Civil Rights Issues Facing the 
Blind and Visually Impaired in Illinois

The Illinois Advisory Committee to the 
United States Commission on Civil Rights

June 1999

A report of the Illinois Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights prepared for the information and consideration of the Commission. This report will be considered by the Commission and the Commission will make public its reaction. The observations and recommendations in this report should not be attributed to the Commission but only to the Illinois Advisory Committee.


Commission Information

Illinois State Advisory Committee Members

Letter of Transmittal

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Advocacy Groups of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Chapter 3: Service Providers to the Blind and Visually Impaired

Chapter 4: Advocacy Groups and Individuals for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Chapter 5: Federal Enforcement Agencies

Chapter 6. Conference Summary