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American Association of the Deaf-Blind - The American Association of the Deaf-Blind (AADB) is a consumer membership organization of, by and for people with combined vision and hearing loss. Membership is available to any person with a vision and hearing loss, as well as supporters such as family members, professionals, and interpreters.. TXDBA's mission is to bring people who have hearing and vision loss, their families, friends, and professionals together to understand hearing and vision loss and to cope by supporting each other.

American Council of the Blind - The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life, for all blind and visually-impaired people.

American Council of the Blind of Texas - The American Council of the Blind of Texas, Inc. (ACBT) was organized in Waco in 1978 as an affiliate of The American Council of the Blind (ACB). The mission statement of ACB states that the American Council of the Blind “strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and to improve quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.” ACBT subscribes to this mission statement and works to be an advocacy organization and positive, proactive support system to Texans who are blind or visually impaired. Our state motto is TEAM – Together Everyone Achieves More. Although the majority of members are blind or visually impaired, sighted persons who share the common goals and interests of our organization are also welcome to join. ACBT currently has ten chapters and six special interest affiliates.

Association of Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) - The mission of AER is to support professionals who provide education and rehabilitation services to people with visual impairments, offering professional development opportunities, publications, and public advocacy.

Charge Syndrome Foundation - The mission of the CHARGE Syndrome Foundation is to provide support to individuals with CHARGE syndrome and their families; to gather, develop, maintain and distribute information about CHARGE syndrome; and to promote awareness and research regarding its identification, cause and management.

Deaf-Blind International (DbI) - The Deaf-Blind International is the world association promoting services for individuals with deafblindness.

Learning Ally - The world's largest provider of audio text for individuals who have disabilities impairing their access to print.  This organization now has a lot of information and training for parents on their website.

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability - This organization promotes and advocates for improvement of physical health and participation in regular physical activities for people with disabilities.

National Federation of the Blind - Founded in 1940, the NFB advocates for the civil rights and equality of blind Americans, and develops innovative education, technology, and training programs to provide the blind and those who are losing vision with the tools they need to become independent and successful.

National Federation of the Blind of Texas - The Texas chapter of NFB.

National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH) - NOAH is an organization that offers information and support to people with albinism, their families and the professionals who work with them.

Optic Never Hypoplasia / Septo-Optic Dysplasia Focus Families - Provides information, support and networking for families of individuals with Optic-Nerve Hypoplasia and Septo-Optic Dysplasia.

Texas Association of Blind Students - TABS is a membership organization devoted to the advancement of blind students of all ages. Since its inception in 1990, TABS has worked on multiple levels to encourage the equal participation of blind individuals in all functions of society. Through instructional seminars, state and national conventions, legislative action, social events, and literature, we strive to promote independence and self-advocacy. The organization operates as a whole under the principle that inside and outside the classroom blind students are fully capable of leading normal productive lives. In order to reinforce this belief, it is necessary to view the change within blind students themselves. Thus, our ongoing objective is to work in conjunction with the National Association of Blind Students (NABS) and to a larger extent with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to build a sturdy foundation of useful skills, solid confidence, and raw determination so that we may in turn show the public that blindness is not the limitation it is thought to be. In essence, the primary goal of TABS is to follow its parent organizations in changing what it means to be blind.

Texas Deaf-Blind Association Texas Deaf-Blind Association (TXDBA) is an organization for people who live in Texas with combined hearing and vision loss. Our members are deaf-blind, deaf with low vision, hard of hearing with any kind of vision loss, family members, friends, interpreters, support service providers (SSPs), and professionals who work with people with combined hearing and vision loss