National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
Assistive Technology Products - Blind and Low Vision
200 E Wells St, at Jernigan Place, Baltimore, MD, 21230-9949
Distance: 1062 Miles
Offers assistive technology devices and adaptive equipment that help people with disabilities communicate, increase their mobility and live more comfortably
Market that offers blindness-related publications, resources and products for anyone in need, including:
* Talking watches and clocks
* Print and Braille writing aids
* Medical devices
* Household and kitchen tools
The catalog is available in different formats.
- Private pay
- Blind or visually impaired
To request a catalog in any of these formats, please send an e-mail to IndependenceMarket@nfb.org
Staff is available to assist by phone or e-mail: IndependenceMarket@nfb.org
The catalog lists prices for products.
8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday (Eastern Time)
National service area
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
Taxonomy Terms Used: Clicking a taxonomy term from the list below launches a new search.
LH-0600.5000-100Blind Mobility Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide aids such as long canes, laser canes, compasses and raised maps which facilitate the ability of blind people to move safely and efficiently in the school, home or community environment.
LH-0600.9000-100Braille and Tactile Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide equipment which can be used to create materials that are written in Braille (a system which uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet that can be identified by the fingers), Optacons or other devices that help people to read and/or write using their sense of touch. Included are devices such as calculators, alarm clocks, watches, calendars, kitchen equipment, scales and other items which have tactile displays.
LH-0600.9000-450Low Vision Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide magnifiers, magnification equipment, light intensification equipment, night vision equipment, closed circuit television devices and other products which help people who have visual impairments use their remaining vision to greater advantage.
LH-0600.9000-900Voice/Audio Output Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide equipment such as talking watches, talking scales, speech output glucometers, talking pocket memo systems, tone-based measuring devices, voice-based notetaking equipment and other devices which allow people who have visual impairments or learning disabilities to access text or scalar information.
LH-0650.0500Assistive Technology Equipment Sales Definition
Programs that sell new, used and/or reconditioned assistive technology products on a retail or discount basis.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
YF-9000.6500Partial Sightedness Definition
A condition in which affected individuals have remaining visual acuity between 20/200 and 20/70 in the better eye with maximal correction.
YZ-0600Assistive Technology Issues Definition
Programs that provide information and/or services that deal with the topic of assistive technology.