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Blinded Veterans Group holds National Conference in Louisville; will visit American Printing House for the Blind, August 17 and August 21

Louisville, KY (August 13, 2015) – Hundreds of veterans from across the country will gather in Louisville August 17-21 for the Blinded Veterans of America’s national conference. Visit BVA for more information. They will hear from Department of Veterans Affairs Deputy Secretary Sloan D. Gibson, participate in information sessions, learn about new technology for those who are blind and visually impaired, and visit some of Louisville’s iconic attractions. Since many of the veterans have used products from American Printing House for the Blind, they will visit the facility on Frankfort Avenue.

American Printing House for the Blind (APH) involvement

About the American Printing House for the Blind (APH)

In 1879 the U.S. Congress passed the Act to Promote the Education of the Blind. This act designates APH as the official supplier of educational materials to all students in the U.S. who meet the definition of blindness and are working at less than college level. Founded in 1858, APH is the world’s largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are blind and visually impaired. It is located at 1839 Frankfort Avenue in Louisville, Kentucky. For more information, visit