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Family Pages: Visual Impairment

Please see below links to a variety of organisations that support children and young people with visual impairments.

Name of siteWeb addressInformation
RNIBwww.rnib.org.uk• Advice regarding eye conditions
• Benefits and support entitlements
• Technology
• Health, social and educational advice for parents and professionals
RNIB Booksharewww.rnibbookshare.org/ • Online book service for blind or partially sighted children and adults. If you would like a personal login please contact your QTVI.
Clear Visionwww.clearvisionproject.org/ • Postal lending library of children’s books designed to be shared by visually impaired and sighted children and adults.
Scottish Sensory Centrewww.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/ • Information for parents of children with a range of sensory impairments and the professionals who support them.
VICTAwww.victa.org.uk/ • National charity that offers activities and support for children and families.
• Provides grants to support the purchase of equipment to aid a child with a visual impairment.
Guide Dogswww.guidedogs.org.uk • Provide a range of services and activities to promote independence and mobility. This is not just a service for those who have or need a guide dog.
British Blind Sportwww.britishblindsport.org.uk • A charity providing and promoting opportunities for blind and partially sighted children and adults to access, participate and compete in sport.
Royal Society for Blind Childrenwww.rsbc.org.uk • A charity who provide a range of services across England and Wales for blind and partially sighted children and young people, their families, and the professionals who work alongside them.
Seeabilitywww.seeability.org • A charity providing specialist support, accommodation and eye care help for people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss.

 

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