E.I.E.S - convenient access to the printed word, to those individuals whose ability to read is severely impaired by a visual disability. Access is provided by utilizing state of the art electronic technology, including, but not limited to radio, cable TV/FM systems, and telephones and computerized telecommunications.
Concordia Learning Center - Formally St. Joseph's School for the Blind, the purpose of the school is to serve severely handicapped blind children. Service to the multi-handicapped was started in 1962, when it was realized that these blind children were not being cared for by any other agency. The children have, in addition to their blindness, one or more of the following handicaps: epilepsy, brain damage, cerebral palsy, emotional problems, muteness and deafness. The ultimate purpose is to educate children, multiple handicapped blind, to the extent of their ability to learn, to train them in the activities of daily living and to provide pre-vocational training.
Pathways to Independence, Inc. - to provide program services to adults with disabilities. These programs shall provide individuals with the skills necessary to reach the most independent level of functioning possible for each person. It is the intent of the program to provide individuals with disabilities the opportunity to earn an income and to maximize independent living skills. Services will be provided throughout the State of N.J. with the primary emphasis in Hudson and Bergen Counties.
Camp Marcella - The camp is located in Rockaway Township, and was founded by a group of private citizens interested in providing such a facility for the blind children. The New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired cooperates with the private foundation in providing the physical needs of the camp. Lions’ members and Clubs provide financial help and also physical labor in preparing the camp for its opening each spring. A two-week camping experience is provided each summer for more than 300 young blind children, ages 5-16.
Camp Fatima of NJ - New Jersey's only all volunteer one to one camp for the developmentally disabled. We provide a two week summer program for children with disabilities and four weekend sessions for adults with disabilities in the Fall and the Spring. We are a non- profit organization that exists soley on donations and no one is charged to attend our camps.
The Eye Institute of NJ - The Institute comprises ophthalmic surgeons, researchers, ophthalmic surgeons-in-training, administrators, and ancillary staff(such as ophthalmic technicians). We are dedicated to providing outstanding compassionate patient care, teaching current and future providers of eye care, and developing cures for blindness. This site provides comprehensive information on our faculty members, eye-care professionals, patient-care services, research, residency training programs, and continuing education curriculum.