The following charities provide advice and support for parents and professionals which are working to improve lives of children with visual impairments.


The list is not comprehensive and Sight Line provides a more detailed directory.  BIPOSA is providing links as a resource point, and will not accept responsibility for content of external sites


Nystagmus Network - run by families and patients affected by nystagmus


Guide Dogs: Children's & Young People's Services - formally Blind Children UK, now part of the Guide Dogs charity


Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia & Coloboma Support (MACS) - charity that provides support and advice to parents


Fight for Sight - charity that funds research projects into preventing blindness


VisionUK Starting Point - A guide for parents of children with a vision impairment



British & Irish Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Association