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Education, Scholarships and Training (Local & Regional)
MAB - Summer Orientation Program (SOP)
*Serves all of Montana*: The Summer Orientation Program (SOP) is a month-long training immersion in the alternative skills of blindness conducted at Carroll College in Helena, MT. It offers an intensive introduction to those skills and strategies which make it possible for those new to blindness to remain active, independent and involved with their families and in their communities. Some students receive sponsorship from montana Blind and Low Vision Services; others may receive scholarships from the MAB if other funding is unavailable.

PO Box 465
Helena MT 59624
(406) 442-9411

Montana School for the Deaf and Blind (MSDB)
Located in Great Falls, MSDB provides K-12 education to blind youngsters in the state, both on-site and via outreach to local school districts throughout the State.

3911 Central Ave
Great Falls MT 59405
(406) 771-6000

Scholarship for Educators - MAB - Leila Proctor (Braille)
*Serves all of Montana* The Leila Proctor Braille Scholarship for Educators was established by the MAB in honor of the memory of one of our earliest members and long-time Association Secretary. Leila Proctor was a life-long reader and powerful advocate for this revolutionary system of reading and writing for the blind. She kept nearly 50 years of Association records and correspondence in Braille, and her voluminous catalog was gifted to the Montana Historical Society by the MAB in 2004. The scholarship is designed to assist e educators to acquire the necessary training in the Braille code to adequately teach blind students in their local schools.

PO Box 465
Helena MT 59624
(406) 442-9411

Scholarship Program - MAB - Emil A. Honka
*Serves all of Montana* The Emil A. Honka Scholarship Program is named for an early and important leader of the MAB. in his memory, the MAB 'awards scholarships annually to blind Montana college students to assist them in entering competitive careers. Awards are made each spring at the MAB'S annual convention.

PO Box 465
Helena MT 59624
(406) 442-9411

Equipment Providers & Equipment Financing (Local & Regional)
ACUTE Vision Products LLC, Authorized Humanware Dealer
Serving all of Montana. Providing demonstrations, sales and service to individuals, schools and independent living facilities. Group or individual demonstrations, training and instruction. Products designed to regain, maintain, or develop independence. Provider of Low Vision devices, including handheld electronic magnifiers, CCTVs, text to voice technology.
Visit http://www.acutevisionproducts.com for preview and pricing. (Bilingual - Spanish)

4574 W. Thorn Creek St.
Meridian ID 83642
(208) 841-1296

Leading Edge Vision
Aileen Zaken - Serving all of Montana: Providers of low vision and blindness equipment - Optelec, Telesensory, Ash, and Optron.

14807 N Forestdale Drive
Rathdrum ID 83858
(877) 551-6658

MAB - Elder Blind Equipment Program
Ted Robbins - Serving All of Montana: MAB Interest Free Equipment Loans: The Older Blind Lease-Purchase Program assists Montanans who are legally blind (and at least 55)  to obtain equipment necessary to maintain independence and actively participate in their communities.  The program retains title to all equipment until it is paid off, at which time the title reverts to the purchaser. Monthly payments are negotiated and contingent on the ability of the purchaser to pay.  Equipment purchased includes, but is not limited to, closed-circuit TV enlargers and computers with screen readers or enlarging software.

104 Riverview 5 E.
Great Falls MT 59404
(406) 453-6678

MAB - Memorial Loan Fund
*Serves all of Montana* The MAB (Montana Association for the Blind)  Memorial Loan Fund provides no-interest loans for the purchase of  assistive technologies. These loans are available to MAB members who have been members in good standing  for at least 6 months.

PO Box 465
Helena MT 59624
(406) 453-6678

Welcome to MonTECH – Montana’s comprehensive resource center for Assistive Technology (AT) devices, information, training, evaluations, and other AT related supports. Visit our new on-line Equipment Loan and Equipment Exchange service.

634 Eddy, 009 CHC
Missoula MT 59812
(877) 243-5511

Sight Solutions
Erika Frisby Huckabee - Serving all of Montana: Sight Solutions is a distributor of various low vision products including Optelec video magnifiers, OTT LITE Lights, and many other low vision aids.  Sight Solutions also carries new and used video magnifiers.

P.O. Box 322
Laurel MT 59044
(406) 628-7125

Vision Matters
Dennis Foster - Serving all of Montana: Vision Matters® is based in Seattle, WA with representatives in Spokane, serving all of Montana with a full line of video magnifiers; protable, transportable and desktop from Enhanced Vision out of Huntington Beach, CA.  

16417 125th Court NE
Woodinville WA 98072
(888) 281-1492

Independent Living Centers (Local)
Montana Independent Living Project - Bozeman Branch
Montana Independent Living Project (Bozeman Office serves Gallatin, Meagher, Park, Sweet Grass, and Wheatland counties) is  a not-for-profit agency that provides services that promote independence for people with disabilities.

626 Ferguson Suite 1, Office C
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 522-7300

Library Materials and Publications for the Visually Impaired (Local & Regional)
Montana Talking Book Library
*Serves all of Montana* Free loan of library materials and players for eligible low vision, blind, physically and reading handicapped Montana citizens. This includes recorded book collections in audio tape, digital, electronic, braille or large print, descriptive videos, magazines, online services, newspapers, reference materials about low vision and blindness, coping skills and more.
The collection serves the entire state from the Helena site through "free matter for the blind" mail services. Application process and authorized certification is required. A service of the National Library Service, Montana Talking Book Service.  In Helena and surrounding area call 444-2064.

1515 East 6th Avenue / PO Box 201800
Helena MT 59620
(800) 332-3400

*Within Montana: Great Falls Tribune, The Missoulian and Billings Gazette* Developed and operated by the National Federation of the Blind, this is a free nationwide telephone newspaper service for the blind and visually impaired.  This electronic system receives digital transmissions from newspapers and converts them into synthetic speech that the blind and visually impaired can listen to by dialing a toll-free number from any touch-tone telephone.  Direct sign-up with NFB-Newsline is available by calling TOLL FREE: 1-866-504-7300. Also, locally, contact the Montana Talking Book Library:
1-800-332-3400 or in Helena: 444-2064 and they can sign up eligible patrons. Once approved, access by calling NFB-Newsline newspapers: TOLL FREE: 1-888-882-1629.

1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore MD 21230
(410) 659-9314

The Observer
The Montana Association for the Blind publishes a newsletter, THE OBSERVER, available in large print, Braille, email or on cassette to members and anyone wlse upon request.

PO Box 465
Helena MT 59624
(406) 442-9411

Low Vision Organizations (Local)
MAB - Bozeman Chapter
Senior Center Basement: 2nd Thursday - 2pm

807 North Tracy
Bozeman MT 59718
(406) 556-7103

Montana Association for the Blind (MAB)
*Statewide Organization with Local Chapters* The Montana Association for the Blind (MAB) is a 501(c)3 consumer organization comprised of blind and sighted people committed to changing what it means to be blind.  The mission of MAB is to promote the social and economic self-sufficiency of blind and low vision Montanans through the facilitation of quality education, learning, training  and employment services and opportunities, and to foster a positive understanding of blindness.  Our vision is of a Montana in which blindness is perceived and understood to be an ordinary and respectable part of life, and in which the skills and tools of blindess are readily available to all who may benefit from them.  We envision an environment in which blind and low vision Montanans have ample and equal opportunities to learn, to achieve and to contribute in our homes, communities, state and nation. 

PO Box 465
Helena MT 59624
(406) 442-9411

MT Dept of HHS: Blind and Low Vision Services (BLVS - Local & Regional)
Blind and Low Vision Services- Butte Region
Blind and Low Vision Services provides: low vision exams, demonstration of low vision equipment, support groups, financial assistance for treatment of eye diseases, training in the use of low vision aids, adaptive living skills, training may lead to employment, assistance with the cost of equipment purchase and mobility training.

Counties served by the BLVS Butte office: Beaverhead County, Broadwater County, Deer Lodge County, Gallatin County, Granite County, Jefferson County, Lewis and Clark County, Madison County, Meagher County, Park County, Powell County and Silver Bow County.

700 Casey St. Suite B
Butte MT 59701
(888) 279-7531

Ophthalmologists (Local)
Cosgrove, Patricia, M.D.
Medical Eye Specialists, P.C.: Toll Free: 1-800-713-2086

300 North Willson Avenue, Suite 1003
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-1092

Herrygers, Lisa M.D.
Medical Eye Specialists

300 N. Willson Avenue, Suite 1003
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-1092

McInnes, Tim M.D.
Medical Eye Specialists

300 N. Willson Avenue, Suite 1003
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-1245

Paris, Christopher M.D.
Medical Eye Specialists

300 N. Willson Avenue, Suite 1003
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-1245

Younger, Kenneth M., M.D.
Medical Eye Specialists, P.C.: TOLL FREE: 1-800-713-2086.

300 North Willson Avenue, Suite 1003
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-1245

Optometrists (Local)
Awsley, Philip, O.D.
Wal-Mart Supercenter #2084 - Bozeman

1500 North 7Th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 585-8153

Colella, Joseph R., O.D.
Advanced Eye Care: Speciality - Primary care.

102 South 11th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-0668

Essig, Robert G., O.D.
Speciality: Primary care.

120 North 7th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-2020

Johnson, Cynthia K., O.D.
102 S. 11th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-0668

Kimball, Douglas, J., O.D.
Advanced Eyecare: Services Provided - Diagnosis of eye disease, treatment of eye disease and referrals to Montana Blind and Low Vision Services. Hours: 8am-5pm Monday, Thursday & Friday. 8am-6pm Tuesday and Wednesday.

102 South 11th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-0668

Krezelok, Chad O.D.
Wal-Mart Supercenter #2084 - Bozeman

1500 North 7Th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 585-8153

McMurray, Kyle D., O.D.
Satellite Location: Monday pm, Tuesday am, Thursday am.

102 South 11th/P.O. Box 1569
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-0668

Sperry, Jeffrey B., O.D.
TOLL FREE NUMBER:  (800) 732-7535

2825 W. Main, #5
Bozeman MT 59718
(406) 587-1212

Weber, Andrea, O.D.
Costco - Bozeman

2505 Catron Street
Bozeman MT 59718
(406) 585-7676

Optometry - Retail Merchants (Local)
Advanced Eyecare Associates
102 South 11th Ave
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-8811

Bent Lens, The
23 West Main Street
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 586-4359

Bozeman Contact Lens Center
815 W College
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-8333

Bridger Eye Center & Optical
925 Highland Blvd Ste 1100
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 586-3898

Costco - Bozeman
2505 Catron Street
Bozeman MT 59718
(406) 585-7676

Eyecare USA
Gallitan Valley Mall
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-7050

Pearle Vision - Bozeman
2825 West Main Street #5D
Bozeman MT 59718
(406) 587-4214

Primary Eyecare
1532 Ellis St
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 586-2173

Sather Eye Clinic & Optical
1007 W College St
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-9610

Wal-Mart Supercenter #2084 - Bozeman
1500 North 7Th Avenue
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 585-8153

You & Eye Optical
120 N 7th Ave
Bozeman MT 55971
(406) 587-0123

Orientation & Mobility Specialists; Teachers of the Visually Impaired (Local & Regional)
Ken McCulloch, COMS
Ken McCulloch does private orientation and mobility in the Bozeman area and will travel 100 miles from town. He will work with both adults and children. He is certified and licensed in the state of Montana.

3300 Graf #21
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 556-7103

Wel Home Health ~ Mindy Connelly MA, OTR/L
205 N Tracy Ave
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 587-8710

Recreation (camping) (Area & Regional)
Camp Eureka!
*Serves of all of Montana* National Camps for Blind Children and Adults provides free week-long camps for those who are legally or totally blind. Although based in Lewistown, MT, the  camp is located in Idaho, near Couer d' Alene.  Additionally, a winter camp is held each year in Winter Park, Colorado.

307 Chokecherry Lane
Lewistown MT 59457
(406) 366-8628

Joyce, Patrick
Patrick Joyce is a certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist and Teacher of the Visually Impaired. Additionally, he is a specialist in assisting visual impaired individuals with recreational outdoor activity.

2212 Locust Street
Billings MT 59101
(406) 690-6169

Ski for Light Montana / Trekk for Light Montana
*Serves all of Montana*

513 Janeaux Street
Lewistown MT 59457
(406) 366-0491

Veterans Services (Local & Regional)
Bozeman VA Primary Care Clinic
The Bozeman Primary Care Clinic provides basic medical care for all veterans.

300 N. Wilson Suite 2004
Bozeman MT 59715
(406) 522-8923

_Catalogs (National)
American Printing House for the Blind
Excellent source of Braille supplies

P.O. Box 6085
Louisville KY 40206
(800) 223-1839

Beyond Sight
We are proud to be the largest retail store of blind and low-vision products in the country. Our focus is to improve the lives of people who are blind or low-vision individuals through adaptive technology. Please browse our site or feel free to call us.

5650 S. Windermere St
Littleton CO 80120
(303) 795-6455

ILA ~ Independent Living Aids
Stay active and make your life easier with our superb selection of specially adapted low vision aids, tools and technology. We carry everything for the blind and visually impaired including canes, magnifiers, talking watches, talking clocks, large print books, ZoomText magnification software, Braille products, talking cooking gadgets and much, much more. Order easily through our online store and our low vision products will be conveniently delivered right to your door.

PO Box 9022
Hicksville NY 11802
(800) 537-2118

LS&S ~ Lighting, Sight & Sound Made Easier
LS&S specializes in products for the blind, visually impaired, deaf, and hard of hearing. You will find a great collection of low vision aids, hearing helpers, daily living aids, products for independence, resources, and information designed to help you regain independence for yourself or a loved one in your life. Adjusting to life-altering changes can be difficult. In the case of vision or hearing loss, LS&S can help you find useful products that can make a difference in your life.

P.O. Box 673
Northbrook IL 60065
(800) 468-4798

MaxiAids has thousands of products specially designed for the Blind, Visually Impaired, Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Arthritic and Diabetic, as well as individuals with Mobility Issues. From Braille Watches to Folding Canes, Magnifiers to Talking Calculators, Vibrating Alarms to Alerting Devices, Easy Grip Utensils to Blood Glucose Monitors, Walkers to Wheelchairs… we have you covered! Shop via our secure, convenient website. Have a question or not sure which item to choose? Simply call 1-800-522-6294. With our team of helpful and experienced customer service representatives and 2 staff pharmacists at your service, you will be sure to find the ideal product to support your lifestyle and enhance your quality of life.

42 Executive Blvd
Farmingdale NY 11735
(800) 522-6294

Noir Medical Technologies/South Lyon, MI
Sunglasses for ultraviolet, infrared, laser and industrial protection with enhanced contrast

P.O. Box159
South Lyon MI 48178
(800) 521-9716

_Computer Software - Magnification & Screen Readers (National)
BigShot - Magnifier
Ai Squared's BigShot software is a low-cost, easy-to-use magnification program which allows you to fine tune the screen for more comfortable viewing. With 20 levels of magnification from 100 to 200 percent, BigShot allows you to focus on your work without straining to see the screen. BigShot is ideal for home and professional use and works great on laptops and desktops. It's the easy-to-use solution to everyday computer eyestrain.

130 Taconic Business Park Rd.
Manchester Center VT 5255
(800) 859-0270

Guide software suite - Magnifier/Reader
EVAS's Guide is an all-in-one software suite with built-in large print and speech access for people with low vision or who are blind. It has been specifically designed to be easy-to-use and easy-to-learn. Guide will help you to perform many tasks, even if you’ve never used a computer before. Guide has its own built-in screen reader, so it will read out the text on every screen, even while you’re typing. It also has its own built-in screen magnifier, so you can enlarge the text on every screen.

Post Office Box 371
Westerly MT 2891
(406) 872-3827

Hal - Reader
Dolphin Software's Hal provides one of only a few fully featured screen readers in the world. Hal gives independence - not just on a desktop PC, it can be transported on a USB stick to use at any university, internet café, library or work place in the world. The benefit of this is that users can now carry their screen access, with their favourite settings with them at all times. In addition, Hal users can connect remotely on terminal servers or Citrix mainframes.

231 Clarksville Road #3
Princeton Junction NJ 8550
(866) 797-5921

Jaws - Reader
Freedom Scientific's JAWS® works with your PC to provide access to today’s software applications and the Internet. With its internal software speech synthesizer and the computer’s sound card, information from the screen is read aloud, providing technology to access a wide variety of information, education and job related applications. JAWS also outputs to refreshable braille displays, providing unmatched braille support of any screen reader on the market.

11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg FL 33716
(800) 444-4443

MAGic - Magnifier/Reader
Freedom Scientific's MAGic® combines great magnification features with true low vision screen reading when purchased with the speech option. It gives you the ability to choose the information you want read from the screen as you navigate your applications. MAGic is easy to use with its talking large print installation, color-coded user interface, and hot keys that avoid conflicts with Windows® and popular software applications.

11800 31st Court North
St. Petersburg FL 33716
(800) 444-4443

SuperNova - Magnifier/Reader
Dolphin Software's Supernova offers magnification, speech and Braille support, giving people with visual impairment the freedom to access Windows in the way that suits them best.

231 Clarksville Road #3
Princeton Junction NJ 8550
(866) 797-5921

System Access- Magnifier/Reader
Serotek's System Access software is now available as a stand-alone product on up to 2 computers for just $399. System Access gives you full access to your computer, without the high cost and complexity of a conventional screen reader. In addition to the Windows operating system, you'll be able to easily use popular applications such as Microsoft Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Adobe Reader, and Skype. You won't need hours of training to get started; you only need to learn a few basic commands.

1128 Harmon Place Suite 300
Minneapolis MN 55403
(866) 202-0520

Window-Eyes - Reader
GW Micro's Window-Eyes is the most stable screen reader available on the market today. Featuring Windows 2000, Windows XP (Home, Professional, and Media Center), Windows Server 2003, and Windows Vista (all 32-bit versions, including Vista Ultimate, Vista Home Premium, Vista Home Basic, Vista Business, and Vista Enterprise) compatibility, Window-Eyes puts you in the hands of the most powerful screen reading software ever created.

725 Airport North Office Park
Fort Wayne IN 46825
(260) 489-3671

ZoomText - Magnifier
Ai Squared's ZoomText Magnifier enlarges and enhances everything on your computer screen, making all of your applications easy to see and use. Our revolutionary new 'xFont' technology displays crystal clear text at all magnification levels. Once you've seen it, no other screen magnifier will do.

P.O. Box 669
Manchester Center VT 5255
(800) 859-0270

ZoomText - Magnifier/Reader
Ai Squared has combining the revolutionary new features of ZoomText Magnifier with a powerful set of reading tools, ZoomText Magnifier/Reader gives you the total computer access solution. See and hear what you're doing in all of your applications, and give your eyes a rest while ZoomText reads your documents, web pages and email - right through your computer's speakers. With ZoomText Magnifier/Reader, your computer is easier to see, hear, and use.

P.O. Box 669
Manchester Center VT 5255
(800) 859-0270

_Education, Scholarship and Orientation Programs (National)
Ears for Eyes - Enrichment Audio Resources Service
E.A.R.S. is a nonprofit public charity. We provide, free of charge, audio cassette lesson tapes that teach adaptive daily living skills to the vision impaired and their caregivers. The lessons, modeled after current blind rehabilitation techniques, are a must for anyone coping with loss of eyesight. We are committed to teaching, each of the 1 out of 6 seniors who have developed limited vision, the skills necessary to continue living their lives with confidence and dignity.

email or website access only
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(800) 843-6816

Hadley School for the Blind
The Hadley School for the Blind offers more than 100 distance education courses free of charge to those who are blind, their families or blindness professionals. Students can select from a variety of courses and study anytime, anywhere.

700 Elm Street
Winnetka IL 60093
(800) 323-4238

Perkins School for the Blind
Perkins School for the Blind is committed to providing education and services that build productive, meaningful lives for children and adults around the world who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired with or without other disabilities.

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown MA 2472
(617) 924-3434

_Equipment Providers & Equipment Financing (National)
ACUTE Vision Products LLC, Authorized Humanware? Dealer
Serving all of Montana. Providing Demonstrations. sales, and service to individuals, schools and independent living facilities. Group or individual demonstrations, training and instruction. Products designed to regain, maintain, or develop independence. Provider of Low Vision devices, including handheld electronic magnifiers, CCTVs, text to voice technology. Visit http://www.acutevisionproducts.com for preview and pricing. (Bilingual - Spanish)

4574 W. Thorn Creek St.
Meridian ID 83642
(208) 841-1296

CareCredit, A Division of GE Consumer Finance
Flexible payment plans for patient care and products available through approved providers.

PO Box 960061
Orlando FL 32896
(888) 811-3161

Enhanced Vision
16417 125th Ct NE
Woodinville WA 98072
(888) 281-1492

Optelec, US Inc.
Full range of Optelec products and replacement parts.

3030 Enterprise Court, Suite D
Vista MT 92081
(800) 826-4600

_Guide Dog Schools (National)
EDF Training Center
8252 South 15th Avenue
Phoenix AZ 85041
(602) 276-0051

Eye Dog Foundation For the Blind, Inc.
211 S. Montclair St., Suite A
Bakersfield CA 93309
(800) 393-3641

Eye of the Pacific Guide Dogs and Mobility Services
747 Amana Street, #407
Honolulu HI 96814
(808) 941-1088

Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, Inc.
P. O. Box 142
Bloomfield CT 6002
(860) 243-5200

Freedom Guide Dogs for the Blind
1210 Hardscrabble Road
Cassville NY 13318
(315) 822-5132

Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind, Inc.
371 East Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown NY 11787
(800) 548-4337

Guide Dog Users, Inc.
14311 Astrodome Drive
Silver Spring MD 20906
(888) 858-1008

Guide Dogs for the Blind (Oregon Campus)
32901 S.E. Kelso Road
Boring OR 97009
(503) 668-2100

Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
P. O. Box 151200
San Rafael CA 94915
(800) 295-4050

Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar CA 91342
(800) 459-4843

Guide Dogs of the Desert, Inc.
P.O. Box 1692
Palm Springs CA 92263
(760) 329-6257

Guiding Eyes for the Blind, Inc.
611 Granite Springs Road
Yorktown Heights NY 10598
(800) 942-0149

KSDS, Inc.
P.O. Box 216
Washington KS 66968
(785) 325-2256

Leader Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
1039 South Rochester Road
Rochester MI 48307
(888) 777-5332

Pilot Dogs, Inc.
625 W. Town St.
Columbus OH 43215
(614) 221-6367

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc.
4210 77th St. East
Palmetto FL 34221
(941) 729-5665

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc. - Georgia Outreach
1535 Lake Paradise Road
Villa Rica GA 30180
(770) 459-2051

Southeastern Guide Dogs, Inc. - North Carolina Outreach Program
11 Union Street South, Suite 210
Concord NC 28026
(704) 721-5000

The Seeing Eye, Inc.
P.O. Box 375
Morristown NJ 7963
(800) 539-4425

_Library Materials for the Visually Impaired (National)
American Printing House for the Blind
The American Printing House for the Blind provides adaptive educational and daily living materials.

1839 Frankfort Avenue PO Box 6085
Lousville KT 40206
(800) 225-1839

Books on Tape, A Division of Random House, Inc.
Recorded books, mostly unabridged, for purchase on tape, CD or download.

400 Hahn
Westminster MD 21157
(800) 882-6657

Christian Recording Service
Christian Record Services provides free inspirational informative reading materials in Braille and on audio cassette free of charge to visually or physically impaired readers.

307 Chokecherry Ln
Lewistown MT 59457
(406) 366-8628

Info Eyes is a free question & answer service for people with visual impairment or other print limitations.

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown MA 2472
(617) 972-7245

Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic provides recorded text books for students of all ages and the equipment necessary to play the material.

20 Roszel Road
Princeton NJ 8540
(800) 227-4792

The New York Times - Large Type Weekly
Large-type publication

229 West 43rd Street
New York NY 10036
(800) 631-2580

_Low Vision Organizations (National)
American Council of the Blind
Offers a wide variety of services to visually impaired persons with an emphasis on employment opportunities.  TOLL FREE: 1-800-424-8666.

1155 15th Street N.E., Suite 1004
Washington DC 20005
(202) 467-5081

Association for Education & Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
An association of those interested in the education, guidance, vocational rehabilitation, or occupational placement of the blind and partially-sighted.  The organization conducts certification programs, maintains job exchange services and works with local, state and national governments on legislation affecting services to the blind and visually impaired.

1703 North Beauregard Street, Suite 440
Alexandria VT 22311
(703) 671-4500

Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Established in 1900, the Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind offers programs that enable the blind or visually impaired to obtain and maintain independence at home, school, work, and in the community.  Programs and services include early intervention services, training and consultation in assistive technology, career placement services, comprehensive low-vision care, and rehabilitation services.

6200 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 100
Riverdale MD 20737
(240) 737-5100

Lighthouse International
A leading resource worldwide on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. Lighthouse International provides education, vision rehabilitation services, research and advocacy.  TOLL FREE: 1-800-829-0500.

111 East 59th Steet
New York NY 10022
(212) 821-9200

National Association for Visually Handicapped
Serves as a clearinghouse for information about all services available to the paritially sighted from public and private sources. They conduct self-help groups and provide information on large print books, textbooks, and educational tools.  A quarterly newsletter and a large print loan library with over 7,000 titles are available to the visually impaired.  OR:  507 Polk Street, Suite 420, San Francisco, CA 94102. (415) 775-6284. www.navh.org

22 W. 21st Street, Sixth Floor
New York NY 10010
(212) 889-3141

National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
National Federation of the Blind (NFB) offers many resources and products for individuals who are blind or have impaired vision. NFB-NEWSLINE is only one of these resources.Newsline offers over 250 nationwide newspapers and magazines.  Access is via any touch-tone telephone (land line or cellphone). *Within Montana: Great Falls Tribune, The Missoulian and Billings Gazette newspapers are available. To sign-up, call TOLL FREE: 1-800-332-3400 (Montana Talking Book Library, Helena, MT) or TOLL FREE direct to NFB: 1-866-504-7300.

1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore MD 21230
(410) 659-9314

The Seeing Eye
Specially bred and trained dog guides are matched with blind men and women across the United States and Canada.

P.O. Box 375
Morristown NJ 7963
(973) 539-4425

A one-stop, accessible and interactive global Internet portal for people who are visually impaired or blind and the professionals who serve them, the families and friends who help suppot them. VisionConnection was founded by Lighthouse International.

111 East 59th Street
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