Please replace the first paragraph on the home page of hftb.org with this: Welcome to The Heritage for the Blind, a "Self-Help for Vision Loss" website whose aim is to provide free information for the visually impaired. We hope that our practical information and tips can help to enhance the independence and quality of life for people suffering from vision loss. Caregivers, family, and friends are also welcome to reach out to us to find help and support. We also wish to educate vision professionals to enable them to serve the visually impaired even more effectively.
At The Heritage for The Blind, we understand that losing your vision can be a difficult, emotional, and life-changing experience that affects you and everyone around you – spouses, family members, children, friends, neighbors, and co-workers.
Whether you’re totally blind, have low vision, or simply have trouble seeing from time to time, it’s important to realize you’re not alone. At least 6.5 million American adults experience vision problems and many don’t know where to turn for help or information.
On The Heritage for The Blind web site, you’ll find free, practical, self-help solutions that can help adults with vision loss to learn about eye disorders that cause vision problems.
You can also find vision rehabilitation services, stay on top of the latest medical research, keep working after vision loss, adapt everyday tasks ontinue with hobbies, sports and recreation.