Children and young people's services

Access technology and grants

Advice to help children and young people with a vision impairment to play and study, using the most appropriate technology.

CustomEyes books

We can produce books in large-print, tailor-made to suit a child’s eye condition. The service includes fact and popular fiction titles, annuals and National Curriculum revision guides for home and school.

Education support

We offer expert, independent help and advice in accessing the right specialist support.

Family support

Experienced and trained family support officers and the helpline are able to provide practical advice and emotional support from the moment of the child’s diagnosis of vision impairment.

Guide dogs

A guide dog can offer substantial benefits to young people who are blind or partially sighted.

Mobility training

Our Movement Matters training gives children the confidence to independently navigate the world around them safely with lifelong orientation and mobility skills.

Family events

We offer an expanding UK-wide programme of day and weekend family events, plus social, fun experiences.

Buddy dogs

Buddy dogs give children and young people a vital boost in confidence.

Call us

To have a chat about our children and young people’s services, with someone who understands