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Useful Links/Resources

Local Links for Blind and Vision Impaired Houstonians

SeniorAdvice,com Assisted Living is a published dedicated page that provides extremely well detailed information for families and senior citizens who are researching available care options and programs that can help maintain their independence and quality of life. This free resource provides comprehensive information on topics like financial support and care options that are available in every city and state across the country.

The Metropolitan Transit Authority is responsible for operating Houston's Metro Lift para-transit service

Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) is a useful resource that can help you interface with Houston City Government

The Lighthouse of Houston is a wonderful private, nonprofit education and service center dedicated to assisting blind and visually impaired people to live independently.

Sight Into Sound: Houston (formerly Taping for the Blind) is a 47 year old Houston nonprofit serving those who rely on us to "be their eyes" to record written materials or describe live performances.


State Links for Blind and Vision Impaired Texans

American Council of the Blind of Texas

Texas workforce Commission  (TWC) 

Senior Housing for Low Income Residents

National Federation of the Blind of Texas is an organization of over 50,000 blind people, striving to promote equal opportunity for the blind

Knowbility operates the AIR-Houston program that matches web design professionals with not for profit organizations and builds wonderful accessible web sites.


National Links for Blind and Vision Impaired Americans

99 Assisted Living Facilities near Houston, TX

American Foundation for the Blind is a national nonprofit leader in expanding possibilities for more than 20 million Americans living with vision loss

American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.

American Council of the Blind Radio (ACB Radio) streams via the Internet, up-to-date and relevant information worldwide for persons who are blind or who have low vision; provide programming produced by blind programmers, and a platform on which blind musicians and artists express their talents.


International Links for Blind and Vision Impaired Worldwide

International Association of Audio Information Services (IAAIS) is a group that provides access to printed information to people with disabilities, also has special features for people with normal vision. Images such a picture of the on-air radio talk show host are displayed on a screen.

Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATiA) is to serve as the collective voice of the assistive technology industry association so that the best products and services are delivered to people with disabilities. 

 

Assisted Living Options for Low-Income Elders

Keep watching this page as we will add links periodically. 

Keep watching this page as we will add links periodically.