Washington D.C.

AARP
601 E Street, NW
20049
Vision Impairment, Blindness, Hearing Loss, Deafness, Mobility Impairment, Other
888 687-2277
Washington
D.C.
American Foundation for the Blind: Public Policy Center
820 First Street, NE, Suite 400
20002
Vision Impairment, Blindness

For nearly 100 years, the American Foundation for the Blind has been a leader in the vision loss field, identifying and addressing the critical unmet needs of people with vision loss at every stage of their life.

202 408-0200
Washington
D.C.
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000
20004
Other

The Access Board is an independent federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards.  Created in 1973 to ensure access to federally funded facilities, the Board is now a leading source of information on accessible design.  The Board develops and maintains design criteria for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.  It also provides technical assistance and training on these requirements and on accessible design and continues to enforce accessibility standards that cover federally funded facilities.

800 872-2253
Washington
D.C.
Blinded Veterans Association
477 H Street NW
20001
Vision Impairment, Blindness

The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) is an organization of blinded veterans helping blinded veterans. Through our service programs, regional groups, resources, and advocacy before the legislative and executive branches of government, we hope to make life better for blinded veterans. We will be there with encouragement and support, to ensure no blinded veteran is left behind.

800 669-7079
Washington
D.C.
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
1825 K Street, NW Suite 1103
20006
Vision Impairment, Blindness

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. Our work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active and productive in society.

202-454-6400
Washington
D.C.