Assistive Technology

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)


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This webpage describes how technological advancements have helped remove many barriers to education and employment for people with visual impairments.  Also included is information and advice on how to acquire and use assistive technology effectively, as well as descriptions of certain technology, such as Video Magnifiers, Braille Technology, Optical Character Recognition Systems, Speech Systems, and Magnification Programs for the Computer Screen.  AFB also provides product evaluations on its website.

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American Foundation for the Blind

11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001

(800) AFB-LINE (800-232-5463), (212) 502-7600