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Retinitis Pigmentosa International
P.O. Box 900
Woodland Hills, CA 91365
The Retinitis Pigmentosa International (RPI) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting research to find effective treatments and cures for retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, and other degenerative eye diseases. The organization promotes the education of family members, friends, physicians, and educators about the special needs of people who are visually impaired. It maintains an ongoing public awareness campaign and supports its human service programs, including its school for the blind, audio vision talking greeting cards, and TheatreVision (accessible movies for blind individuals). Established in 1972, Retinitis Pigmentosa International offers facilities that demonstrate visual aids for people who are partially-sighted and provides personal counseling, psychological counseling, and mobility training. The organization provides referrals to genetic counselors and support groups and offers a variety of educational materials including a regular newsletter and brochures.
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