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Visual Impairment (Blindness)

Visual Impairment or Blindness refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions, namely:

  • Total absence of sight
  • Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 in the better eye with correcting lenses

ABLEDATA

An electronic searchable database of information on assistive technology and rehabilitation equipment available in the US with more than 29000 product listings covering everything from white canes and adaptive clothing to low vision reading systems and voice output programs.

http://www.abledata.com/

Access World

A publication of the American Foundation for the Blind, publishes frequent comprehensive reviews of optical aids and computer access technology)

http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?SectionID=1

Braille Presses

The Regional Braille Press

Ramakrishna Mission Blind Boy’s Academy
Narendrapur 743 508
24 Paraganas, West Bengal

Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidhyalaya College of Education

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

All India Confederation of the Blind

Braille Bhawan
(Near Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital)
Sector-5, Rohini, Delhi – 1100085

Govt. Braille Press

Tifra Police Line Road
Bilaspur 495 223 (Chattisgarh)

Regional Braille Press

Govt. High Secondary School for the Blind
Poonamallee, Chennai 6000 56 (Tamil Nadu)

Government Braille Press

Govt. Blind School
Tilak Nagar Sayaji Rao Road
Mysore (Karnataka)

Govt. Institute for the Blind

Jamalpur Ludhiana (Punjab)

Govt. Braille Press

Near Govt. Blind School
Vaishshta, Guwahati (Assam)

Braille Press

National Association for the Blind
11 Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road
Worli Surface, Mumbai (Maharashtra)

National Federation for the Blind

Braille Press
Near Atamshudi Ashram
Delhi Road, Bahadurgarh (Harayana)

Blind People Association

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Road
Vastrapur, Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

Kerala Federation for the Blind

Kunuukuzhi, Trivendrum Kerala

LKC Sri Jagdamba Andh Vidyalaya

Hanumangarh Road
Sri Ganganagar (Rajasthan)

Red Cross School for the Blind

City Hospital Road
Behrampur 760 001

Christian Foundation for the Blind India

Braille Press
2 Officers Lane GST Road
Pallavaram, Chennai

The Poona Blind Men’s Association

Technical Training Centre
109 Dr. Helen Keller Road
Ramtekdi Hadapsar
Pune – 411 012

Central Braille Press

National Institute for the Visually Handicapped
116, Rajpur Road
Dehradun 24800
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Audio Book Production Centres

Blind People Association

Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Road
Vastrapur
Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

National Association for the Blind

State Branches Department
11 Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan Road
Worli Surface
Mumbai 400025

National Institute for the Visually Handicapped

116, Rajpur Road
Dehradun 248001

The Poona Blind Men’s Association

Technical Training Institute
109, Dr. Helen Keller Road
Ramtekdi Hadapsar
Pune – 411 012

Blind Relief Association

Lal Bahadur Shastri Marg
(Near Oberoi Intercontinental Hotel)
New Delhi -110 003

Mitra Jyoti

M-137, 9th ‘A’ Main LIC Colony
Sector 11 Jeevan Beema Nagar
Bangalore 560 075

Audio Cassette Recording Studio

Govt. of Institution for the Blind
Braille Bhawan
Jamalpur Ludhiana

Sruti Information Centre

1398 Dr. Mukherji Nargar
Delhi 110 009

ARUSHI

E-7/Hx5, Arera Colony
Bhopal 462016

Central Library

University of Delhi
Delhi 110 007

National Association for the Blind

Sector V, R.K. Puram
New Delhi 110 022

Electronic Media Production Centre

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Maidan Garhi, New Delhi 110 068

All India Confederation of the Blind

Braille Bhawan
Setor V Rohini, Delhi 110 085

Helen Keller Service Society for the Disabled

Vizhiyagam, Viswanathapuram
Madurai-625014, Tamil Nadu

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