Washington D.C.

AARP
Address: 601 E Street, NW
20049
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment, Blindness, Hearing Loss, Deafness, Mobility Impairment, Other
Phone Number: 888 687-2277
City: Washington
State: D.C.
American Foundation for the Blind: Public Policy Center
Address: 820 First Street, NE, Suite 400
20002
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment, Blindness
Extended Description:

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.

Phone Number: 202 408-0200
City: Washington
State: D.C.
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board)
Address: 1331 F Street, NW, Suite 1000
20004
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Other
Extended Description:

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.

Phone Number: 800 872-2253
City: Washington
State: D.C.
Blinded Veterans Association
Address: 477 H Street NW
20001
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment, Blindness
Extended Description:

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.

Phone Number: 800 669-7079
City: Washington
State: D.C.
Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind
Address: 1825 K Street, NW Suite 1103
20006
State/Region Serviced:
Area(s) of Focus: Vision Impairment, Blindness
Extended Description:

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.

Phone Number: 202-454-6400
City: Washington
State: D.C.