The Accessible Friends Network
Voluntary group who use email, the internet, voice conferencing and other resources to improve the quality of life for blind and visually impaired people and their partners, by networking.
Blind in Business
A UK wide charity that helps fund blind and partially sighted students into employment through a range of training programmes.
Aims to help blind and partially sighted people sail at all levels. Includes a guide to their training and coaching, from beginner to competitive levels, events calendar, news, and contacts.
The Eyecare Trust -
Offers eye care information and advice including treatments plus explains eye diseases, injuries and disabilities.
Fight For Sight
Charity which funds research into the prevention and treatment of blindness and eye disorders. Contains research news and fundraising information.
Formed by a group of parents with children with small formed eyes, known as microphthalmia. Offers advice and useful information plus contacts.
National charity for anyone affected by central vision loss. Provides free information and support to improve lives today and funds research.
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Presents patient information and details of eye care and eye disorders, from one of the world's leading eye hospitals.
National Artificial Eye Service -
Provides a manufacturing and fitting service for the supply of ocular prostheses to all eligible patients throughout England. Includes FAQ and information for patients on what to expect.
National Eye Research Centre
UK charity which raises money to fund research into the causes of eye disease, the development of treatments and the prevention of blindness.
The Nystagmus Network
A self help organisation offering support and information to people with nystagmus. Includes a members forum.
The world’s third foundation devoted to the welfare of blind people; includes a guide to their services for people with visual impairment and other disabilities, including their school, services for young adults, care home for older people, and the Scottish Braille Press.
RP Fighting Blindness
Known as the British Retinitis Pigmentosa Society. Learn about RP plus helpline and research details.
Provides a range of services and training to assist blind and visually impaired people to reach their full potential. Includes donation details and how they can assist.
St Paul's Eye Appeal
Eye charity supporting research in St Paul's Eye Hospital and Unit, Liverpool into the prevention of blindness caused by AMD, corneal scarring, diabetes, glaucoma, melanoma, PVR and malaria.
An organisation supporting blind and visually impaired people in Glasgow and the West of Scotland for over 150 years; provides a guide to their programmes and services, information resources, local contacts, and how to support their work.
Vision 2020 UK
Umbrella organisation which facilitates greater collaboration and co-operation between vision impairment organisations within the UK.
Provides information, services and support to around 6000 blind and visually impaired people in the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland areas.
Wales Council for the Blind
Campaigns, lobbies and supports blind and visually impaired people in both the workplace and society within Wales. Read articles, details of their work and current campaigns.
Tom Lorimer provides a hand picked selection of links of interest to those with visual impairment.