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Tuesday, November 15, 2005

American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults

The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults is a service agency which specializes in providing to blind people help which is not readily available to them from government programs or other existing service systems. The services of the American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults are planned especially to meet the needs of blind children, the elderly blind, and the deaf-blind.

The American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults has offices in Baltimore, Maryland, and Tarzana, California, and volunteer workers throughout the country. The Tarzana office houses their free lending library of Braille and Twin Vision® books for blind children. Books are sent postage free to borrowers in the US and Canada. They publish and distribute to deaf-blind persons a free weekly newspaper in Braille internationally. The Action Fund also distributes free Braille calendars to blind and deaf-blind people on a nationwide basis. A very large number of volunteers help the Action Fund provide its services.

American Action Fund
1800 Johnson Street
Suite 100
Baltimore,, MD 21230
Phone: 410-659-9315
Web: http://www.actionfund.org/

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