April 20, 2014

Special Needs

A few selected Internet Links:
Visual Impairments, Treatments, Assistive Technology and Local News

The New York State Talking Book and Braille Library
http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/tbbl/index.html

The Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped
http://www.loc.gov/nls

Recordings for the Blind & Dyslexic
http://www.rfbd.org

Medical Information and Research:

Blindness Resource Center
http://www.nyise.org/blind.htm

Foundation Fighting Blindness
http://www.blindness.org

Macular Degeneration Foundation
http://www.eyesight.org

Assistive Technology:

AT508.com ["Welcome to AT508.com, where the latest and greatest information on Assistive Technology and how it pertains to Section 508 is made available to everyone."]
http://www.at508.com/

MaxiAids
http://www.maxiaids.com

Telesensory
http://www.telesensory.com

Woodlake Technologies
http://woodlaketechnologies.com

ZoomText
http://www.aisquared.com/index.cfm


For the Audio Bible:
http://www.audio-bible.com

Local News:
Post-Journal
http://www.post-journal.com

Buffalo News
http://www.buffalonews.com

Other Links:

ADA Home Page [Americans with Disabilities Act]
http://www.ada.gov/

AFB AccessWorld [Technology and People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired]
http://www.afb.org/aw/main.asp

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
http://www.nichcy.org/

ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities
http://ericec.org/

New York State Office of Advocate for Persons with Disabilities (OAPwD)
http://www.oapwd.org/

Spina Bifida Association of America
http://www.sbaa.org

Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID)
[New York State Department of Education]
http://www.vesid.nysed.gov/

iCAN ["The Learning Disability Community"]
http://www.icanonline.net/

Lighthouse International ["For 100 years, the Lighthouse has been the leader worldwide in helping people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted overcome the challenges of vision loss."]
http://www.lighthouse.org/