Resources and Links for People with Low Vision
There are numerous resources and devices to help people with low vision enjoy a wide range of activities and hobbies. Some of the national resources are mentioned here. Other local resources may be available as well. Check with your ophthalmologist and vision rehabilitation team to learn more.
More Information About Low Vision in Children
Audio books and magazines are available by mail or by downloading to a device.
Large Print Materials and Visual Devices
Technologies: Computers, Cell phones, Video magnifiers
National Organizations for Support, Information and Research Updates
Vision Rehabilitation Self-Help Materials
- "Getting Started" Kit for People New to Vision Loss from the American Foundation for the Blind
- A Self-Help Guide to Nonvisual Skills (PDF), D. Roberts, 2011
- Making Life More Livable: Simple Adaptations for Living at Home After Vision Loss, M. Duffy, NY: American Foundation for the Blind, 2002; 800-232-3044
- Macular Degeneration: The Complete Guide to Saving and Maximizing Your Sight, L. Mogk, MD, & M. Mogk, PhD, NY: Ballantine Books 2003
- The First Year — Age-Related Macular Degeneration, D. Roberts, NY: Da Capo Press, 2006
- Overcoming Macular Degeneration: A Guide to Seeing Beyond the Clouds, Y. Solomon, MD, & J. Solomon, NY: BookSurge Publishing 2009
Pediatric and Youth Resources
Camps and Organizations
All Veterans can receive services and devices free of charge
Do you know of a good resource that’s not listed here? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.