Our vision is a world in which children and young people who are blind or vision impaired are able to reach their full potential.

Below are links to a number of very useful resources from our colleagues across the sector.


  • The Sight Advice FAQ is a comprehensive resource, answering questions about living with sight loss, eye health or being newly diagnosed with a sight condition. This includes those who are supporting people through their sight loss journey, including parents, partners, carers and friends.

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  • The Sight Loss MOT is both a useful information resource for parents and carers and an assessment framework that enables professionals working in the Children and Young People’s Vision Impairment sector to support families they are working with.

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  • The Student Support Service supports blind and partially sighted students aged 11+ to get the most out of their secondary, college and university education.

    The webpages have a range of resources and information for students, parents and carers and professionals, on everything related to 11+, post 16 and university education.

    For help call or email the Student Support Line.

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  • As part of Guide Dogs Children and Family Services, help is offered to families when choosing the best technology to support a child. Because Guide Dogs work with other agencies, suppliers, and organisations, the advice is comprehensive and up-to-date.

    For help call or email Tech for All.

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  • Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is financial support to cover the study-related costs you have because of a disability, including vision impairment.

    Help if you’re a student with a learning difficulty, health problem or disability: Disabled Students’ Allowance – GOV.UK

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