Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Organizations and Companies

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) AFB is a national information and advocacy organization.
American Printing House for the Blind (APH) APH produces braille and large print books along with many learning aids.  Many of the materials your child will use in school come from APH.
Hadley School for the Blind Hadley School for the Blind is a free correspondence school.  Family members of individuals who are visually impaired can take a variety of courses, including several braille courses.
National Braille Press (Read Books Program) National Braille Press sells a variety of braille materials for children and adults.  The Read Books Program  distributes free books bags to families of blind children birth through age 7. Click here to view a copy of the Read Books Program brochure.
National Library Service (NLS) for Blind and Physically Handicapped NLS provides recreational reading materials for individuals who are blind free of charge.  Materials include braille books.
Seedlings Braille Books for Children Seedling sells low cost braille books for young children up through high school.