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AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as other publications. They have a large number of programs designed to bring science literacy to all. They have resources for businesses, scientists, teachers, and students. One of their many endeavors, Project 2061 has developed highly regarded science curriculum benchmarks. The AAAS signature program is called Entrypoint, providing internship opportunities in science, engineering, math, computer science and some fields of business for students with disabilities. Many program alumni are now working in the science fields.

AADB is a national consumer organization of, by, and for deafblind Americans and their supporters.

ABBA seeks to "promote interest in bowling activities among legally blind men and women in North America;" their newsletter is published three times per year and is available here in electronic format.

Source: American Blind Bowling Association

ABSF is committed to serving blind and visually impaired children and adults, giving them the opportunities and experiences that build confidence and independence that can last a lifetime.

Source: American Blind Skiing Foundation

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

Source: American Council of the Blind (ACB)

AFB provides a wealth of information and services to people who are blind or visually impaired, and their families, and for the professionals who serve them.

Source: American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

Windows, Quicktime, and Flash format videos are provided for magnifiers, transcribing software, writing devices, tape players, talking book players, talking calculators, screen magnifiers and readers, OCR systems, PDAs, and optical devices. Browse for the desired brand on the AFB "Using Technology" area.

Source: American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

AHA promotes therapeutic riding as a "treatment strategy … for people living with disabilities. Hippotherapy has been shown to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination, motor development as well as emotional well-being."

Source: American Hippotherapy Association (AHA)

Basic description of nystagmus, FAQs, information for parents of school-age children with the condition.

The American Printing House for the Blind is the world's largest producer of books and products for people who are blind or visually impaired. Founded in 1858, APH is the official supplier of educational materials for visually impaired K-12 students in the U.S.

Source: American Printing House for the Blind

Based on data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP); includes information on visual impairment.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census

Based on data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP); includes information on visual impairment.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census

This film, created by Cory Tomascoff, tells about two young women with disabilities who rely on assistive devices.

Source: Adaptive Design Association

Dr. Jan van Dijk describes his educational approach, including the topics of attachment and the development of communication.

Source: National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness

Peruvian teachers describe the history of inclusive education in their country and identify some of its challenges.

A good explanation of the types of cataracts and their effects on vision.

Source: VisionAware

Stacy Shafer outlines some of Dr. Lilli Nielsen's recommendations for designing a learning environment for a child with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.

Source: National Federation of the Blind (NFB)

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