Administers the National Deaf Blind Equipment Distribution program for low income individuals who are deaf.
Building Healthy Futures: Child Vision Collaborative
Works to create a coordinated system for vision care that includes education, screening, diagnosing, and treatment for underserved children in our city’s most impoverished communities.
Council Bluffs Visually Impaired Support Group
Provides hope for blind and visually impaired individuals through monthly guest speakers that talk about being or living with a visual impairment. After the presentation the group discusses any concerns, challenges and shared experiences. Everyone with visual impairment is welcome. Second Wednesday of the month at the Council Bluffs Public Library.
Iowa Council of the United Blind (ICUB) Across Iowa Chapter
An at large group which meets the first Thursday of each month via phone at Conference call #: 712-432-5610; Access code: 782. This is an affiliation of the ACB. Any person who cannot physically attend an ACB chapter is welcome to attend conference calls. National ACB and local ICUB topics are discussed. After business then it is time for persons to share personal experiences relating to blindness.
NanoPac, Inc. serves 8 States including Nebraska, and has been helping the blind and visually impaired since 1987 representing the majority of manufacturers. They provide magnification solutions which help persons with low vision read and remain independent. NanoPac has new and used units for sale, and every product comes with life-time support. They will take older units in on trade if you like, and they come to your home or office to help you.
Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired
A program that offers the expertise and specialized skills of the center’s staff to blind, visually impaired, and multi-handicapped students in residential, day, and outreach settings.
Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired
A state vocational rehabilitation agency for the blind, working to help blind and visually impaired Nebraskans achieve full and rewarding lives through independent living skills and assisting with finding employment in Nebraska and across the country.
Nebraska Foundation for Visually Impaired Children
Provides children with resources and tools otherwise not available to them. Believes childhood and teen experiences of the blind and visually impaired are essential to their success as adults.
Nebraska Library Commission Talking Book and Braille Service
Part of a nationwide network of cooperating libraries headed by the National Library Service (NLS), a division of the Library of Congress. Provides free audiobooks, audio magazines and braille through the mail and through digital download to individuals with a visual or physical condition, or a reading disability which limits use of regular print.
Nebraska Low Vision
Nebraska Low Vision was founded by Patrick J. Fischer who has been helping the blind and visually impaired since 1990. Patrick is an entrepreneur that loves technology and helping people blind and visually impaired find solutions that allow them to remain independent. Nebraska Low Vision sells new and pre-owned magnification equipment which comes with life-time support. They have the largest in-state inventory of new and used magnification equipment for sale.
Omaha Association of the Blind
Embraces a mission to promote the social, intellectual, and economic welfare of the blind in Omaha, to work toward their interests and needs, and to foster an environment for communication & networking among the legally blind. Provides transportation to and from OAB Meetings.
Weigel Williamson Center for Visual Rehabilitation
The latest advances in technology are used to determine the tools and training activities that are needed to assist individuals with low vision in maximizing the use of their remaining vision.