Category Archives: Doctors

CDC Guide to Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults with Disabilities

Provides information and resources for doctors regarding physical activity guidelines and suggestions for people with disabilities. Contact Info: Website: http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/pa.html

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The Vision of Children Foundation

Advocates and supports research toward correcting conditions that cause vision loss. Contact Info:  12555 High Bluff Drive, Suite 330 San Diego, CA 92130 Phone: 858-314-7917 Email: info@visionofchildren.org Website: http://www.visionofchildren.org

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The Vision for Tomorrow Foundation

Provides funding for research initiatives and offers support and information for those seeking to learn more about albinism and aniridia. Contact Info: 655 Deerfield Road Suite 100-#130 Deerfield, IL 60015-3241 Studio B Email: info@visionfortomorrow.org Website: http://www.visionfortomorrow.org

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Positive Exposure

Conducts workshops and exhibitions for service providers, schools, and the general public to challenge the stigma associated with physical difference using a very powerful tool to fight discrimination: evocative photographs representing persons of various ages and cultures with albinism. Contact Info: 43 East 20th Street, 6th Floor … Continue reading

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NoIR Medical Technologies

Specializing in low vision protective eyewear for over 50 years. Contact Info: 6155 Pontiac Trail South Lyon, MI 48178 Phone: 800-521-9746 Email: noirsales@noirlaser.com Website: http://www.noir-medical.com

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Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER)

Develops and promotes professional excellence through support of those who provide services to people with visual impairments by providing professional support, publications, professional development, scholarships and advocacy. 1703 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 440 Alexandria, VA 22311 Phone: 703-671-4500 Website: http://www.aerbvi.org

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Optometric Extension Program Foundation

An international organization dedicated to the advancement of optometry through the gathering and dissemination of information on vision and the visual process. 2300 York Road, Ste 113 Timonium, Maryland  21093 Phone: 410-561-3791 Website: http://www.oepf.org

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National Society of Genetic Counselors

Promotes the professional interests of genetic counselors and provides a network for professional communications. 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 2000 Chicago, IL 60611 Phone: (312) 321-6834 Fax: (312) 673-6972 Email: nsgc@nsgc.org Website: http://www.nsgc.org

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International Academy of Low Vision Specialists (IALVS)

Strives to enhance the quality of life, independence and safety of patients by designing, prescribing and dispensing the highest quality, optically advanced, hands-free low vision devices available. Phone: 888-778-2030 Website: http://www.ialvs.com

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College of Optometrists in Vision Development

A nonprofit association of eye care professionals to offer state-of-the-art services in: behavioral and developmental vision care, vision therapy and visual rehabilitation. 215 W. Garfield Rd, Ste 200 Aurora, OH 44202 Phone: 330.995.0718 Fax: 330.995.0719 Website: http://www.covd.org

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