Category Archives: Adults with Albinism

BestColleges: A Guide for Students with Visual Impairments

Provides information on the process of college transition for students who are visually impaired, a guide to student accommodations and assistive technology, and a listing of scholarships designed specifically for visually impaired students. Contact Info: Website: http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/college-planning-with-visual-impairments/  

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MAB-MACKAY Rehabilitation Centre

Provides a variety of programs and services for both adults and children who are visually impaired. Programs are in such categories as: education (residential and provincial), housing, assistive technology, counseling, employment, and transportation. Contact Info: 7000 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Department of Social Services: Office of Disability Issues

Provides a wide variety of programs and services for the visually impaired. Programs are in such categories as: financial support, health services, employment, and housing. Contact Info:  Website: ttp://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/family-and-social-support/people-with-disabilities

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CNIB National Office

Provides a wide array of programs and services benefitting both adults and children who are visually impaired. Contact Info:  1929 Bayview Avenue Toronto, ON M4G 3E8 Phone: 416-486-2500 Toll-Free: 800-563-2642 Fax: 416-480-7700 Email: info@cnib.ca Website: http://www.cnib.ca

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Department of Human Resources, Labour, and Employment: Province of Newfoundland

Provides a variety of programs for persons with disabilities. These programs are divided into categories such as: education, employment, health, housing, financial support, adaptive sports, scholarships and grants, and transportation. This organization also provides statistics and reports regarding persons with … Continue reading

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Manitoba Family Services and Housing

Offers a wide variety of programs for people who are blind or visually impaired. Programs are divided into categories such as: education, employment, financial support, health, and housing. Contact Info:  219-114 Garry Street Winnipeg, MB R3C 4V6 Phone: 204-945-1634 Email: … Continue reading

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British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Economic Security

Offers a variety of programs for adults and children who are blind or visually impaired. These programs are divided into categories such as: advanced education, assistive technology, early childhood intervention, employment, financial support, health services, housing, primary education, legal support, … Continue reading

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Alberta Human Resources and Employment

Government agency offering programs for the blind and visually impaired. Programs include, but are not limited to, employment training and support, independent living skills, and financial support. Contact Info: 324 Legislature Building 10800 97th Avenue Edmonton, AB T5K 2B6 Phone: … Continue reading

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Blind Judo Foundation

Helps blind and visually-impaired athletes achieve maximum independence through the pursuit of Judo. Contact Info: Website: http://www.blindjudofoundation.org

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Wyoming Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Assists people with disabilities in establishing and reaching vocational goals that help them become productive working citizens. Contact Info: 614 South Greeley Highway Cheyenne, WY 82002 Phone: 307-777-7389 Fax: 307-777-7155 Website: http://wyomingworkforce.org/workers/vr/

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