MCBVI's Favorite Web Links
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American Council of the Blind (ACB)ACB.org
MCBVI is an affiliate of the ACB one of the largest national organizations of the blind and visually impaired with members around the world.
ACB RadioACB Radio
Now offering 5 different audio streams including talk programs by and for the blind, music programs with blind musicians, old time radio, and other programming of special interest. Something for everyone!
Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP)Michigan Bureau Website
Formerly the Michigan Commission for the Blind, the BSBP is the state rehabilitation agency for those with sight loss. The BSBP offers training and resources for those needing daily living skills, or assistance to return to work for those who are blind or visually impaired.
Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI)abvimichigan.org
A nonprofit agency based in Grand Rapids, serving 13 counties in West Michigan. ABVI offers products, training, support, and other resources for those who are blind or visually impaired.
Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impairedgdabvi.org
The GDABVI is a nonprofit agency that provides training and resources in the greater Detroit area for those who are blind or visually impaired.
Opportunities Unlimited for the Blind (OUB)oubmichigan.org
OUB is a nonprofit organization that offers a variety of activities for blind and visually impaired youth including various camping programs at Camp Tuhsmeheta, as well as other special experiences for youth across the state.
ScripTalk LocationsScripTalk Participating Pharmacies
A pleasant natural sounding voice speaks all the information printed on the label.
The Sight Seer Radio Reading Servicethesightseer.org
The Sight Seer, based in Grand Rapids offers 24 hour service with a variety of programming for the blind including the reading of newspapers, magazines, books, and other special programs.
Detroit Radio Information Service (DRIS)dris.org
From Wayne State University, DRIS offers a variety of programming for the blind including newspapers, magazines, books, and other special programs.
WKAR Radio Reading Servicewkar.org
From Michigan State University in Lansing, the WKAR radio reading service also offers a variety of programming for the blind including newspapers, magazines, books, and other special programs. Scroll down to the radio reading service link
FamilyConnect.org connects families of children with visual impairments to knowledge, resources, message boards where they can talk to other parents, compelling videos featuring real-life families, parenting articles, parent-authored blogs, and links to local resources.
Basic IPhone tutorials from Blind Abilities
Sleep Tips for People Who are Visually Impaired
Resources for Adults New to Vision Loss
Blindness and the Law
Financial Assistance for the Visually Impaired