Useful resources

Useful resources for MACS families

My Eye Man - A book to help young children understand the process of fitting prosthetic eyes

What makes you, you? - A book to help young children understand that being different means being extraordinary

Prosthetic Eyes Booklet - Useful prosthetic eye information for parents

Medical Leaflet - Information for health professionals

All about MACS Leaflet  - General information resource

All of our fundraising materials, including posters and sponsorship forms, can be found at the bottom of our fundraising page, here.

Useful websites

Ableize Children's Health Directory http://www.ableize.com/children/children-s-health/

British Blind Sport http://britishblindsport.org.uk

Calibre Audio Library - provides a subscription-free postal & streaming service of audio books for visually impaired people www.calibre.org.uk

Changing Faces - a UK charity that supports and represents people who have disfigurements of the face or body www.changingfaces.org.uk

Charity Commission - MACS page on the Charity Commission website

Citizen's Advice online guide https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/

Council for Disabled Children www.councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/

Counselling Directory www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Department for Education http://www.education.gov.uk/

England Athletics - find a guide runner - http://www.englandathletics.org/

Equality and Human Rights Commission http://www.equalityhumanrights.com

Family Rights Group - a charity advising families involved with children's services http://www.frg.org.uk/

Force Tenco - Specialists in Sensory Loss & Hearing Loop systems and Daily Living and Mobility Aids http://www.forcetenco.co.uk

Guide Dogs http://www.guidedogs.org.uk/

Henshaws Society for Blind People - a charity for blind and visually impaired people in the North of England http://www.henshaws.org.uk/

Humanware - providing products designed to maximize independence in blind and visually impaired people http://www.humanware.com/en-united_kingdom/home

ICAN - The International Children's Anophthalmia Network (MACS' US equivalent) http://www.anophthalmia.org/

IPSEA - Independent Parental Special Education Advice http://www.ipsea.org.uk/

Money Advice Service - Advice on sickness and disability benefits in the UK  www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en/articles/disability-and-sickness-benefits-check-your-entitlements

Metro Blind Sports - London-based charity encouraging participation in sports http://www.metroblindsport.org/

National Artificial Eye Service http://www.naes.nhs.uk/

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 http://www.qac.ac.uk/sightvillage/

Robin Brammar - this is a UK site which demonstrates how artificial eyes are made and fitted http://www.robinbrammar.co.uk/

Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) http://www.rnib.org.uk

SEN Legal - Leading experts in education law http://www.senlegal.co.uk/

Sight and Sound - Solutions and equipment for blind and visually impaired people. http://www.sightandsound.co.uk/

SOS!SEN - The Independent Helpline for Special Educational Needs http://www.sossen.org.uk/

Therapy Directory - a directory of professionally registered complementary and alternative therapists http://www.therapy-directory.org.uk

VICTA - a charity providing support for visually impaired children and their families http://www.victa.org.uk

VISION 2020 UK - umbrella organisation leading on the UK Vision Strategy http://www.vision2020uk.org.uk/

Wonderbaby - a US project helping parents of young children with visual impairments & multiple disabilities http://www.WonderBaby.org