The New Mexico Commission for the Blind
The New Mexico Commission for the Blind assists blind persons to become employed,
and to live independently in their homes and communities. The Commission also sponsors
Newsline for the Blind, a free newspaper reading service that includes NFB-NEWSLINE.
For more information about services offered by the Commission, check out their website
New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
The New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired was founded in 1903 as
a land grant school governed by a Board of Regents. Three years later, the school
opened its doors in Alamogordo, New Mexico with 21 students, 2 teachers and a superintendent.
It is a specialized school which provides residential, academic, support, and outreach
services to the blind and visually impaired students of New Mexico. NMSBVI is an
entirely special education school. Today, the main campus is still located on the
original site in Alamogordo with an Early Childhood Program and Outreach Program
housed in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
List of NMSBVI Programs:
- Residential Program
- Early Childhood Program
- Family-Infant-Toddler Program
- Outreach Programs
- Low Vision Clinics
- Short-Term Placement Program
- Summer Camps
For more information, please see the website at http://www.nmsbvi.k12.nm.us/
Would you like a newspaper with your morning cup of coffee? NFB-NEWSLINE® provides
free telephone access to over 300 newspapers, including four Spanish-language newspapers.
Over 35 magazines, ranging from the Arts, Science, Health and Fitness, Pop Culture
and National and International news are available on NFB-NEWSLINE
For more information about this service, check out the NFB Newsline website at https://www.nfb.org/programs-services/nfb-newsline
Our national organization needs funding to complete our nation wide mission!!!!
As a national fundraiser, the National Federation of the Blind has partnered with Vehicles for Charity to launch a new vehicle donation program. The NFB’s vehicle donation program accepts almost any vehicle, including cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles and recreational vehicles. All donations may be eligible for a tax donation on your federal income tax return. For more information, including how to donate, please follow this link!