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Our Vision Impairment Book Recommendations
for Vision Impairment in Children
Books about Visual Impairment
Groupsfor Children's Vision Impairment
Support Groups and Listservs
for Children's Visual Impairment
on Vision Impairment
of Prematurity Page
This page has discusses the causes, classifications, risk factors
and treatments associated with Retinopathy of Prematurity, a leading cause
of visual impairment in premature infants.
Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
This is a medical dictionary (available in English, Japanese and Italian)
which provides information about etiology, prevention and treatment about
a multitude of medical conditions, including eye diseases.
A Mother's View
Mailing list, useful list of resources and personal journal.
Federation of the Blind
With more than 50,000 members, the NFB improves blind peoples lives
through advocacy, education, research, technology, and programs encouraging
independence and self-confidence. The NFB has affiliates in all fifty
states and over seven hundred local chapters.
Academy of Ophthalmology - Medem
Useful overview of amblyopia, strabismus, etc.
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper 's overview of strabismus and treatment.
- A Parent's Guide to Resources About Visual Impairments
A comprehensive list of resources for visual impairments and assistive
technologies; including online resources, books, magazines, education,
medical and legal organizations, and assistive technologies.
American Academy of
Article abstracts, news, etc for professional ophthalmologists.
ROP information and resources compiled by Sarah Blake, who was born premature
and has ROP.
Websites for Children's Vision Impairment
News related to screen magnification for low vision.
Resources for older visually impaired children recommended by Betsy
Walker, owner of the V.I. Guide.
Braille Remote Learning (BRL)
You can learn braille on-line via the BRL site.
for Visually Handicapped
You can borrow large print books for free, with the $12 catalog.
for the Blind (AFB)
A good source for information on books and other resources.
for Blind Youth in Science Web Portal
Non-visual science resources for students, teachers and parents.
Resource Guide for Individuals with Vision Difficulties and Impairments
Settings, tutorials and technology suggestions for people with visual
disabilities and other handicaps.
Texas School for the
Blind and Visually Impaired
An excellent all-around site if you're interested in how your child can
learn "regular ed" and vision-related curriculum in grades K-12
An excellent article on Orientation and Mobility.
Guide to Assist Students with Visual Impairments in Meeting Curriculum
Suggestions how assistive technology such as a screen reader or screen
magnification program can be used in the classroom.