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Blindness and Brain and Spinal Injuries

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BLINDNESS

American Foundation for the Blind
800-232-5463
www.afb.org

Blind Community Center of San Diego
Enriching the lives of blind and visually impaired adults and children.
1805 Upas St., SD, 92103
619-298-5021
www.bccsd.org

Braille Institute (San Diego Braille Institute Regional Sight Center)
4555 Executive Dr.
SD, 92121
858-452-1111
www.brailleinstitute.org/sandiego

Learning Ally
(See listing under Dyslexia)

National Braille Challenge (Braille Institute)
A “spelling bee” of sorts testing Braille spelling, comprehension, speed accuracy and chart and graph reading for blind students. Children can win cash prizes and adaptive equipment.
Los Angeles, CA
323-663-1111; 800-BRAILLE
www.brailleinstitute.org

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of Braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
888-657-7323
www.loc.gov/nls

San Diego Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired
5922 El Cajon Blvd.
SD, 92115
619-583-1542
1385 Bonair Rd.
Vista, CA 92084
760-758-5956
www.sdcb.org

The Vision of Children Foundation
Our mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness and other vision disorders, and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals and their families.
12555 High Bluff Dr. #330
SD, 92130
858-314-7917
www.visionofchildren.org

BRAIN and SPINAL CORD INJURIES

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program of San Diego
Community College District
619-388-1952

Brain Injury Association of America
800-444-6443
www.biausa.org

Brain Injury Resource Center
206-621-8558
www.headinjury.com

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America
800-532-7667
www.mymsaa.org

National Brain Tumor Society
www.braintumor.org

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
(See listing under Blindness)

National Multiple Sclerosis Society
12121 Scripps Summit Dr. #190 SD, 92131
800-344-4867
www.nationalmssociety.org

The National Spinal Cord Injury Association
800-962-9629
www.spinalcord.org

Project Walk Paralysis Recovery Center
Nonprofit pioneering an activity-based recovery system called the Dardzinsky Method for individuals with spinal cord injury.
2732 Loker Ave. W.
Carlsbad, CA 92010
760-431-9789
www.projectwalk.com

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation
619-294-6541
www.sdbif.org

Spina Bifida Association of Greater San Diego
www.spinabifidaassociation.org

Tri-City Medical Center Robotic, Orthopaedic and Spine Institute
Leading edge services with the region’s only Mazor Robotics guidance system for minimally invasive spinal surgery. Uses Hana surgical table for hip replacement and e+ Vitamin E total knee replacement procedure.
4002 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92056
760-940-3000
www.tricitymed.org/ortho

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