://ctrchanginglives.org/
Chesapeake Therapeutic Riding – Equine Therapy

Other Resources

www.acb.org – The American Council of the Blind provides links, resources and information for people who are blind or visually impaired.

www.afb.org – The American Foundation for the Blind is a nonprofit organization enabling blind or visually impaired people to achieve equality and access.

www.afb.org/careerconnect – Learn about a wide range of careers with the help of more than 1,500 mentors in a fully accessible database.

www.aph.org/ – The American Printing House for the Blind, Inc. promotes independence of blind and visually impaired persons by providing special media, tools and materials needed for education and life.

www.dors.state.md.us Maryland Rehabilitation Center, headquartered in Baltimore, MD.

www.igc.org/afb/technology/ctibbroch.html – Database of information about working as a blind/disabled person and information for prospective employers

www.msde.state.md.us – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) website provides information on state education programs, education reform in Maryland, contact information for local school systems and state personnel, links to other education sites, and much more.

www.nfb.org – The National Federation of the Blind promotes security, equality and opportunity for those who are blind or visually impaired. Information can be found on this site about braille, diabetes, guide dogs and current legislation affecting those who are blind.

Descriptive Video Service makes television and movies more accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired.

www.radioreadingnetwork.org – The Radio Reading Network of Maryland provides access to newspapers, magazines and books for those persons who are either visually or physically impaired to the degree that they cannot read for themselves.