Affiliate News

CCLVI Scholarships

The Council of Citizens with Low Vision International (CCLVI) will award three scholarships in the amount of $3,000 each to full-time entering freshmen, undergraduate and graduate students who are low vision, maintain a strong GPA and are involved in their school/local community. 
Application materials must be received by March 1.  Scholarship monies will be awarded for the 2013-2014 academic year.  To read the scholarship guidelines and complete an online application, please visit and click on the "CCLVI Scholarship Programs" link.
Applications will be available to submit online until March 1 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.  If you have questions, contact CCLVI at 1-800-733-2258.

New Chapter for Those with Cerebral Palsy

My name is Alexander Kaiser; I'm a young blind adult with cerebral palsy.  I would like to form a special-interest affiliate of the American Council of the Blind to provide legislative advocacy, support independence, to mentor others, to develop better social opportunities, work with problems in rehabilitation for people who are blind who also have cerebral palsy, and to research social problems and find solutions.  Meetings will be held by conference call on the first Sunday of the month, starting with Jan. 6, 2013 at 3 p.m. Eastern time.  Dial (567) 314-5605 and use access code 999999#. If you are interested in joining me to create this affiliate, contact me by braille letter, cell phone, or e-mail at: Attention: Mr. Alexander Scott Kaiser, 3928 NW 89th Ave., Coral Springs, FL 33065, cell phone (954) 594-2710, alternate phone (386) 258-9440, e-mail