Resources for Disabled Persons
According to the World Blind Union, 162 million people worldwide are blind or visually impaired — yet 28 million suffer needlessly. In 75% of the cases, their blindness could have been prevented. Here are some organizations around the world who are dedicated to the prevention of vision loss or who provide support services for blind and visually impaired persons. Simply click on the underlined name of each organization to visit their website.
Below these sites you'll find information on "Tips For Independent Living" and how sighted relatives and friends can help the blind or visually impaired, as well as Tips for Employers on accommodating blind or visually impaired workers.