Resources

For the Blind & Disabled Communities

Please see below  some of my top picks for resources that help the blind and disabled communities. Whether you are disabled yourself, or are a parent, friend, or employer of someone who is disabled, I hope you’ll find what you’re looking for! – Stephanie Renberg

The Americans with Disabilities Act

“From answers to common questions to official legal documents, ADA.gov has everything you need to understand your rights and responsibilities under the ADA.” – ADA.gov

Visit ADA.gov

Hadley

“Hadley offers practical help, connection and support free of charge to anyone with a visual impairment, their families and professionals supporting them. With Hadley, you can discover new ways to do things that have become more difficult due to vision loss and connect with a network of peers who “get it.” And you don’t need to come to Hadley. Hadley’s help comes to you; online, on the phone or through the mail.” – Hadley Website

Visit Hadley

Apps for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a free mobile app available on iOS and Android. This app connects users with sighted volunteers to answer questions and solve problems through the app. For example, a blind or low vision user could open the app and ask a sighted volunteer which of their two sweaters is the color red.

Download the Be My Eyes App

Seeing AI

Seeing AI is a free mobile app that uses your phone’s camera to observe the world around you. The app can read documents, describe your surroundings, identify colors, product bar codes, money, and more!

Download the Seeing AI App
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