Helpful Links

In addition to the Foundation, a number of other organizations serve blind or visually impaired children and adults who live in the State of Nebraska. These organizations include:

Links

The Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (NCBVI)

NCBVI is the Nebraska state vocational rehabilitation agency for the blind. NCBVI works to help blind and visually impaired Nebraskans achieve full and rewarding lives through independent living skills and assisting with finding employment in Nebraska and across the country.  ncbvi.ne.gov

The Nebraska Center for the Education of Children who are Blind or Visually Impaired (NCECBVI)

NCECBVI serves children from infancy to age 21. NCECBVI’s program offers the expertise and specialized skills of the center’s staff to blind, visually impaired, and multi-handicapped students in residential, day, and outreach settings. Services are provided to local school districts, students, families, teachers, and other support staff upon request. ncecbvi.org

The Lied Learning and Technology Center for Childhood Deafness and Vision Disorders Center at Boys Town National Research Hospital (LLTC)

LLTC is equipped with state-of-the-art research laboratories, educational facilities and rehabilitative services for children with hearing loss, visual impairment and other communication disorders. LLTC utilizes the most advanced technology and distance conferencing solutions to offer the most comprehensive programs and services for patients, families, educators and clinicians. www.boystownhospital.org/hearingservices/liedCenter/Pages/default.aspx

The National Federation of the Blind of Nebraska (NFB-NE)

NFB-NE is the Nebraska affilaite of the National Federation for the Blind, an organization devoted to helping blind individuals reach their full potential. NFB-NE can help blind residents of Nebraska obtain information about jobs and other training opportunities as well as assist them in finding solutions to problems that they encounter in everyday life. NFB-NE also works to insure equality for all visually impaired residents of Nebraska by working to pass legislation on the Local, State, and National Level. www.ne.nfb.org

The American Council of the Blind of Nebraska (ACB-NE)

ACB-NE is a statewide membership organization, comprised primarily of blind and visually impaired persons, presently with local chapters in Lincoln, Omaha and Fremont. The Council is committed to improving the living conditions of blind and visually impaired individuals by promoting their independence and effective participation as citizens in all aspects of society. acb.org/nebraska

The Nebraska Chapter of the National Association for Parents of Children with Vision Impairments (NAPVI-NE)

NAPVI-NE is the Nebraska affiliate of the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI), a non-profit organization of, by and for parents committed to providing support to the parents of children who have visual impairments. NAPVI  enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities, and provides leadership, support, and training to assist parents in helping children reach their potential. nebnapvi.webs.com

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