Vision-related Web Sites


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This list is for information and research related specifically to retinal degenerative diseases. For links in other areas, see:

U.S. Agencies, Centers, Organizations & Societies
Suppliers of Low Vision Devices
Suppliers of Reading Materials in Audio
Suppliers of Reading Materials In Large Print & Braille

Directories & Links

Entertainment & Leisure Activities

General Information

Health Information

Internet Support Services

  • Assistive Media
  • Thef Achromatopsia Network
    Information and support for achromatopsia. Rod and blue cone monochromacy.
  • The Association for the Visually Impaired, Inc. (AVI)
    A 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1973, serving blind and severely visually impaired residents of Rockland and Orange Counties in New York.
  • Audio-Reader
    From the Kansas Radio Reading Service for the Blind.
  • Family Village
    A global community of disability related resources.
  • Hot Braille
    Free online Braille transcribing.
  • iBUG Today
    iBUG (iBlind Users Group) is dedicated in helping the blind and visually impaired community become more proficient in using the accessibility features of the Apple iOS1 Devices.
  • IBM Accessibility Center
    Product and service information for people with disabilities, and for human resource professionals.
  • The ITCH Network
    Free technical assistance and advice in homes and day centres for people with disabilities in 10 UK regions
  • iTips
    Helpful information about how to find and use low vision accessibility options on iDevices
  • Lion Net International
    More than 41,000 clubs in 180 countries initiate service projects in their own communities.
  • Macular Degeneration Network
    General information
  • MD Forum
    Message board and chat room for people with macular degeneration.
  • MD List
    E-Mail discussion group for people with macular degeneration.
  • MD Support, Inc.
    Provides information and support for people dealing with macular degeneration and related diseases of the retina which lead to blindness or other vision impairment.
  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE)
    Support groups for rare eye disease.
  • WebRN-Macular
    Prevention of macular degeneration and help for those living with it.

Journals/Reading Matter


Informational Podcasts and Radio Programs

  • ACB Radio
    Live streaming radio from the American Council of the Blind.
  • As I See It Podcast
    A worldwide community of people whose lives have been impacted by vision loss, a community which can benefit greatly from the advice and stories of some key individuals.
  • Blind Abilities
    Bridging the gap between the limited expectations and realities of blind abilities.
  • Eyes on Success
    A half-hour weekly radio program and podcast which discusses products, services and daily living tips for people with vision loss.

Rehabilitation Services

Resources & Research


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