This page contains organizations, agencies and individual member businesses that may be able to provide valuable information and/or assistance to you.

Americans with Disabilities Act - www.ada.gov

Government Agencies

  • Equal Employment Opportunities Commission - http://www.eeoc.gov For general inquiries or to begin the process of filing a complaint of discrimination, call 1-800-669-4000
  • Disabilities Rights, New Jersey - http://www.drnj.org - Advocating and advancing the human, civil and legal rights of persons with disabilities. 210 South Broad St, Trenton, NJ 08608 Call (609) 292-9742

 

More Resources

  • American Council for the Blind (ACB) http://acb.org - Strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.
  • Arts on Bound http://www.artsunbound.org/ Located in West Orange, NJ, is dedicated to the Creative Expression of People with Disabilities
  • Lutheran Braile Evangelism Association - http://www.lbea.org/ - for audio bibles, in other formats and other spiritual literature

 

Assistive technology

 

Tax Tips For The Blind and Visually Impaired 

Anyone whose field of vision falls at or below 20 degrees, who wears corrective glasses but whose vision is 20/200 or less in his best eye, or who has no eyesight at all, meets the legal definition of being blind and is eligible for certain tax deductions.

Select this link for more information on tax deductions for persons with disabilities.