Consumer Organizations
Low Vision Clinics
Adaptive Technology Vendors
Massachusetts Independent Living Centers
Miscellaneous​ Disability-Related Services
National NFB Training Centers


Access Center
Boston Public Library
The center offers special materials, formats, equipment and personnel to serve library patrons with disabilities.

Carroll Center for the Blind

Deaf Blind Contact Center
The center provides social/recreational activities and SSP (support service provider) volunteer services during events for people who are deafblind. Training and education about deafblindness is also provided.

Descriptive Video Services (DVS)
(See National Center for Accessible Media)

Helen Keller Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults (HKNC)

Learning Ally (Formerly Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic)
Provides textbooks in accessible formats. 

Lowell Association for the Blind (LAB)

Massachusetts Accessible Instructional Materials Library (formerly Vision Resource Library)

Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (MABVI)
A Division of MAB Community Services

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB)

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

MCB/DDS Partnership Project for Orientation & Mobility/Low Vision Services

Massachusetts Department of Developmental Service’s (DDS)

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission

National Braille Press

National Center for Accessible Media at WGBH (NCAM)

Perkins Library

Perkins School for the Blind

Talking Information Center (TIC)

Talking Book Library
Worcester Public Library

Veterans Administration: Visual Impairment Services Team (VIST)

Consumer Organizations

Association of Blind Citizens

Berkshire Benevolent Association for the Blind

Coalition for Usher’s Syndrome Research

Foundation Fighting Blindness

Massachusetts Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired (MAPVI)

National Federation of the Blind of Massachusetts

Visually Impaired and Blind Users Group (VIBUG)

Eye Care Referral Services

Massachusetts Medical Society

Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Massachusetts Society of Optometrists

Low Vision Clinics

William P. Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin Diabetes Clinic

Carroll Center for the Blind

MAB Community Services

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary Vision Rehabilitation Center

New England Eye Care Center

New England Eye Commonwealth

New England Eye On-Sight

New England Eye Southeastern MA Low Vision Clinic

Perkins New England Eye Low Vision Clinic

UMass Memorial Eye Center

Adaptive Technology Vendors



Duxbury Systems, Inc.

Freedom Scientific

Guidelights and Gadgets

Ictext Inc.

Kurzweil Educational Systems, Inc.


(Massachusetts Equipment Distribution Program)

National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program

New England Low Vision

Perkins Solutions

Verizon Center for Customers with Disabilities

Massachusetts Independent Living Centers


Boston Center for Independent Living

Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled

Center for Living and Working, Inc.

Independence Associates, Inc. - Center for Independent Living

Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc.

MetroWest Center for Independent Living

Multi-Cultural Independent Living Center of Boston

Northeast Independent Living Program

Southeast Center for Independent Living


Miscellaneous Disability-Related Services

Architectural Access Board (AAB)

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center (DBTAC)

Disability Law Center (DLC)

Disability Policy Consortium (DPC)

Massachusetts Assistive Technology Loan Program
Easter Seals MA

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
Office of Transportation Access - THE RIDE

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)

Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)

Massachusetts Network of Information Providers (MNIP)

Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)

VSA Arts of Massachusetts

Association of Massachusetts Educators of Students with Visual Impairments (AMESVI)

Northeast Chapter of the Association for the Education & Rehabilitation of the Blind & Visually Impaired (NE/AER)

Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education
Institute for Community Inclusion

University of Massachusetts Boston Graduate College of Education Vision Studies Program

Massachusetts Legislative contacts

National NFB Training Centers

BLIND, Incorporated (Blindness: Learning in New Dimensions, Incorporated)

Colorado Center for the Blind

Louisiana Center for the Blind