Associations & Foundations

American Foundation for the Blind
Provides information on Blindness and Low Vision.

American Macular Degeneration Foundation
Provides a description of what Macular Degeneration is as well as the latest news on the disease.

Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (Pennsylvania)
A state agency that assists blind and visually impaired individuals to gain the necessary skills to live and work independently within their communities.

Glaucoma Research Foundation
Provides information on treatment and research.

Lions Club 14M
A voluntary service organization working to meet the needs of people in their communities with a focus on the blind and visually impaired.

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
Support for parents of children who have visual impairments.

Pennsylvania Association for the Blind
Helping individuals who are visually impaired remain independent.

V.I.S.T. (Vision Impaired Services Team) 412-688-6000
A program to help Veterans with visual impairments.

Contact the Washington-Greene County Blind Association

Education

Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services (Pennsylvania)
A state agency that assists blind and visually impaired individuals to gain the necessary skills to live and work independently within their communities.

Hadley School for the Blind
Offering education courses in varying mediums free to eligible students.

National Eye Institute
Provides the most comprehensive information available on eye disease and current research.

Newspapers for the Blind
Newspapers from around the world are read for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals.

Prevent Blindness America
Volunteer eye health and safety organization dedicated to fighting blindness and saving sight.

Vision Aware
A self help resource to promote independence for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Low Vision and Braille Products

American Printing House for the Blind
A resource for Braille and Large Print Educational Material

Carnegie Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
A free service that provides talking book players as well as audio books and magazines.

Independent Living Aides
Products for active independent living.

Maxi Aides
Products for independent living.

The 2017 Richard Robinson Memorial Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to a high school senior or college student who is legally blind or visually impaired or who is the child of a blind, legally blind or visually impaired parent or who is going to school to work with children with special needs. Candidate must be a resident of Washington or Greene County. The 2017 deadline is April 28, 2017.

Kira Snyder was our last winner.   Kira graduated from Chartiers-Houston High School and is now attending Thiel College in Greenville, PA

Click here to download the scholarship application

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