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Maryland Society for Sight

Provides information and referral regarding eye health and safety. Pre-school vision screening, adult vision screening and glaucoma screening.

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National Eye Institute

The Federal Goverment’s principal agency for conducting and supporting vision research. It is located on the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda.

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Prevent Blindness America

Prevent Blindness is a patient advocate program for healthy vision. It provides public and professional education, community and patient services, programs, and research.

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Low Vision Support Group – Jewish Community Services

For older adults, ages 55 and over, who are visually impaired. Group fosters a cohesive, supportive environment with others in similar circumstances. The group meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at the Myerberg Center at 1:30pm. Offered by Jewish Community Services.

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National Federation of the Blind-Newsline

Free electronic service that gives any blind, visually impaired, or print disabled person access to newspapers, magazines, and TV listings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  For a full list of participating publications, visit the website. NFB- NEWSLINE also offers emergency weather alerts and seven day forecast, job listings, retail ads and more. There […]

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Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

The Rehabilitation Division offers an innovative rehabilitation training program that teaches real world survival skills, builds self-confidence and prepares people who are visually impaired for the everyday challenges of family, home, work and personal achievements. Services are possible by creating non-traditional job opportunities, including installing and servicing a line of beverage and snack vending machines […]

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New Eyes for The Needy

New Eyes for the Needy purchases basic prescription eyeglasses for people in financial need in the U.S.

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American Council of the Blind

A membership organization of blind and visually impaired people. Publishes the Braille Forum – a free monthly national magazine. The Council strives to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by: serving as a representative national organization of blind people; elevating the social, economic and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational […]

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Braille Institute of America

The Institute provides an environment of hope and encouragement for people who are blind and visually impaired. Refers people to Braille Publications.

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