American Council of the Blind of Oregon

American Council of the Blind of Oregon
Oregon Council Of The Blind

This is where you can find out about the American Council Of The Blind of Oregon/Oregon Council Of The Blind. The ACB of Oregon is the Oregon state affiliate of the American Council of the Blind..

Formerly known as the "Oregon Council of the Blind", we are now known as "ACB of Oregon doing business as the Oregon Council of the Blind."

The American Council Of The Blind of Oregon is composed of about 185 concerned Oregonians dedicated to helping Visually Impaired and Blind people in Oregon. The ACB of Oregon is the blind of Oregon helping the blind of Oregon.

The AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND is the nations largest and fastest growing consumer organization of visually impaired and blind people.

If you would like to know more about the AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND you can visit their Web Page. THE AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND


The Stylus

The Stylus is the newsletter for the American Council of the Blind of Oregon. It is edited by Teresa Christian. If you would like to know more about what is going on at the chapter level you can find out more by reading the Stylus.

Read the current issue of the Stylus

Plan for the

63rd Annual ACB of Oregon
State Convention

Coos Bay, Oregon

October 20-22, 2017

Click to download the Registration Form

Friday - October 20, 2017 - Board meeting starts at 1:00pm, then join us in front of hotel to demonstrate for White Cane Safety Day.

Friday night dinner is on your own, them come to the convention room for dessert social and karroke.

Saturday - October 21, 2017 - Convention starts at 9:00AM.

Saturday night after the banquet, join us for a musical jam session and singing.

Sunday - October 21, 2017 - Membership meeting starts at 9:00AM.

Questions? - You can contact ACB of Oregon President, James Edwards
Phone: 541-404-8214 Email the president, James Edwards

Please Donate

Here is your opportunity to help the American Council of the Blind of Oregon continue to advocate and represent the interests of blind individuals. Please donate to the ACB of Oregon. The button below will allow you to make an online donation. We are a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Money donated to the ACB of Oregon is a qualified charitable tax deduction.

Our Federal Id Number is: 93-6022790

ACB of Oregon Convention Sponsors

Central Print & ReprographicCentral Print & Reprographic
Don and Rhonda Smith
47 W. 5th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401
(541) 342-3624
*Donation: Program in Print Format - $300 Value




King Estate






King Estate Winery
80854 Territorial Hwy
Eugene, OR 97405
(541) 942-9874
Visitor Center Reservations:
(541) 685-5189
*Donation: Friday Evening Wine Tasting - $500 Value


Starvire Lumber Co.Starfire Lumber
Rob Thomas
2795 Mosby Creek Road
Cottage Grove, Oregon
(541) 942-0168                                                             
*Donation: $1,000 to sponsor our Keynote Speaker




Uber Oregon
Gabriela Bater: Marketing Manager
*Donation: $840 to sponsor 70 Saturday Lunches




Donald Slayton, Attorney at Law

Donald R. Slayton, Attorney at Law
142 W 8th Ave.
Eugene, Oregon 97401
Phone: (541) 485-4942
FAX (541) 485-7742
*Donation: $89.85 to sponsor 3 Saturday Banquet Dinners

the American Council of the Blind of Oregon

You have two choices to donate your car to the American Council of the Blind of Oregon. Each will pick up your old car. Donating to a tax exempt organization can result in a tax deduction. Consult your tax advisor.

Vehicle Donation Program

Option 1

Blind Car Donation


Phone: 888-209-2818


Option 2

Donate Car USA


Phone: 800-708-7742


To discuss a vehicle donation with a member of The American Council of the Blind of Oregon contact the president of the American Council of the Blind of Oregon, James Edwards by phoning him at: 541-404-8214. Email the President, James Edwards

Or call the treasurer of ACB of Oregon, Sue Schwab at: (503) 871-6175. Email the ACB of Oregon's Treasurer

Automobile donations are an incredibly fast and easy way to help the American Council of the Blind of Oregon. Your car donations help support our vital work and are an easy way for you to get rid of an unwanted vehicle. Donate your car today. Call 888-209-2818 or 800-708-7742.

Thank You



If you would like to become a Regular Member or an Associate member of the American Council of the Blind of Oregon, you can join a local Chapter or you can contact our Secretary Darian Slayton Fleming.

Phone: 503-253-9543 (home)
503-522-3272 (cell)
Email the Secretary

To find a list of Chapters check out
Contact the American Council Of The Blind of Oregon


Check Out These Websites

Here are some interesting web sites to take a look at. If you have a site you think might be of interest to ACB of Oregon members please send it to the Web Master for consideration. Email ACB of Oregon's Web Master


Ken Twergo
The Low Vision Store

300 NE 117th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98684

Phone: 360-254-3344
Fax: 360-254-3892
Toll Free: 888-216-1912

The Low Vision Store's Web page

Welcome to The Low Vision Store

The Low Vision Store has been offering products for vision independence for fifteen years. We are proud to offer the very best in video magnifiers (CCTVs) coupled with exceptional personal service.

Owners Ken Twergo and Patty White work worldwide from offices and a showroom in Vancouver, Washington.
Their uniquely personal low vision venture has earned them the respect of thousands of families, as well as the trust and consultation of retinal doctors, low vision product manufacturers, public agency professionals, teachers, and those who help older adults cope with macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and other sight threatening conditions.


This page is devoted to games specifically designed for vision-impaired and blind players.

Check out the Spoonbill Products Page, and click on the Blind-gamers link. Spoonbill Products Page The announcement of products and services on this page should not be considered an endorsement of those products and services by the American Council of the Blind of Oregon, its staff or elected officials. Products and services are listed free of charge for the benefit of our readers. "The ACB of Oregon" cannot be responsible for the reliability of products or services mentioned.


Last updated on August 21, 2016
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