Supporting children born without eyes or with underdeveloped eyes

There are a range of organisations that can provide you with help and information. Please have a look at the links below.

Action for Blind People

Ableize Children's Health Directory

Blind Children UK

British Blind Sport

Calibre Audio Library - provides a subscription-free postal & streaming service of audio books for visually impaired people

Changing Faces - a UK charity that supports and represents people who have disfigurements of the face or body

Charity Commission - MACS charity page on the Charity Commission website.

Citizen's Advice - online guide

Council for Disabled Children

Counselling Directory

Department for Education

England Athletics - find a guide runner

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Family Rights Group - a charity advising families involved with children's services.

Force Tenco - Specialists in Sensory Loss & Hearing Loop systems and Daily Living and Mobility Aids.

Henshaws Society for Blind People - a charity for blind and visually impaired people in the North of England.

Humanware - providing products designed to maximize independence in blind and visually impaired people.

ICAN - The International Children's Anophthalmia Network (MACS' US equivalent)

IPSEA - Independent Parental Special Education Advice

Metro Blind Sports - London-based charity encouraging participation in sports

National Artificial Eye Service

QAC Sight Village - QAC organises QAC Sight Village events in England & Scotland, showcasing technology, support and services for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Robin Brammar - this is a UK site which demonstrates how artificial eyes are made and fitted.

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)

SEN Legal - Leading experts in education law

Sight and Sound - Solutions and equipment for blind and visually impaired people.

SOS!SEN - The Independent Helpline for Special Educational Needs

Therapy Directory - a directory of professionally registered complementary and alternative therapists.

VICTA - a charity providing support for visually impaired children and their families.

VISION 2020 UK - umbrella organisation leading on the UK Vision Strategy

Wonderbaby - a US project helping parents of young children with visual impairments & multiple disabilities