The Connecticut Council of the Blind (CCB) is a representative organization composed primarily of legally blind individuals. It is an affiliate of the American Council of the Blind.
The mission of the Connecticut Council of the Blind is to work for the betterment of those who are legally blind in all aspects of life. It does this by:
- Providing a forum for the views of the legally blind, from all corners of the state and from all walks of life.
- Elevating the social, economic and cultural level of the legally blind.
- Improving education and rehabilitation facilities.
- Broadening vocational opportunities.
- Encouraging and assisting the legally blind, especially the newly blind, to develop their abilities and potentialities and to assume their responsible place in the community.
- Cooperating with the public and private institutions and agencies of and for the legally blind.
- Providing for the free exchange of ideas, opinions and information relative to matters of concern to legally blind individuals through publications.
- Conducting a program of education for the public, aimed toward improving the understanding of the problems of blindness and of the capabilities of legally blind people.
Questions or comments regarding the Connecticut Council of the Blind may be directed to:
Ms. Marcia Nigro
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