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Greater New York Council of the Blind

A chapter of the American Council of the Blind of New York; An affiliate of the American Council of the Blind

A self-help organization dedicated to improving the lifestyle and independence of the blind and visually impaired

Working in New York, Our Members Have:

Things We Are Doing

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Recent Things We Have Done

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Upcoming Events

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Our Meetings

The Greater New York Council of the Blind meets on the first Saturday of the month from 2:00-4:00 at the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library. Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our meetings will be held via teleconference until further notice. Feel free to join us by calling (717) 275-8941 Access Code: 2369677. Upcoming meeting dates are Nov. 7 and Dec. 5. All are welcome! Come on out and help shape the world!

Board of Directors:

President: Terence Page
Vice President: Barbara Robins
Treasurer: Gail Sussman
Recording Secretary: Shanel Cherry-Mitchell
Corresponding Secretary: Rachel Graff
Delegate / Legislative Representative: Fitz Martin
Board Members: Victor Andrews, Karen Kacen, Sal Moscato, Ellen Rubin
Immediate Past President: Bob White

Articles Written By Our Members

Resources

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Community Events

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Entertainment

Audio Theatre Online: Find out how you can listen to audio theatre TDF Stages Article: 5 Stories That Capture the Irreplaceable Joy of Live Theatre

Audio Description is available for select performances at the following theaters. Listening devices are issued which transmit a trained describer's description of what's happening on stage.

Accessible Museums in NYC

Activities

Health Matters

This section of our site is dedicated to the health and well-being of blind and visually impaired persons.

Life Apps

Important Help Desk Phone Numbers

Useful Web Sites

Organizations That Can Help

FYI

Archives

Link to Archives

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Contact Us

For questions regarding the Greater New York Council of the Blind, email our President

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The Greater New York Council of the Blind is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.