Frequently Asked Questions
13. What agencies and organizations provide people who have low vision with help and information?
Many agencies and organizations in the community provide assistance and information to people who have low vision and to their families and caregivers.
State agencies for the blind and visually impaired can make referrals to a variety of organizations that provide assistance. Such services include vision rehabilitation, recreation, counseling, and job training or placement.
National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
2020 Vision Place
Bethesda, MD 20892-3655
American Academy of Ophthalmology
P.O. Box 7424
San Francisco, CA 94120-7424
American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
American Optometric Association
243 N. Lindbergh Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63141
Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
111 E. 59th Street
New York, NY 10022
212) 821-9713 (TDD)