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Welcome! CareerConnect, FamilyConnect, and VisionAware now live in one easy to use site!

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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.

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For Job Seekers & Employers

Employment information, tools, and guidance for job seekers who are blind or low vision.

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For Families

Offers support and resources for families of children who are blind or low vision.

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For people adjusting to blindness or low vision, family members and professionals who serve them.

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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].

New for 2024! FamilyConnect’s Getting Started Guide Birth to 3rd Grade

provides information about visual development, navigating IFSP and IEPs, tips and ideas to support your child at home, braille literacy, and a wealth of other resources to support you raising your child.

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New for 2024! FamilyConnect’s Getting Started Guide 4th to 12th Grade

provides information about vision in children, navigating IEPs, tips and ideas to implement in your home, technology, transition and a wealth of additional resources to support you raising your child. 

Directory of Services

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Exploring Your Future?

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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?

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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!

Explore Eye Conditions on VisionAware

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2023 Low Vision History Timeline

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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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