American Council of the Blind

Address

1703 N. Beauregard St, Ste 420
Alexandria, VA 22311

(202) 467-5081

http://www.acb.org

Description:

American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, and equality of opportunity and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. Is a national membership organization; has chapters and support groups in nearly every state. Holds an annual conference, with a large trade show of the latest high- and low-tech devices for blind and visually impaired people. Provides college scholarships for blind students. Publishes magazines, "The ACB Braille Forum" (hard-copy versions in braille, large print, on digital cartridge, online, via email and podcast) and "The ACB E-Forum" (e-mail, online and podcast versions only); free to members, all others pay $25 per format per year. Holds annual legislative seminar in Washington, D.C. Offers information and referral services on non-medical aspects of blindness.

Hours:

9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri Eastern Time.

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

January 7, 2020

Address Listings

Mailing

1703 N. Beauregard St, Ste 420
Alexandria, VA 22311

Physical (Primary)

1703 N. Beauregard St, Ste 420
Alexandria, VA 22311

Contacts

Eric Bridges

Primary Contact

Executive Director

(202) 467-5081

info@acb.org

Phone Numbers

Main Phone

(202) 467-5081

Fax

(703) 465-5085

Toll Free

(800) 424-8666

Description

American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, and equality of opportunity and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. Is a national membership organization; has chapters and support groups in nearly every state. Holds an annual conference, with a large trade show of the latest high- and low-tech devices for blind and visually impaired people. Provides college scholarships for blind students. Publishes magazines, "The ACB Braille Forum" (hard-copy versions in braille, large print, on digital cartridge, online, via email and podcast) and "The ACB E-Forum" (e-mail, online and podcast versions only); free to members, all others pay $25 per format per year. Holds annual legislative seminar in Washington, D.C. Offers information and referral services on non-medical aspects of blindness.

Hours

9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri Eastern Time.

Languages

English.

Service Area

Nationwide.

Geography Served

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    Description

    American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, and equality of opportunity and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. Is a national membership organization; has chapters and support groups in nearly every state. Holds an annual conference, with a large trade show of the latest high- and low-tech devices for blind and visually impaired people. Provides college scholarships for blind students. Publishes magazines, "The ACB Braille Forum" (hard-copy versions in braille, large print, on digital cartridge, online, via email and podcast) and "The ACB E-Forum" (e-mail, online and podcast versions only); free to members, all others pay $25 per format per year. Holds annual legislative seminar in Washington, D.C. Offers information and referral services on non-medical aspects of blindness.

    Hours

    9 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri Eastern Time.

    Languages

    English.

    Service Area

    Nationwide.

    Geography Served

      If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    • Kansas
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