NFB Training Centers

The National Federation of the Blind is proudly affiliated with the country’s leading training centers for the blind, which offer a variety of programs for all ages that help build blindness skills and encourage independence. For contact information, please visit

Additional Resources

General Connecticut Resources:

Name of ResourceWebsite
The Bureau of Education and Services for the Blind (BESB)
Connecticut State Independent Living Council
Disability Rights Connecticut, Inc.
The Connecticut Radio Information System
The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Connecticut Transportation Services:

Name of ResourceWebsiteNotes
Bureau of Education Servvices for the Blind Transportation resources 
CT Transit 
CT Transit Reduced fare program 
Paratransit Service by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, paratransit van services are provided in all areas with local fixed route bus services for people who can't use the local bus system due to their disability. Click here for a state wide application.
Way to go CT 

Guide Dog Schools:

Name of ResourceWebsite
Guide dog Foundation
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Guiding Eyes for the Blind
Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation
The Seeing eye Institute