The Public Advisory Council (PAC) consists of leading advocacy, policy and consumer organizations in the field of sensory disabilities.  The PAC functions to provide feedback to the project about the development and implementation of the project curriculum towards reflecting the most rigorous and recent knowledge base, and the progress of the project toward meeting its goals. 

The following organizations have committed to being members of the PAC.  For more information on PAC participation, please contact

American Foundation for the Blind

American Printing House for the Blind

American Society for Deaf Children

Association of College Educators - Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

Association of State Education Consultants for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Council on Education of the Deaf

Council of Schools for the Blind

Deaf Education Consultants in State Education Agencies

Hands and Voices

Higher Education Consortium for Special Education

National Center on Deaf-Blindness

National Federation of the Blind

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision

Teaching Research Institute