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.

Publications and Media

ACB Radio streams the convention over the internet from 2012 Convention Hall. ACB Radio staff bring the exhibit hall live to radio listeners worldwide. Pictured are Larry Turnbull, ACB Radio Managing Director and another staffer during a live convention broadcast.

The American Council of the Blind presents a wide array of media and other materials, including our official publication, "The Braille Forum". ACB Radio is the first internet radio station in North America operated by blind people. Come listen to the many streams and variety of content we offer from old time radio to innovative talk shows, music by blind people and shows in a number of foreign languages. We also broadcast many events live for listeners around the world. Listen to "ACB Reports", our monthly audio publication. Learn more about ACB through our speeches and history links. We offer a range of manuals, guides and handbooks on everything from college life to accessible voting. Our White Papers serve as official documents on the positions and advocacy of ACB. Please visit this page often as content is added and updated.