This division within the NFB provides support and information to seniors losing their vision. A few of the Issues considered are remaining active in community and social life, learning the techniques used by the blind, and maintaining a positive approach to vision loss.
NFB of Oregon contact:
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- National Federation of the BlindThe National Federation of the Blind improves blind people's lives through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging independence and self-confidence. Read about this and much more about our national organization.
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- National Federation of the Blind / Blind Seniors DivisionWe at the NFB Seniors Division believe vision loss need not restrict your life. Our experience is that with the correct training and encouragement, seniors with vision loss can, and do, continue to enjoy full and independent lives.
Contact Ruth Sager, President
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Link to National Federation of the Blind / Blind Seniors Division
- National Federation of the Blind / Independence MarketThe National Federation of the Blind Independence Market offers blindness-related literature, resources, and products as a service to individuals who are blind or experiencing vision loss, to their friends and families, and to the general public.
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- Oregon Commission for the BlindFor over 50 years, the Oregon Commission for the Blind has been an important resource for Oregonians who are blind or visually impaired, as well as their families, friends, and employers.
Their mission is to assist Oregonians who are blind or visually impaired in making informed choices and decisions to achieve full inclusion and integration in society through employment, independent living, and social self-sufficiency. Their nationally recognized programs and expert staff work with the visually impaired to instill confidence and build skills in all aspects of day-to-day life: from grocery shopping to reading to surfing the Web. We are headquartered in Portland, but have field offices and resources available in Salem, Eugene, Baker City, Redmond, Medford, and Roseburg.
Phone: Portland 971-673-1588 or 888-202-5463
Baker City 541-523-4139
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- Oregon Talking Book and Braille ServicesThe Oregon State Library’s Talking Book and Braille Services (TBABS) is a free, federally-funded library service located in Salem, Oregon. It loans books and magazines in special formats to anyone who cannot see to read regular print, hold a book to turn its pages, or who has a physically based reading disability. All of the lending is done free through the mail. TBABS is part of the Oregon State Library, which is an agency of the State of Oregon. TBABS is also part of the Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) network of regional libraries.
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Link to: Talking Book and Braille Services
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of Oregon. Since 1971, an affiliate of the National Federation of the Blind.
State President Carla McQuillan.
Affiliate office telephone, 541-653-9153.
Office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, pacific time.
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