Visual Impairment and Blindness Resources

These resources cover the basics of visual impairment and blindness, covering the causes, as well as definitions of professional and medical terminology, descriptions of vision examination procedures, simulations, statistics, and recommendations for protecting the eyes and vision. This section also includes information on support groups for parents, families, and consumers, along with advice for environmental adaptations and tips for living with blindness and visual impairment.

For educational resources, please visit the sections grouped under Teaching Resources.

Camp Abilities 
Developmental sports camp for children who are visually impaired, blind, or deaf-blind. The Camp Abilities model is expanding to other locations including Long Island, NY, Alaska, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Florida, Puerto Rico, Maryland, California, Texas, Guatemala, and Ireland. Efforts are also under way to create new camps in Costa Rica.
 
Overview of Camp Abilities
Professor of adapted physical education an co-founder Lauren Lieberman provides an overview of the Camp Abilities history and mission.  This interview is also available in audio.
Camp Abilities at Lake Joe CNIB
MacTier, Ontario
 
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Camp Abilities Brazil
Headed by Joslei Souza
 
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SEE Adventure Camp
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Bryson City, North Carolina
 
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Camp Abilities Delaware
Killens Ponds State Park (campground entrance)
Harrington, Delaware
 
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Headed by Erwin Borremans
 
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Camp Abilities Gerorgia
Columbus, Georgia
 
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Headed by Brandon Schellhorn
Vinton, Iowa
(319)-472-5221
 
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The Maryland School for the Blind Camp Abilities 
Headed by Matt Mescall
 
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Camp Abilities Nebraska
Boys Town, Nebraska
 
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Camp Abilities North Florida
Neptune Beach, FL
Summer Camp: July 8th-14th, 2018
Surf Camp: April 21st, 2018
Winter Camping Trip: February 16th-18th, 2018
 
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Camp Abilities Oregon
(360)-718-2834
 
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Camp Abilities Pennsylvania
West Chester University
 
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