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Visual Impairment (VI)

Visual Impairment (VI) 2021-10-06T13:35:20-06:00

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A visual impairment, including blindness, means an impairment in vision that, even with correction, adversely affects a child’s educational performance. The term includes both partial sight and blindness. (34 CFR Sec. 300.8(c)(13))


American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
Toll free: 800-223-1839

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Toll free: 800-232-5463

Association for the Education and Rehabilitation for the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER)

Learning Ally
Toll free: 800-221-4792

Local Lions Club

Library of Congress
Toll free: 800-NLS-READ (424-8567)

National Federation of the Blind

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPOBC)

New Mexico Academy of Ophthalmology

New Mexico Commission for the Blind

New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Toll free: 800-437-3505

New Mexico State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Toll free: 800-456-5515

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Page last updated October 6, 2021