Helpful Links

Books on Tape

Perkins Library
Phone: 1-800-852-3133

Low Vision Aid Catalog

Independent Living Aids, Inc.
Phone: 1-800-537-2118

Low Vision Technology Services

The Carroll Center for the Blind
Phone: 1-617-969-6200

National Organizations

(for support, information and research updates)

Association for Macular Diseases
Phone: 1-212-605-3719

Macular Degeneration Partnership
Phone: 1-888-430-9898

MD Support

National Eye Health Education Program of National Institutes of Health
(Offers free materials in English and Spanish)

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs
(Blind Rehabilitation Services)
Phone: 1-877-222-8387

Vision Rehabilitation Self Help Books

Macular Degeneration: The Complete Guide to Saving and Maximizing Your Sight
by Lylas G. Mogk and Marja Mogk
(Paperback – Jan 1, 2003)
Available at and in most bookstores.

Overcoming Macular Degeneration: A Guide to Seeing Beyond the Clouds
by J.D. Solomon
(Paperback – Jul 16, 2009)
Available at and in most bookstores.

Macular Degeneration: The Latest Scientific Discoveries and Treatments for Preserving Your Sight
by Robert D’Amato M.D. Ph.D., Joan Snyder, and M.D., Ph.D. Robert D’Amato
(Paperback – Jun 1, 2000)
Available at and in most bookstores.

Vision Rehabilitation Centers and Services

MEEI Vision Rehabilitation Service
Phone: 1-617-573-3202

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
Main Phone: 617-727-5550
Toll Free: 1-800-392-6450
TDD: 1-800-392-6556