Visual Impairments Special Needs Factsheet
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This website brings together families who have children with special health needs.
American Council of the Blind
The website of the American Council of the Blind provides general information about the council, including recent issues of its monthly publication, The Braille Forum.
Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
The PTA encourages parental involvement in public schools.
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
This organization provides vision information and resources.
Prevent Blindness America
This website offers information, resources, vision tests, volunteer opportunities, and more.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education
This Web site provides information and lists programs dedicated to educating children with special needs.
U.S. Department of Education
This government site offers advice, links, homework help, and information for parents, teachers, and students.
EyeCare America is a public service foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology that works to raise awareness about eye disease and care, provide free eye health educational materials, and facilitate access to medical eye care.
KidsHealth in the Classroom
Free PreK-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Health Education Standards and based on expert-approved, age-appropriate articles.
The Special Needs Alliance
The Special Needs Alliance helps people with disabilities, their families, and the professionals who represent them. Find national and local services and support programs, get answers to questions about finances and disability benefits, or search the attorney database to find help with legal matters.