Massachusetts Low Vision and Blindness Resources

New England Low Vision and Blindness offers Massachusetts (MA) a full suite of low vision and blindness products and training services.

Whether for for education,vocational rehabilitation or for seniors, New England Low Vision and Blindness is Massachusetts’ one-stop solution for all blindness and low vision needs, providing the assessments, products delivered direct to door and training services required enabling blind and visually impaired people across Massachusetts to live independently.

New England Low Vision and Blindness

Address: Your home, school, or office — In Massachusetts.
*We can drive out to Boston and bring our Low Vision Store to you, for a no obligation Low Vision Product demonstration in Boston, or anywhere in MA.
Local Telephone: (888) 211-6933
E-Mail: info@nelowvision.com
*According to the National Eye Institute of NIH, “Low Vision is defined as the best-corrected visual acuity less than 6/12 (‹20/40) in the better-seeing eye (excluding those who were categorized as being blind by the U.S. definition.)” New England Low Vision and Blindness offers electronic magnification low vision aids, and leading low vision products for people with Macular Degeneration, and other forms of vision loss. Our state-of-the-art technology low vision showroom is a wonderful low vision resource within driving distance of Boston and Metro West, showcasing a variety of leading electronic low vision magnifiers. Upstairs in our facility, clients can schedule an appointment with a low vision specialist, who can prescribe low vision glasses and other types of low vision rehabilitation services, including in-home low vision occupational therapy services funded by Medicare.

ADA Solutions, Inc.

One Survey Circle, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 3
North Billerica, MA 01862
Local Telephone: (978) 262-9900
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 372-0519
Email: info@adatile.com

All in Play LLC

P.O. Box 104
Shrewbury, MA 01545
Local Telephone: (413) 585-9690
Email: support@allinplay.com

American Macular Degeneration Foundation

P.O. Box 515
Northampton, MA 01061-0515
Local Telephone: (413) 268-7660
Toll Free Telephone: (888) 622-8527
Email: amdf@macular.org

Audio Journal, Inc.

799 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
Local Telephone: (508) 797-1117
Email: info@audiojournal.net

Boston College, Lynch School of Education: Teacher Education, Special Education, and Curriculum and Instruction Department

Campion Hall 211
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Local Telephone: (617) 552-4180
Email: isadmissions@bc.edu

Boston University Eye Associates

715 Albany Street
DOB-10th Floor
Boston, MA 02118
Local Telephone: (508) 823-7473

Braille and Talking Book Library, Perkins School for the Blind

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: (617) 972-7240
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 852-3133
TDD/TTY Telephone: (617) 972-7690
Email: Library@perkins.org

Braille Authority of North America

c/o Kim Charlson
Perkins Braille and Talking Book Library
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: (617) 972-7249
TDD/TTY Telephone: (617) 972-7690
Email: literacy2@mindspring.com

Braille Co., Inc.

65-B Town Hall Square
Falmouth, MA 02540
Local Telephone: (508) 540-0800
Email: braillinc@capecod.net

Carroll Center for the Blind

770 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458-2597
Local Telephone: (617) 969-6200
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 852-3131
Email: dina.rosenbaum@carroll.org

Choroideremia Research Foundation

23 East Brundreth Street
Springfield, MA 01109
Local Telephone: (413) 781-2274
Email: eric@choroideremia.org

Descriptive Video Service: Media Access Group at WGBH

125 Western Avenue
Boston, MA 02134
Local Telephone: (617) 300-3600
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 333-1203
Email: access@wgbh.org

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults: New England Region Office

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: 617-923-1600
TDD/TTY Telephone: 617-923-1600
Email: peg.ouellette@hknc.org

Hilton/Perkins Program of the Perkins School for the Blind

Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: (617) 972-7228
Email: info@perkins.org

Howe Press, Perkins School for the Blind

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02172-2790
Local Telephone: (617) 924-3490
Email: info@perkins.org

Joslin Diabetes Center

One Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215
Local Telephone: (617) 732-2400
Email: diabetes@joslin.harvard.edu

Learning Ally

2067 Massachusetts Ave, 3rd Floor
Cambridge, MA 02141
Local Telephone: (617) 500-2706
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 221-4792

Lowell Association for the Blind

169 Merrimack Street, 2nd floor
Lowell, MA 01852
Local Telephone: (978) 454-5704
TDD/TTY Telephone: (978) 458-5563
Email:labinfo@lowellassociationfortheblind.org

Massachusetts Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired

a MAB Community Program
799 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
Local Telephone: 508-854-0700
Toll Free Telephone: 888-613-2777
E-Mail:info@mabvi.org

Massachusetts Commission for the Blind

48 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Local Telephone: (617) 727-5550
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 392-6450
Email: mitch.sanborn@state.ma.us

Massachusetts Department of Education

Special Education Planning and Policy Development
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148
Local Telephone: (781) 338-3375
Email: specialeducation@doe.masss.edu

Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Division for Special Health Needs, Early Intervention Services

250 Washington Street
4th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-4619
Local Telephone: (617) 624-5962
Email: Ron.benham@state.ma.us

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs

1 Ashburton Place
Fifth Floor
Boston, MA 02108
Local Telephone: (617) 727-7750
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 243-4636
TDD/TTY Telephone: (800) 872-0166
Email: elder.affairs@state.ma.us

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary: Vision Rehabilitation Center

243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Local Telephone: (617) 573-4177

Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

260 Peakham Road
P.O. Box 557
Sudbury, MA 01776
Local Telephone: (617) 426-2020
Email: lsmeps@msn.com

Massachusetts Society of Optometrists

1071 Worcester Road, Suite 12
Framingham, MA 01701-5298
Local Telephone: (508) 875-7900

Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries

1010 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02119
Local Telephone: (617) 445-1010

National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments

PO BOX 317
Watertown, MA 02471
Local Telephone: (617) 972-7441
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 562-6265
Email: napvi@perkins.org

The Genesis Fund

1347 Main Street, Second Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
Local Telephone: 781-890-4282
Email: nbdc@thegenesisfund.org

National Braille Press

88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Local Telephone: (617) 266-6160
Toll Free Telephone: (888) 965-8965

The New England Consortium of Deafblind Projects

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: (617) 972-7515
Email: nec@perkins.org

New England Eye Institute: Low Vision Clinic

930 Commonwealth Avenue Suite 2A
Boston, MA 02215
Local Telephone: (617) 262-2020

New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at Perkins

175 North Beacon St
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: (617) 972-7296
Email: lowvision@perkins.org

Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education/University of Massachusetts Boston

University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Wheatley Hall, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02125-3393
Local Telephone: (617) 287-7623
Email: robert.mcculley@umb.edu

Nuance

1 Wayside Road
Burlington, MA 01803
Local Telephone: (781) 565-5000

Perkins School for the Blind

175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02472
Local Telephone: (617) 924-3434
Email: info@perkins.org

Prevent Blindness Massachusetts

100 Cummings Center, Suite 330C
Beverly, MA 01915-9500
Local Telephone: (978) 524-9500
Email: preventblind@aol.com

Radio Reading Service

285 Dorset Street
P.O. Box 80006
Springfield, MA 01138
Local Telephone: (413) 747-7337

Resources for Rehabilitation

22 Bonad Road
Winchester, MA 01890
Local Telephone: (781) 368-9094
Email: info@rfr.org

Rodney L Immerman, OD, FAAO

Specializing in examination and prescribing of low vision aids in a private office setting. Offices in Peabody – Woburn – Wakefield – Winchester – Quincy – Pembroke – Brockton –North Dartmouth – Fall River. 
By appointment only: 508-991-8200
Email: lowvisionmassachusetts@gmail.com

Schepens Eye Research Institute

20 Staniford Street
Boston, MA 02114
Local Telephone: (617) 912-0100
Email:richard.godfrey@schepens.harvard.edu

Schepens Retina Associates: Low Vision Rehabilitation Center

243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02215
Local Telephone: (617) 573-4177

Talking Book Library at Worcester Public Library

3 Salem Square
Worcester, MA 01608-2074
Local Telephone: (508) 799-1730
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 762-0085
TDD/TTY Telephone: (508) 799-1724
Email: talkbook@cwmars.org

Talking Information Center

130 Enterprise Drive
Marshfield, MA 02050
Local Telephone: (781) 834-4400
Toll Free Telephone: (800) 696-9505
Email: general@ticnetwork.com