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Bridges Blog Information Resources Series: Blind/Low Vision Consumer Groups, May 2022

Blind/Low Vision Consumer Groups — ACB and NFB Statewide

With summer nearly upon us, we invite you to join us as we explore the two largest blindness/low vision groups in the United States throughout the month of May. Regardless of whether you plan to participate in a convention this summer, we will cover the ins and outs of these organizations and how they can provide support to transition-age students.

In this third installment of our organization exploration, we hear from state leaders in each consumer group.

American Council of the Blind (ACB) of Maryland

Jo Ann Kucic serves as president of the American Council of the Blind (ACB) of Maryland. In this interview, she shares information about what the ACB of Maryland does and how to contact them.

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Maryland

Ronza Othman serves as president of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) of Maryland. In this interview, she shares information about what the NFB of Maryland does and how to contact them.

Contact us

Follow the Bridges Helpdesk Facebook page for more transition tips, and please contact the Free Helpdesk for Maryland Blind/Low Vision Transition Students, Families, and Educators anytime using:

This unique project is being coordinated through The IMAGE Center of Maryland, a center for independent living in Towson, and it is funded by a grant from the Maryland Department of Education Division of Special Education/Early Intervention Services.

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