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

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 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

Guide Dogs

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

Money Advice Service - Advice on sickness and disability benefits in the UK

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