Useful Links For Parents

American Foundation for the Blind - According to their website AFB is a national nonprofit with offices in five US cities, the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a leader in expanding possibilities for the more than 20 million Americans living with vision loss. We champion access and equality, and stand at the forefront of new technologies. Our award-winning programs directly address the most pressing needs of people with vision loss and their families. Like Helen Keller, AFB's most famous ambassador, we are committed to creating a more equitable world for people with disabilities. From infancy to education, career, and retirement, AFB is there to help at every stage of life.
http://www.afb.org/default.aspx

FamilyConnect is a website created by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) and the National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) to give parents of visually impaired children a place to support each other, share stories and concerns, and find resources on raising their children from birth to adulthood.
http://www.familyconnect.org/parentsitehome.aspx

Our Stories - a section of the AFB website that tell the stories of successful adults in a variety of fields that happen to be blind or visually impaired.
Our Stories

This page contains a collection of resources for families compiled by American Printing House for the Blind.
http://www.aph.org/family/resources/

This is the website for ChoreMonster an app that can be used to list the chores a child needs to complete. Each chore can earn the child points and tickets. The point can be exchanged for rewards that you build into the app (candy, Ipad time, TV time, family movie night). The tickets are used in the app to play games, watch movies, and purchase monsters.
https://www.choremonster.com/
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