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 – sightline

BIPOSA is providing links as a resource point, and will not accept responsibility for content of external sites.

Nystagmus Network

Run by families and patients affected by nystagmus

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Guide Dogs: Children’s & Young Peoples Services

Formally Blind Children UK, now part of the Guide Dogs charity

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Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support (MACS)

Charity that provides support and advice to parents

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Fight for Sight

Charity that funds research projects into preventing blindness

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Support and information for families

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Royal Society for Blind Children

Offers support and practical advice for families

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