Our Mission

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.

News

We are excited to welcome ACB members to the Legislative Seminar in February. There are several issues that blind and visually impaired Americans continue to experience in 2019....
Happy new year! January is named for the Latin word for door (ianua), since it’s the door to a new year and an opening to new beginnings. I hope you all had a safe, happy and...
Happy new year! “Dots and Dashes” is a short newsletter featuring a variety of topics and ACB stories. This issue features information on World Braille Day, a request for...
Happy 10th Birthday - Audio Description Project!  In January 2009, Joel Snyder and former ACB president Chris Gray proposed the idea of establishing an initiative to...,  
“Dots and Dashes” is a short newsletter featuring a variety of topics and ACB stories. This issue features news about autonomous vehicle legislation, a job application deadline,...
“Dots and Dashes” is a short newsletter featuring a variety of topics and ACB stories. This issue features a job announcement, holiday shopping information, a fascinating panel on...