Organization of Parents of Blind Children
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)
consists of parents, teachers, and others interested
in the development and education of blind children.
We offer vital support, information, advocacy, and training
as we help parents instill independence in a child who
happens to be blind.
sponsors seminars and workshops for parents and teachers
of blind children, the Braille Readers Are Leaders contest,
and the Slate-Mates program which connects blind children
who want to correspond with other blind children in
braille. We produce Future
Reflections, a magazine for parents and
educators of blind children, and distribute literature
and videos about blindness. NOPBC sponsors nationwide
networks on homeschooling, adoption, deaf-blindness,
and blind children with additional disabilities. We
educate legislators about the needs of blind children
and provide assistance to parents and blind children
whose rights have been denied.
a division of the National Federation of the Blind,
NOPBC offers the collective knowledge, expertise, and
resources of the oldest, largest, most active and influential
national organization of blind people in the country.
1800 Johnson St.
Baltimore, MD 21230