Agencies | Consumer Organizations | Low Vision Clinics | Adaptive Technology Vendors | Massachusetts Independent Living Centers | Miscellaneous​ Disability-Related Services | National NFB Training Centers


Name of Resource Website
Boston Public Library Access Center
Carroll Center for the Blind
Deaf Blind Contact Center
Helen Keller Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults (HKNC)
Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)
Lowell Association for the Blind (LAB)
Massachusetts Accessible Instructional Materials Library (formerly Vision Resource Library)
Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI), A Division of MAB Community Services
Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)
MCB/DDS Partnership Project for Orientation & Mobility/Low Vision Services
Massachusetts Department of Developmental Service’s (DDS)
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
National Braille Press
National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM)
Perkins Library
Perkins School for the Blind
Talking Information Center (TIC)
Veterans Administration: Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST)
Worcester Public Library Talking Book Library

Consumer Organizations

Name of Resource Website
Association of Blind Citizens
Berkshire Benevolent Association for the Blind
Coalition for Usher’s Syndrome Research
Eye Care Referral Services
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Massachusetts Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired (MAPVI)
Massachusetts Medical Society
Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
Massachusetts Society of Optometrists
National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts
Visually Impaired and Blind Users Group (VIBUG)

Low Vision Clinics

Name of Resource Website
Carroll Center for the Blind
MAB Community Services
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary Vision Rehabilitation Center
New England Eye Care Center
New England Eye Commonwealth
New England Eye On-Sight
New England Eye Southeastern MA Low Vision Clinic
Perkins New England Eye Low Vision Clinic
UMass Memorial Eye Center
William P. Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Clinic

Adaptive Technology Vendors

Name of Resource Website
Duxbury Systems, Inc.
Guidelights and Gadgets
Ictext Inc.
Independent Science
Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc.
MassEDP (Massachusetts Equipment Distribution Program)
National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program
New England Low Vision
Perkins Solutions
Verizon Center for Customers with Disabilities

Massachusetts Independent Living Centers

Name of Resource Website
Boston Center for Independent Living
Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled
Center for Living and Working, Inc.
Independence Associates, Inc. - Center for Independent Living
Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc.
MetroWest Center for Independent Living
Multi-Cultural Independent Living Center of Boston
Northeast Independent Living Program
Southeast Center for Independent Living

Miscellaneous Disability-Related Services

Name of Resource Website
Accessible Pharmacy
Architectural Access Board (AAB)
Association of Massachusetts Educators of Students with Visual Impairments (AMESVI)
Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)
Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)
Disability Law Center (DLC)
Disability Policy Consortium (DPC)
Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Office of Transportation Access - THE RIDE
Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)
Massachusetts Legislative contacts
MassMATCH - Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)
Massachusetts Network of Information Providers (MNIP)
Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)
Northeast Chapter of the Association for the Education & Rehabilitation of the Blind & Visually Impaired (NE/AER)
Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education Institute for Community Inclusion
University of Massachusetts Boston Graduate College of Education Vision Studies Program
VSA Arts of Massachusetts

National NFB Training Centers

Name of Resource Website
BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)
Colorado Center for the Blind (CCB)
Louisiana Center for the Blind (LCB)