Our mission is to empower the blind and visually-impaired people of New Mexico to achieve their highest potential.
We believe that with proper training and encouragement, a blind person can be gainfully employed in the career of their choice, raise a family, participate in community clubs and other organizations, and in all ways enjoy life to the fullest. We accomplish our mission by:
- Educating the public about blindness and the abilities of blind people.
- Providing support and resources to blind individuals and their families.
- Advocating on behalf of blind individuals in a variety of areas, including special education, vocational rehabilitation, independent living, and assistive technology.
- Providing assistance to parents to obtain appropriate special education services and instruction for blind children, including instruction in Braille.
- Advocating with local and state government to promote the rights of blind people.
- Advocating on behalf of blind seniors who are losing vision due to conditions such as macular degeneration.
- Addressing issues of concern to persons who are blind or visually impaired who have conditions such as Retinopathy of prematurity, septo-optic dysplasia, Cortical visual Impairment, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy.
- Bringing blind people together to work toward a common purpose.
- Collaborating with other organizations to achieve our common goals.
Non-24 And So Much More!
The Albuquerque Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind of New Mexico is pleased to invite you to an event which we are calling Non-24 And So Much More! There is no cost for you to attend.
Click here for a Word version of the full invitation letter and the RSVP form.
- When: Saturday, October 14, 2017 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
- Where: Albuquerque Main Public Library
Lower Level Auditorium
501 Copper Ave. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: (505) 768-5170