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Clearvision Project (1006276)

Address:

Linden Lodge School 61 Princes Way
London
London
Tel (Main): 020 8789 9575
Email: info@clearvisionproject.org
Website: www.clearvisionproject.org

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

A national postal lending library of children's books in print and braille that can be used by either visually impaired children who are,or will be,learning braille, or by braille reading adults sharing books with sighted children.

Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Trust (1026033)

Address:

78 Quantock Road
Worthing
West Sussex
Email: support@dancingeyes.org.uk
Website: www.dancingeyes.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

The Dancing Eye Syndrome Support Group was formed in 1988 with the principal aim of providing a link for parents of children with D.E.S. both locally and nationally. It became a trust in 1997. It gives parents who may feel isolated an opportunity to talk to others who are in the same situation as themselves and who may have already experienced similar problems. In this way members can provide mutual support and encouragement to parents whose children have been recently diagnosed. The trust arranges meetings for members and produces a newsletter containing information and ideas which could be useful for families.

Deaf and Blind - The National Deafblind and Rubella Association (Sense) (1002937)

Address:

101 Pentonville Road
London
London
Tel (Main): 0845 127 0060
Fax: 0845 127 0061
Email: info@sense.org.uk
Website: www.sense.org.uk www.sense.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

Sense is the leading national charity that supports and campaigns for children and adults who are deafblind. We provide expert advice and information as well as specialist services to deafblind people, their families, carers and the professionals who work

Doves (1026522)

Address:

Specialist Advisory Service The Woodside Centre The Commons
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
Tel (Main): 01707 320697
Fax: 01707 339151
Email:
Website:

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

Doves are early years' groups run by the Specialist Advisory Service for parents and carers of those babies and pre-school children (0-4 years) where a visual impairment is the primary need. Each group is run by teachers and early years practitioners specialising in the education and support of visually impaired children. Children are welcome to attend more than one group. The groups provide: * a safe environment for children with visual impairments to play together. * help and advice on developmental issues. * a better understanding of the eye condition and its effect on development. * ideas on suitable activities to help children progress. * an opportunity to discuss parental concerns regarding access to education.

Look Essex (1004286)

Address:

PO Box 2092
Wickford
Essex
Tel (Main): 07790 810945
Fax: 01277 203711
Email: admin@lookessex.com
Website: www.lookessex.com

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

Look Essex is the voluntary organisation dedicated to raising awareness, and providing information and services for visually impaired children, young people, their carers and their families, in Essex.

LOOK-National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children (1026059)

Address:

Queen Alexandra College 49 Court Oak Road Harbourne
Birmingham
Warwickshire
Tel (Main): 0121 428 5038
Email: steveorg
Website: www.look-uk.org/

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

When you first find out your child has a serious sight problem there’ll be a million questions you’ll want to ask but finding answers from the professionals is difficult or sometimes impossible especially when you’re feeling vulnerable and isolated. *They offer practical advice and emotional support. *They have information about your child’s condition. *They can put you in touch with other families with similar problems * They will show you how to find toys and games that are right for your child * They organise events where parents can get together and have regional groups. * They have a technology support service, providing information on issues involving assistive and adaptive technology in education and at home. * They have a newsletter keeping you up to date with our members. * They have a youth project for 9-25 year olds.

National Blind Childrens Society UK (1026069)

Address:

2nd Floor Shawton House 792 Hagley Road Quinton
Birmingham
Warwickshire
Tel (Main): 01278 764 770
Fax: 0121 421 4764
Email: FamilySupport@nbcs.org.uk
Website: www.nbcs.org.uk/

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

The National Blind Children's Society's objective is to enable blind and partially sighted children and young people to achieve their educational and recreational goals. Family Services The Family Support service was established in September 2004 and during the last five years the National Blind Childrens Society has helped thousands of families by offering emotional support, advice, information and practical help at and around the time of diagnosis and at other stages.

Vision Aid (1026091)

Address:

106 Junction Road Deane
Bolton
Lancashire
Tel (Main): 01204 64265
Email: enquiries@visionaid.org.uk
Website: www.visionaid.org.uk

Organisation Details:

Organisation Type:
Children and Youths-Blindness/Visual Problems

Description:

A national organisation supporting visually impaired children, their families and professionals.Services include and information and reference library, toy loan,visual stimulation equipment, hi-tech aids and tactile photocopying. Guidance is given in other areas including education and benefits. Vision Aid has a range of free services available to families, including a phone link enabling parents to get advice and practical help quickly. Information is available as well as a library service for toys, equipment and publications. Under certain circumstances the provision of hi-tech aids and equipment to assist older children with their formal education and the loan of visual stimulation equipment to trigger any remaining sight in very young babies may be possible.
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Disability Essex
Centre for Disability Studies
34 Rocheway
Rochford
Essex
SS4 1DQ

Telephone: 0844 412 1771

Facsimile: 0844 880 0614

Email: info@disabilityessex.org

Charity No: 1102596

Company No: 4980118