All About Vision
This website was launched in January 2000 to provide consumers with an independent source of trustworthy information on eye health and vision correction options.
American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
The organization's goals are to advance the quality of children's eye care, support the training of pediatric ophthalmologists, support research activities in pediatric ophthalmology, and advance the care of adults with strabismus. The mission of AAPOS is to promote the highest quality medical and surgical eye care worldwide for children and for adults with strabismus.
Arizona Department of Health Services
- GD-100-PHS-WCH: Vision Screening Guidelines for Children
The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) works to improve health outcomes of all children in Arizona. As the state agency charged with responsibility for overseeing children’s health issues, the Department supports actions for the benefit of children’s health by setting programmatic policy and making procedural recommendations. These guidelines were developed with the advice and contributions of the ADHS Vision Screening Guidelines Task Force. A facilitated process of reviewing professional recommendations and related literature was conducted over three meetings in 2009 and 2010. A final review was conducted by a panel of stakeholders with interest and experience in vision screening of children.
Association for Retinopathy of Prematurity and Related Diseases
The Mission of the Vision Research ROPARD Foundation is to support research, programs and services designed to prevent, treat and/or provide adaptive resources to patients of all ages affected by vision threatening retinal disease and their family members through research, educational programs for patients, family members, general public, physician educational programs, and community support programs; such as, the Children’s Low Vision Resource Center.
Children’s Eye Foundation
For more than forty years, the Children's Eye Foundation has been dedicated to our mission to the elimination of preventable blindness in children through educational programs and advocacy.
Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairment
The mission of the Delta Gamma Center for Children with Visual Impairments is to help children who are blind or visually impaired reach their full potential through family-centered and specialized services and support. The center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Provides trusted, valuable and medically accurate information about eye diseases, conditions and injuries, tips to maintaining healthy vision, and educates the public about the importance of eye health and empowers them to preserve healthy vision.
Care 4 Kids
Eye Care 4 Kids provides professional eyecare to low income, visually impaired children and underserved families.
Foundation Fighting Blindness
The Foundation provides information and outreach programs for patients, families and professionals. The mission of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, Inc. is to drive the research that will provide preventions, treatments and cures for people affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases.
Institute for Families - Providing help for families of children
with vision loss
Institute for Families is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing counseling and support services to families of children diagnosed with vision loss. All services are provided at no cost to families and professionals.
NYC based organization provides information and services to those with low vision. The Lighthouse sells products through its on-line Low Vision Store.
Lions Clubs International
Community service organization with special dedication to the needs of those with low vision. Lions Clubs support vision screenings, eyeglass recycling, guide dogs, and other programs. The Web site includes a locator to find local and international clubs.
for Eye and Vision Research
NAEVR is a non-profit advocacy group that encourages public education and funding for vision-related research and Advocates for Increased Federal Funding for Eye and Vision Research.
National Association for the Parents of Children
with Visual Impairments (NAPVI)
NAVPI is a nonprofit organization by and for parents that helps parents find information and locate resources for their children. It also advocates on a national level for the resources necessary to educate children with visual impairments.
National Eye Institute
NIH center whose mission is to protect and prolong eyesight of Americans. Website has information on diseases as well as treatments, current research, and relevant news.
National Federation of the Blind
National Federation of the Blind offers publications, resources and support for the low vision and blind community.
Project Vision Hawaii
Project VISION is a mobile screening unit that provides free vision screenings and advocates for the early detection of eye diseases and disorders.
Prevent Blindness America
Prevent Blindness America is a national organization that supports research, provides education, advocacy, and vision screenings.
Research to Prevent Blindness
Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) is the leading voluntary health organization supporting eye research directed at the prevention, treatment or eradication of all diseases that threaten vision.
Sight Savers International
Sight Savers International provides tools, training, education, and advocacy on an international level to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people to live independently with vision loss.
The Vision of Children Foundation
The Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) is a non-profit organization that funds cutting-edge research focused on developing treatments and/or finding cures for hereditary blindness. They provide education and support for a worldwide network of families affected by vision disorders, and provide state-of-the-art handheld video magnifiers to assist low-vision students in U.S. schools.
Vision To Learn
Vision To Learn provides children with free eye exams and free glasses by bringing its mobile eye clinics to schools and to other neighborhood youth and community organizations.
WonderBaby.org is dedicated to helping parents of young children with visual impairments as well as children with multiple disabilities. You'll find a database of articles written by parents who want to share with others what they've learned about playing with and teaching a blind child, as well as links to meaningful resources and ways to connect with other families.