Welcome! CareerConnect, FamilyConnect, and VisionAware now live in one easy to use site!
Our mission is to empower people toward greater independence and lifelong success by providing free curated information and resources to assist children, parents, job seekers, and adults who are blind or low vision.
For Job Seekers & Employers
Employment information, tools, and guidance for job seekers who are blind or low vision.
Offers support and resources for families of children who are blind or low vision.
For people adjusting to blindness or low vision, family members and professionals who serve them.
Need to talk?
If you are looking for resources and services, one of our experienced representatives can provide free information on virtually any topic related to blindness and low vision. Call toll-free (800) 232-5463 Mon-Fri 8 AM – 8 PM Eastern or e-mail us at [email protected].
Exploring Your Future?
Find information about programs that emphasize empowerment, career exploration, and work experiences for teens and young adults who are blind and have low vision in our Transition Hub.
Are You a Job Seeker?
Attention, students and job seekers who are blind or low vision! Are you ready to hone your career exploration and job-seeking skills? The APH ConnectCenter and NSITE have partnered to update a NEW Job Seeker’s Toolkit, an accessible, self-paced, free online training course!
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2023 Low Vision History Timeline
An ongoing project to chronicle important events in the history of the field which have contributed to or been critical in changing knowledge and
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Webinar Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023 6:00 PM EDT Join the team at APH ConnectCenter for our very popular Career Conversations Series. APH ConnectCenter staff will welcome back, Russell Shaffer, […]
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