AFB DirectConnect provides user-friendly, targeted updates and alerts on public policy issues relating to blindness and visual impairment.

Stay informed about:

  • Education policy, including the reauthorization of IDEA and the proposed Alice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act
  • Accessibility issues relating to the Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA), Section 508, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), and more!

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