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American Diabetes Association

ATTN: National Call Center
1701 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria, VA 22311
(800) 342-2383
[email protected]

American Diabetes Association Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM-8 PM Eastern Standard Time. The American Diabetes Association funds research, publishes scientific findings, provides information and other services to people with diabetes, their families, health professionals and the public. Contact ADA for diabetes-related questions or to request a diabetes information packet. Spanish language consumer website

American Foundation for the Blind

11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
1-800-232-5463
(212) 502-7600

Serves as a one-stop information and referral resource for people who are blind or visually impaired, the people who work with them, and the general public. Conducts a wide variety of programs to support independent living, literacy, employment, and access to technology. Publishes professional materials for blindness and low vision and Talking Books. Offers consultation services to eye care, rehabilitation, and education professionals. Provides referrals to low vision centers. Advocates for legislative change.

American Uveitis Society

3535 Bienville Avenue, Suite W380
New Orleans, LA 70119

Increases knowledge regarding uveitis in the medical and research professions through instructional courses, clinics, lectures, and seminars, at which members and guest speakers present subjects of current interest and importance. Promotes and disseminates knowledge of the treatment of uveitis to the public. Encourages and develops uveitis investigation and research. Provides online search for uveitis specialists.

Association for Macular Diseases

210 E. 64th Street
New York, NY 10021
(212) 605-3719

Offers education and information on macular disease through seminars, newsletters, and a hotline. Offers counseling to patients and their families.

AWARE

P.O.Box 996
Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
(914) 528-5120
[email protected]

Provides extensive self-help information on adapting everyday activities and locating helpful services and independent living resources — for individuals with vision loss, their family members, and those who work with them. Offers a vast collection of free self-help information and materials to increase personal independence, options, and opportunities for those who are blind or have low vision.

Children’s Glaucoma Foundation (CGF)

2 Longfellow Place, Suite 201
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-3011

Serves to increase the awareness of the symptoms and encourage parents and doctors to screen infants and children for glaucoma.

Cornea Research Foundation of America

9002 N. Meridian Street, Suite 212
Indianapolis, IN 46260
(317) 844-5610

The Cornea Research Foundation of America was founded with a mission to restore and preserve vision through clinical research and educational programs relating to disorders and diseases of the eye. Supports research devoted to corneal transplants, intraocular lens complications, refractive surgery, and other specialized procedures.

Disability Resources, Inc.

is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization established to promote and improve awareness, availability and accessibility of information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently.

We serve thousands of individuals with disabilities through a multidisciplinary network of service providers and consumers. In order to reach as many people with disabilities as cost effectively as possible, we target our services and publications to libraries, disability organizations, independent living centers, rehabilitation facilities, educational institutions, and health and social service providers.

We disseminate information about books, pamphlets, magazines, newsletters, videos, databases, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, telephone hotlines and on-line services that provide free, inexpensive or hard-to-find information to help people with disabilities live independently.

EyeCare America

655 Beach St.
San Francisco, CA 94109-1336
1-877-887-6327
1-800-222-3937

EyeCare America provides comprehensive eye exams and care for up to one year, often at no out-of-pocket expense to eligible callers through its Seniors and Diabetes EyeCare Programs. Its Glaucoma EyeCare Program provides a glaucoma eye exam. The EyeCare America Children’s EyeCare Program educates parents and primary care providers about the importance of early childhood (newborn through 36 months of age) eye care and offers a free downloadable educational brochure. EyeCare America is a public service foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

(The) Foundation Fighting Blindness

Executive Plaza 1, Suite 800
11435 Cronhill Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117-2220
1-888-394-3937
1-800-683-5555 (TDD)
(410) 568-0150
(410) 363-7139 (TDD)

Acts as a clearinghouse and distributor of self-help program information. Sponsors research on the cause, prevention, and treatment of retinitis pigmentosa, Usher’s syndrome, macular degeneration, and other retinal degenerative conditions. Conducts education programs for those affected by the disorders as well as professionals and the general public. Coordinates a national information and referral service and the Retinal Donor program. Publishes newsletters and other publications

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