Charities

The following charities provide advice and support for parents and professionals which are working to improve lives of children with visual impairments. The list is not comprehensive and Sight Line provides a more detailed directory.  BIPOSA is providing links as a resource point, and will not accept responsibility for content

 

Nystagmus Network - run by families and patients affected by nystagmus

 

Guide Dogs: Children's & Young People's Services - formally Blind Children UK, now part of the Guide Dogs charity

 

Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support (MACS) - charity that provides support and advice to parents

 

Fight for Sight - charity that funds research projects into preventing blindness

 

VisionUK Starting Point - A guide for parents of children with a vision impairment

 

 

British & Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association