Blindness and Visual Impairment

From All Rights (Kol-Zchut) (www.kolzchut.org.il)

This portal contains extensive information regarding the rights of the blind and visually impaired.

In Israel approximately 24,000 people are considered blind (as of 01.01.2010). The Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services issues a Certificate of Blindness/Visual Impairment, which entitles the holder to various rights and benefits detailed in this portal.


Aid organizations

  • For a comprehensive categorized listing of healthcare organizations offering assistance and support for the blind and visually impaired, click here.
  • For a comprehensive categorized listing of healthcare organizations offering assistance and support see: People with Disabilities/Aid Organizations.

Government agencies

Court Rulings

Laws & Regulations

Additional publications

Credits

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