ERIC Number: ED021377
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Directory of Agencies Serving Blind Persons in the United States. Fifteenth Edition.
American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.
The directory lists agencies serving the blind in the United States. Services are presented for each state and are categorized as either statewide services (primarily under governmental auspices) or local services. Statewide services are further organized according to type: aid to the blind, educational services, library services, vocational rehabilitation, and other special services. Local agencies are arranged alphabetically by town or city. The description of each agency includes its name and address; often the executive director is named, the service provided specified, and the telephone number given. Appendixes provide supplementary lists of the following specialized agencies and organizations: (1) associations of professional workers and councils of agencies for the blind, (2) federal agencies, (3) guide dog schools, (4) medical research organizations, (5) national consultative voluntary agencies, (6) special resources for reading and educational materials, (7) other organizations interested in service to blind persons, and (8) professional preparation programs. (JD)
Descriptors: Blindness, Community Organizations, Directories, Exceptional Child Services, Federal Aid, Library Services, Public Agencies, Residential Schools, Special Programs, Special Schools, State Agencies, Visual Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
American Foundation for the Blind, Inc., 15 West 16th Street, New York, New York 10011 ($4.00).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.