Houston Chapter Resources

Local Support Group Activities


Fort Bend Low Vision Club
Third Friday of each month.
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Fort Bend Center for Independent Living
12496 Dairy Ashford; Suite 110
Sugar Land, Texas 77478


Talking Book Club
Third Friday of each month.
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

Fort Bend Center for Independent Living
12496 Dairy Ashford; Suite 110
Sugar Land, Texas 77478

For more information contact Leola Huey at 281-937-9691.

Other Resources


AFB Access World
Online magazine providing news and reviews about the latest in adaptive technology for the blind and visually impaired.


Audio Internet Reading Services of Los Angeles (AIRSLA)
Broadcasts via the Internet to the blind, low-vision and print-disabled a variety of news, information, and entertainment that is otherwise inaccessible.
info@airsla.org


Care Ministries
Records Christian books and Bible studies on tape.

careministries@bellsouth.net
(662) 323-4999
(800) 336-2232


Chicago Lighthouse Help Desk

888-825-0080
AIM Screen Name: tclhelp

Assistive Technology Questions? Mr. Ray Campbell will help answer any questions you may have or refer you to someone who can assist. This service is FREE.
ray.campbell@chicagolighthouse.org


Lighthouse of Houston
Non-profit providing various services to the visually impaired.

Houston, Texas
Voice: 713-527-9561
Fax: 713-284-8451


MetroLift
Transportation services for the disabled including those who are legally blind.

713-225-6716


NFB Newsline Service
Listen to local and national newspapers over the telephone.

nfbnewsline@nfb.org
(866) 504-7300


Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic
Low cost subscription service providing audio books for elementary through college students. They also have an extensive technical book collection.

800-221-4792


Taping for the Blind, Inc.
Radio reading service and custom book recording.

Houston, Texas
713-622-2767


Texas Department of Rehabilitation Services – Blindness Division
State Agency providing vocational assistance.

DARS.Inquiries@dars.state.tx.us
1-800-628-5115
1-866-581-9328 TTY


University Eye Institute - University of Houston Center for Sight Enhancement
Low Vision Rehabilititation Services
4901 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX  77204
PH:  713-743-0799


Vision Connection
Web resource for news and information about all visual impairments

info@lighthouseguild.org 800-284-4422


Visually Impaired Literary Association (VILA)
A book club for the blind and visually impaired in the Houston area that meets via teleconference once a month to discuss a mutually agreed upon book.

Houston, TX
Contact: Michael McCulloch:
mdmcculloch1@gmail.com
832-453-7139