AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides the following services to the blind and visually-impaired and to organizations/individuals working with this audience information and referral, publications on blindness, data collection and information dissemination, and production of recorded materials for the blind through the Talking Books Program. Conducts a wide variety of programs to support independent living, literacy, employment and access to technology. Advocates for legislation and operates a web site which offers access to an on-line book store, Career Connect(employment planning tool), and Braille Bug(children's web channel for literacy).
Geographical AreaNassau, Suffolk
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenSpanish
 
Availability
Hours of Operation M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Kirk Adams
Contact's Position President/CEO
Physical Site Address 1 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102
Physical Site City, State, Zip New York, NY 10121
Mailing Address 1 2 Penn Plaza, Suite 1102
Mailing City, State, Zip New York, NY 10121
Main Phone (212)502-7600
Other Phone (800)AFB-LINE (232-5463)
Fax (888)545-8331
Web Address www.afb.org
 
Additional Information
Last UpdateDec19
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND
Affiliated Program: AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND
This Service: AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Blindness (YF-9000.0100)
Individual Advocacy (FP-0500.3300)
Partial Sightedness (YF-9000.6500)
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic (TJ-4500.4500-750)
Visual Impairments (YF-9000)