The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.
The American Council of the Blind (ACB) is a national membership organization with a purpose of working toward independence, security, equality of opportunity, and improved quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. Founded in 1961, ACB works through more than 70 state and special-interest affiliates to improve the well-being of all blind and visually impaired people by serving as a representative national organization; elevating the social, economic, and cultural levels of blind people; improving educational and rehabilitation facilities and opportunities; cooperating with the public and private institutions and organizations concerned with blind services; encouraging and assisting all people with severely impaired vision to develop their abilities; and conducting a public education program to promote greater understanding of blindness and the capabilities of people who are blind.
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