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The mission and purpose of this agency is to reduce or eliminate the daily living problems imposed upon people by blindness or severe visual impairment.
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News & Events

July 07
Camp Abilities NC
TEENS: Application deadline is MARCH 31st
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April 12
Register by MARCH 12th
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June 03
CATS Changes
Route adjustments
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February 18
Sunshine Club of the Blind
Seeking new members
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Walk This Way - Accessible Travel Updates

February 07
Accessible Pedestrian Signal Updates
Signal requests & new installations
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Spotlight Website

Empowering blind and low-vision users of Apple products The AppleVis logo A community-powered website for blind and low-vision users of Apple's range of Mac computers, the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. AppleVis is a rich resource that strives to empower the community by offering multiple pathways to access and share relevant and useful information. As a community, we seek to encourage and support people in exploring the many ways in which these mainstream products and related applications can offer opportunities to the vision-impaired for personal enrichment, independence and empowerment. AppleVis also offers resources and mechanisms for raising awareness of the accessibility of Apple products and related applications, and for promoting further advancement in accessibility. View Website

What's Happening?

2013-14 Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Audio Description Schedule

The Broadway Lights Series offers audio descriptions on Sunday matniees.

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SCOTS study

Recruiting patients

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Attention potential runners or bikers

Looking for a trainer?

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MAB Wants YOU!

Ways you can put your creativity to work for fundraising

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Canceling appointments

What you need to know

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Mary Kay Beauty Consultations for VIPs

With consultant Julie Ackiss

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Finding Described TV Just Got Much Easier

Thanks to AFB

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Income information needed

Read to find out why...

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MAB Transportation

Understanding this service

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Grocery Store at your Door

Free next-day delivery for online purchases of $25 or more

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Did You Know?

White House Announces Audio Descriptions for Public Tours
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MAB's Email Privacy Policy
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Lovett Productions has produced a groundbreaking documentary about going blind.
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Registering your address with emergency responders helps them be prepared to better assist you in an emergency.
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MAB has been in operation for over 75 years!
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Serious vision loss is on the rise
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