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Welcome everyone

APH is open for business and finding new ways to serve you during COVID-19. To keep up with everything we’re doing, read our blog.

Breaking down barriers.

Today, our lives look different than they did just a few months ago, but the struggle to ensure accessibility for individuals living with blindness or visual impairment remains the same. APH is committed to providing the accessible tools you need. We’ve gathered a number of resources you can use from home, whether you are working or schooling remotely, or just living your life in these uncertain times.

Hidden Legacies of Helen Keller: A Symposium

Join the Museum of the American Printing House for the Blind and The Filson Historical Society for a symposium that will explore the hidden historical legacy of this remarkable American on September 17 & 18 in Louisville, KY. Registration is now open.

Annual Meeting Save the Date

October 5–7

Mark your calendars for the 154th Annual Meeting taking place in Louisville, KY. We're currently accepting proposals for presentations from across the field.

APH ConnectCenter

The APH ConnectCenter offers FREE curated advice and resources to assist children, parents, adults, and job seekers who are blind and visually impaired, and their associated professionals. Visit the APH ConnectCenter, or call our information & resource helpline at 800-232-5463.

Find us on the road.

APH is on the go! Check out the conferences, conventions, and other events we're attending this year on our new conference hub!

APH celebrates change makers!

Listen along to our Change Makers podcast as we highlight the people, products, and resources making the biggest difference in our field.

What’s the best way to learn? Your way!

From free webinars and trainings, to professional development, virtual student instruction, and summer camp—our Educational Resources are designed for vision professionals, educators, parents, consumers, and students. There’s something for everyone!

National Prison Braille Network

Since 2001, APH has taken a lead role in developing this network to get much-needed quality braille textbooks to students who are blind in grades K–12. Learn more about how the NPBN is changing lives for the better.

APH Press

APH Press is the leading publisher in the field of blindness and visual impairment, supporting teachers, families, and other professionals by publishing informative, well-researched, and innovative texts which enable people of all abilities to maximize their potential and independence.

Going further to move things ahead.

At APH we’ve been innovating products and technology to help people with blindness and visual impairment live and learn more independently since 1854, and we’re not stopping any time soon.

Mantis Q40

Keep braille at your fingertips anytime, anywhere, with the Mantis™ Q40: a Bluetooth® keyboard and 40-cell refreshable braille display.

Chameleon 20

Featuring Text-to-Speech, the Chameleon 20 is the perfect device for learning and reinforcing braille literacy skills. As a portable braille display with local apps, like an editor and library,...

The future is accessible.

We’re not just looking forward to an accessible future — we’re making it happen every day. And with the latest technology we think the future has never been brighter for people with blindness and visual impairment.

Your donation won’t change the world, but it can change a life.

People of all ages with vision loss benefit from APH’s extraordinary programs and innovative products. Thanks to donors like you, we are able to provide critical information, resources, and tools for independent living to people worldwide. Please partner with us.

Words to live by.

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