United States Capitol dome

Take Action

During this national period of quarantine due to the novel coronavirus, many US schools have instituted distance learning programs that allow students to continue their education at home. AFB urges you to contact four critical Congressional offices to oppose to any legislation that weakens the rights of students with disabilities to receive educational services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sample script for calling Congressional offices »

What does "No Limits Education" look like?

Our Work and Resources

Key Statistics

  • How many children in the U.S. experience vision loss?
  • How many students receive special education services for visual impairments?

Resources

Key links on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, accessible instructional materials, and more.

Looking Back

Access a selected archive of AFB's work to improve the education of students who are blind or visually impaired.