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Welcome everyone

APH is open for business and finding new ways to serve you during COVID-19. To keep up with everything we’re doing, read our blog.

Breaking down barriers.

Today, our lives look different than they did just a few months ago, but the struggle to ensure accessibility for individuals living with blindness or visual impairment remains the same. APH is committed to providing the accessible tools you need. We’ve gathered a number of resources you can use from home, whether you are working or schooling remotely, or just living your life in these uncertain times.

Learn Your Way: 153rd Annual Meeting

This year the APH Annual Meeting will be held in person, October 6-8, here in Louisville, Kentucky. To accommodate those who cannot travel, we will offer some of the sessions virtually. Stay tuned for more information, but in the meantime be sure and save the date (.pdf), view our draft agenda (.docx), and learn why you should attend (.docx), especially if you are a TVI (.docx).

What's the best way to learn? Your way!

Introducing The Hive, our new learning management portal. Check out our online courses specially designed for vision professionals, educators, parents, consumers and students.


APH has launched its podcast: Change Makers! Listen along as we highlight people who are making the biggest difference in our field. For the time being this will also include COVID-19 updates and resources.

#AtHomeWithAPH resources

Keep your student or child learning and having fun with the #AtHomeWithAPH full continuum of educational activities and resources! We’ll be posting information about all of our favorite, free and educational activities and lessons, plus some great external resources.

APH Webinars

Enjoy a selection of free webinars from home! Learn about our webinars.

APH ConnectCenter helpline

Do you have questions about vision loss? Our toll-free helpline provides information on services and support available from 8am–8pm. Call 1-800-232-5463 or email

Going further to move things ahead.

At APH we’ve been innovating products and technology to help people with blindness and visual impairment live and learn more independently since 1854, and we’re not stopping any time soon.

Mantis™ Q40

Keep braille at your fingertips anytime, anywhere, with the Mantis Q40: a Bluetooth® keyboard and 40-cell refreshable braille display. Due to COVID-19, we are experiencing some delays in overseas shipping....

LED Mini-Lite Box

Now featuring an energy-efficient LED light panel and a rechargeable lithium battery pack! The LED Mini-Lite Box is an all-inclusive person-centered learning tool for students who are visually impaired....

Chameleon™ 20

Designed specifically for students who are blind and visually impaired, the Chameleon 20 enhances student productivity and classroom engagement with its portable braille display and notetaker - perfect for...

The future is accessible.

We’re not just looking forward to an accessible future — we’re making it happen every day. And with the latest technology we think the future has never been brighter for people with blindness and visual impairment.

Your donation won’t change the world, but it can change a life.

Please partner with us to make an impact on the lives of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. We are deeply grateful to our new and longstanding donors who support APH. Every gift is appreciated. Every gift touches someone’s life. Thank you.

Words to live by.

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