Where can I find support for blind and partially sighted parents?

Disability, pregnancy and parenthood is a website where you can find practical information, advice, peer support and advocacy. You can contact them:

Henshaws offer support for parents, you can find out more information on their children and families web pages.

RNIB's Children, young people and families team can connect you with support groups and local events for families, for further information email [email protected].

Guide Dogs offer family events, specifically arranged for children with a vision impairment and their families around the UK. To find out more about events near you, visit the Guide Dogs children and families web pages.

The following groups may also be of interest as they are run by parents for parents:

Blind Mums Connect - yahoo group links visually impaired mums from all over the UK, so they can share information and support one another. For membership or associate membership forms and an eZine, contact [email protected]

Facebook - blind mums connect - keeps you in touch with support for parents with sight loss. You can also tweet @blindmums to get in touch.

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