American Council of the Blind

General Information

American Council of the Blind
1703 North Beauregard Street
Alexandria Virginia 1 22311
(202) 467 5081

Brief Description

The American Council of the Blind strives to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.


Kelly Gasque, Executive Assistant & Multimedia Design Specialist,

Eric Bridges, Executive Director,

Kim Charlson, President,

Services Offered

  • Financial Assistance
    • ACB offers scholarships to college-bound students who are legally blind in both eyes, maintain a 3.3 grade-point average, and be active in school and community activities.

  • Information and Referral
    • Provides information and referral on all aspects of blindness, public education and awareness training, and on programs and services in the blindness field and laws affecting blind persons.