Supporting children born without eyes or with underdeveloped eyes


There are a range of organisations that can provide you with help and information. Please have a look at the links below.

Action for Blind People
http://www.actionforblindpeople.org.uk

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

Blind Children UK
blindchildrenuk.org.uk

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 charity page on the Charity Commission website.
http://bit.ly/VVzOFw

Citizen's Advice - online guide
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

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