Helpful Links

Blue Water League of the Blind

Call Us: +1 8109822378

American Council of the Blind:
http://www.acb.org/
American Council of the Blind is one of the largest national organization for the Blind and Visually Impaired with members around the world.

Michigan Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired:
http://www.blindmi.org/
The Michigan Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired is a affiliate of the ACB. The MCBVI has chapters around the state of Michigan and very active in the Blind community to help improve the lifestyle for people that are facing blindness and visually impairment.

Bureau of Service for Blind Persons:

http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-28313---,00.html
The Bureau of Service for blind person is state rehabilitation agency
for those with sight loss. The BSBP offers training and resources for
those needing living skills, or assistance to return to work for those
who are Blind or Visually Impaired.

Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ABVI):
https://www.abvimichigan.org/
The ABVI is a agency based in 13 counties in western Michigan. The ABVI offers products, training, support, and other resources for those with blindness or visually impairment.

Greater Detroit Agency for the Blind and Visually Impaired:
http://www.gdabvi.org/
The GDABVI is an agency that provides training and resources for the greater Detroit area for those who are blind or visually impaired.

Leader Dog for the Blind:
http://www.leaderdog.org/
The ADA provides access to the Americans with disabilities act (ADA) regulation for businesses and state and local governments, technical assistance, and materials.

White Cane Laws:

http://www.acb.org/whitecane
What is the White Cane law? The White Cane Law specifies that motorists must stop at least 10 feet from anyone using a white cane or walking stick or guide dog.

Braille and Audio Reading Downloads:

https://nlsbard.loc.gov/login//NLS
BARD is a site for downloading books and magazines.

St. Clair County Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped:

http://www.sccl.lib.mi.us/LBPH.aspx
The LBPH serves the St. Clair county area. We have a book club that
meets every other month.

Blue Water Area Transit:
http://www.bwbus.com/
Blue Water Area Transit is one of the best in the state. They serve the Port Huron Area and the Townships of Port Huron, Fort Gratiot,
Burtchville, and Marysville the BW bus has the best bus drivers. They're willing to help and are very friendly, so Ride the Wave.

A Guide to Visual Disabilities; How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed:

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/colleges-helping-visually-impaired-students/

College for Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Students, Families, and Educators

https://www.online.maryville.edu/disabilities-guide/

A great fit for any student, family member, or educator 
looking for information on how to prepare for higher education 
regarding disabilities. The guide is 100% free and covers educational 
opportunities, preparation steps, knowing your rights, different types 
of disabilities, and recommended resources for additional information.


The transition from high school to college is a considerable process 
that can prove to be a source of significant pressure for students. 
This transition places particular weight upon the blind community. More than a quarter of visually impaired citizens in the U.S. drop out of high school each year, and the collegiate challenges faced and 
accommodations required by those who do graduate pose a great personal strain.
It’s the goal at BestColleges.com to provide students with the 
knowledge and resources they need to succeed. We’ve created a guide to college planning for students with visual impairments:

 https://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/college-planning-with-visual-impairments

A free source of information breaking down the transition process, 
accommodations, scholarships, and more that visually impaired students should be prepared with.


​​Addiction Treatment For Individuals with Disabilities: Rehab Centers For The Deaf And Blind:
http://www.rehabcenter.net/rehab-for-deaf-and-blind/


Renters Rights for People with Disabilities: 
https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/renters-rights-and-housing-assistance-for-people-with-disabilities


Managing Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood: 
http://www.mychildwithoutlimits.org/act/life-planning/managing-your-childs-transition-to-adulthood/


Guide to Remodeling a Home for Adults with Special Needs: 
https://www.bigrentz.com/how-to-guides/home-modifications-young-adults-special-needs


Special Needs Checklist: How Disability-Friendly is Your City?: 
https://www.yourstoragefinder.com/special-needs-checklist-how-disability-friendly-is-your-city


Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs: 
https://www.vocationaltraininghq.com/best-vocational-training-programs-disabled/


If you like good music go to Legend Oldies Radio and listen every
Tuesday at 5pm. Listen to the host of the Legend:

http://www.legendoldies.com/