Useful resources

Useful resources for MACS families

Prosthetic Eyes Booklet - Useful prosthetic eye information for parents

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

Medical Leaflet - Information for health professionals

All about MACS Leaflet  - General information resource

All of our fundraising materials, including posters about MACS, 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/

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