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Summary: This section provides information for people who are related to, working with, or supporting people with sight loss. It also provides information for people looking to learn more about sight loss and the prevention of sight loss.
Learn more about looking after your sight and prevention of sight loss.
Tips and advice on caring for and raising a child with a vision impairment.
Information for people who may interact with friends or relatives or colleagues.
Meeting and greeting co-workers and employees with sight loss, as well as guides on training and the hiring process.
Training, teaching and catering for the needs of people with vision impairments in an educational environment. Find an educational pack about sight loss aimed at primary school teachers here too.
Advice for health professionals from all fields on how to best care for a person with sight loss.
Guides on the internal and external built environment and recommendations for signage.
Information on the causes of blindness and statistics from the NCBI register, as well as general information for students on eye conditions, caring for your sight and sports and leisure activities for people with vision impairments.
Learn some basic techniques to help you guide a person with a vision impairment.
Read more about simple hints and tips on ways you can assist a person with sight loss.
Find out how motorists and pedestrians can assist a person who is blind or vision impaired.
Best Practice Guides
We have also produced a number of best practice guides, which will help you to make your services, buildings and information accessible to people who are blind and vision impaired. Read our best practice guides.
Awareness Training Resources
If you would like to improve the service you provide to people who are blind or vision impaired, you can now download a trainer’s manual and a training presentation for use in your organisation.