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AFFTBAmerican Foundation for the Blind
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"The lack of accessible labels on prescription drug containers puts people with vision loss at serious risk of medication mishaps," said Paul Schroeder, vice president of programs and policy at the American Foundation for the Blind, in a statement.
Sununu; As senator, I have made health care a high priority, and I'm pleased this work has earned national recognition, including the National Association of Community Health Centers' 2008 Superhero Award and the Helen Keller Achievement Award in Advocacy from the American Foundation for the Blind for work to bring vision rehabilitation therapy coverage under Medicare.
Paterson, who is legally blind, is also an advocate for the rights of the visually and physically challenged people of New York and has served as a member of the American Foundation for the Blind. He serves as a member of the Democratic National Committee and as a board member of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee.
This American Foundation for the Blind site is filled with information and lots of games using braille.
* American Foundation for the Blind (800-232-5463 or 212-502-7600; www.AFB.org) *
Weihenmayer encourages millions as a Verizon Literacy Champion for the American Foundation for the Blind to improve the lives of America's blind and low-vision schoolchildren.
* For information about the science of blindness, visit the Web site of the American Foundation for the Blind: www.afb.org
According to the American Foundation for the Blind, there are approximately 10 million people who are blind or have low vision in the United States.
The new host is the American Foundation for the Blind server.
The introduction early in a man's rehabilitation of assistive devices, such as the braille watch that cheer-up visitors from the American Foundation for the Blind distributed among blinded American servicemen, who were able instantly to recover their time-orientation, also was intended to serve the same psychological purpose.
The international community partners that are teamed with NLS in this complex effort are the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (of the American Library Association); American Council of the Blind; American Foundation for the Blind; American Printing House for the Blind; Blinded Veterans Association; Canadian National Institute for the Blind; the DAISY Consortium; Hadley School for the Blind; Assistive Devices Industry Office-Industry Canada; IsSound Corp.; National Federation of the Blind; Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic; Talking Book Publishers, Inc.; Telex Communications, Inc.; VisuAide, Inc.; and the World Blind Union.
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