National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC)
200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place
Baltimore, MD 21230
Local Telephone: (410) 659-9314
Braille and Reading Instruction
Community Outreach Programs
Computer Training/Assistive Technology
Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
Early Intervention/Infant Services
Information and Referral
Creates and maintains the largest library of literature on the raising, educating, and advocacy of blind children in the world. National quarterly magazine for parents and teachers: Future Reflections (subscriptions are free)
Resources and referral for all topics related to the raising and educating of blind, low vision, and blind-multiply-disabled children.
Libraries/Alternate Media and Learning Resources
Low Vision Services
Summer/Day Camps and After-school Programs
Support for Parents
Provides information, advocacy and support to parents of blind children, facilitates the sharing of experience and concerns among parents and educators of blind children, develops and expands resources available to parents, their children, and educators.
Helps parents and educators of blind children gain understanding and perspective through partnership and contact with blind adults.
Travel/Orientation and Mobility
Braille Reading Pals
Braille Readers Are Leaders
Braille Pen Pal Program
Mentors and Role Models