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There are many resources and devices to help you enjoy a wide range of activities and hobbies. Please also check with your ophthalmologist.

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Learn about low vision and vision rehabilitation [PDF]

Take this survey [PDF] to determine if you may benefit from vision rehabilitation

National Organizations

American Council of the Blind

American Foundation of the Blind

National Federation of the Blind

National Association for Visually Handicapped

National Eye Health Education Program of the National Eye Institute

Supportive Services

Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (View their support groups)

Carroll Center for the Blind

American Occupational Therapy Association

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

American Printing House for the Blind


Harvard Ophthalmology Mobility Enhancement and Vision Rehabilitation Center (See if you qualify for a clinical trial at Mass. Eye and Ear)

Bright Focus Foundation

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Massachusetts Lions Eye Research Fund

Research to Prevent Blindness