Our Purpose

The purpose of the Arkansas Council of the Blind is to strive for the betterment of our total community

  • Through a representative state-wide organization primarily of blind people.
  • By annual scholarships to deserving post-secondary blind students.
  • By assisting in the purchase of rehabilitative aids for blind students in the Arkansas school systems.

  • By encouraging and assisting the blind, especially the newly blind, to develop their abilities and potentialities and to assure their responsible places in the community.
  • By providing the free exchange of ideas, opinions, and information relative to the matters and concerns of blind people through publication of the Braille Forum Magazine.
  • By providing a forum for the view of the blind from all corners of the state and from all walks of life.
  • By conducting programs of public education aimed toward improving the understanding of the problems of blindness and the capabilities of blind people.

Links and Events

American Council of the Blind

http://www.acb.org/

ACB Radio

http://www.acbradio.org/pweb/

The Braille Forum

http://acb.org/node/976

A Guide to a Successful College Experience

http://www.acb.org/node/387

Are You the Parents of A Blind Child?

http://www.acb.org/node/392

Are You a Senior Citizen Struggling with Vision Loss?

http://www.acb.org/node/393