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OBVI: Adaptive Equipment

If you have a question that isn't answered below, please email the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired (OBVI).

American Printing House for the Blind

1839 Frankfort Avenue
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, KY 40206-0085
800-223-1839 (toll free)

The American Printing House promotes independence of blind and visually impaired persons by providing special media, tools, and materials needed for education and life.

Howe Press Perkins

School for the Blind
175 N. Beacon St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Howe manufactures and sells the Perkins Brailler, slates, styli, games, and heavy and light grade Braille paper.

Independent Living Aids

137 Rano St,
Buffalo, NY 14207
800-537-2118 (toll free)

Independent Living Aids features a large variety of low vision aids and adaptive devices.

Lighthouse International

111 E. 59th St., 12th floor
New York, NY 10022-1202
800-284-4422 (toll free)

The Lighthouse features a new product line that is geared more directly to meet the needs of people who are blind or partially sighted.

LS&S Group

145 River Rock Drive
Buffalo, NY 14207
800-468-4789 (toll free)

LS&S Group features a large variety of low vision aids and adaptive devices

Maxi Aids

42 Executive Blvd.
P.O. Box 3209
Farmingdale, NY 11735
800-522-6294 (toll free)

Maxi Aids features a large variety of low vision aids and adaptive devices.

Vision Forward Association

The Outlook Shoppe
912 N. Hawley Road
Milwaukee, WI 53213
855-878-6056 (toll free)

A non-profit organization with an inventory of many adaptive aids and appliances for sale at discount prices.

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired

754 Williamson St.
Madison, WI 53703
800-783-5213 (toll free)

A non-profit organization with adaptive products from kitchen aids and home health products to white canes and CCTVs. Explore products online, via phone, or in person.


Last revised August 1, 2022