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Internet E-mail Lists for Retinal Degeneration

Here are opportunities to communicate by e-mail with groups of people who share various retinal degenerative conditions. Subscription is free, and membership can be anywhere from twenty to a thousand.

Blind-side – discussion about anything related to current events, celebrities, and other newsworthy topics among the blind and visually impaired.
To subscribe, send a blank message to blind-side-subscribe@smartgroups.com.

bsports – discussion of topics dealing specifically with sports for the blind.
To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE BSPORTS (Your First and Last Name) to listserv@nfbcal.org.
E-mail: jmeddaug@nfbcal.org
Listowner: J.J. Meddaugh

MDList – for personal and technical discussions with over 400 people affected by macular degeneration and related conditions.
To subscribe, send a blank message to mdlist@mdsupport.org with SUBSCRIBE in the subject window. For more information about MDList, select this link.
List owner: Dan Roberts.

NABS-L – for National Alliance of Blind Students symposium.
To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE NABS-L (Your First & Last Name) to listserv@vmd.cso.uiuc.edu.

OANDM – discussion of topics related to orientation and mobility.
To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE OANDM (Your First & Last Name) to listserv@msu.edu.

RET-PIG – retinitis pigmentosa, medical and research oriented.
To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE RET-PIG (Your First & Last Name) to listserv@nic.surfnet.nl.
E-mail: ret-pig-request@nic.surfnet.nl.

RP Fresh Sight – an Internet discussion board for teens with retinitis pigmentosa and similar diseases.
To subscribe, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/RP_Fresh_Sight.

RPLIST – support and information regarding all retinal degenerations.
To subscribe, send the message SUBSCRIBE RPLIST (Your First & Last Name) to LISTSERV@listserv.icors.org.
E-mail: RPLIST-REQUEST@listserv.icors.org.