American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
1839 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, Kentucky 40206
APH is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in everything we do. These core values are fundamental to the way we work, and are foundational to both the physical products we create and the intangible services and experiences we provide. Universal design is design and composition that can be accessed, understood, and used to the greatest extent possible by all people, regardless of their age or abilities. This is our goal when working to serve the needs of those with no vision, low vision, deafblindess, and CVI.
From tools for the home and classroom, to resources for educators - APH offers a variety of products and services to supplement the learning and development of those with blindness, low vision, and multiple disabilities.
APH Press is a scholarly press which publishes informative, well-researched, and innovative texts which enable people who are blind or visually impaired, their families, and the professionals who support them, to maximize their potential in society. Learn more about APH Press, visit the APH Press resource page, and download the Press Catalog.
The APH Hive is a virtual platform bringing free eLearning and professional development opportunities right into the comfort of your home or office, and is perfect for busy educators and families! Teachers, parents, and students can buzz over to aphhive.org and browse through a variety of bite-size courses related to visual impairment, relevant to serving students from birth through graduation.
The APH ConnectCenter offers curated advice and resources to assist children, parents, adults, and job seekers who are blind and visually impaired, and their associated professionals. It includes:
- VisionAware: for adults and seniors
- FamilyConnect: for families and parents
- CareerConnect: for job seekers
- Transition Hub: for school-age youth planning for graduation and life after college
- ConnectCalendar: for people and organizations to find and share info about upcoming events in the field of blindness and visual impairment
- Information & Referral Hotline (800-232-5463): for answers to questions related to visual impairment and blindness
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