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Our Mission

To assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired achieve independence and growth.

NABA is a private, not-for-profit, 501(c) 3 organization, and provides its services to individuals without regard to socioeconomic status, race, religion, gender or age.

NABA is overseen by a Board of Directors and employs over 100 individuals. Additionally, NABA provides a variety of opportunities for volunteers and interns. The agency hosts several fund raising events throughout the year, and publishes Brighter Horizons, a (bi-monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or periodic) newsletter.

How We Help

NABA provides limited services in some counties and throughout the greater Capital Region to residents of Albany, Columbia, Eastern Montgomery, Fulton, Greene, Northern Dutchess, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Southern Saratoga, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, and Washington Counties.

NABA’s vision rehabilitation therapists work in-home and on-site with individuals to develop the skills and techniques that facilitate independent living. Skills taught include household management, financial management, personal care and safe meal preparation.

Individuals also receive training in the use of low vision aids and/or adaptive technology designed for people with little or no vision.

Our Services

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Rehabilitation Services

NABA’s vision rehabilitation therapists work in-home and on-site with individuals to develop the skills and techniques that facilitate independent living.

Manufacturing Services

Our manufacturing department provides a wide range of employment opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals and produces high quality products.

Youth Services

NABA provides recreational programs for children and teens with vision impairments. These programs are designed to expose the youth to new and fun activities.

Upcoming Events

NABA 2019 Visionary Golf Tournament @Wolfert's Roost Country Club

Join us Monday, September 9th 2019 at the Wolfert's Roost Country Club.

LATEST BLOG ARTICLES

NABA STUDENT COORDINATES A UNIQUE SPORTING EVENT

NABA Youth Program student Megan coordinated a unique sporting event that is typically played by blind and visually impaired athletes.

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NORTHEASTERN ASSOCIATION OF THE BLIND (NABA)

Congratulations to NABA Youth Program student Sean Meek for winning the George Roe Athletic Achievement Award presented by the Albany County Youth Bureau. Sean was nominated by NABA staff for his excellence in running, swimming and soccer, as well as his involvement in numerous school and community activities.

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About Us

NABA began on December 7, 1908, when ten blind men and women came together in an effort to overcome the difficulties of adjusting to their vision loss.

Our mission

To assist individuals who are blind or visually impaired achieve independence and growth. This is accomplished by providing services and support that are responsive and flexible to each person’s unique needs.

Northeastern Association of the Blind

301 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206

Contact us: +1 (518) 463 1211
Email Us: info@naba-vision.org
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