Welcome to the
VI Family Network
The VI Family Network provides links to Australian low vision resources, newsletters from partner organisations and events that families might like to find out about. The VI Family Network is also home to the Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register.
The Australian Childhood
Vision Impairment Register
The Australian Childhood Vision Impairment Register is sponsored by the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, in partnership with low vision service providers, education providers, and eye health professionals across Australia. The aim of the Register is to collect data to build an accurate picture of Australian children with vision impairment. The data is used by groups who provide services to children with vision impairment and also by researchers working in the field of childhood eye and vision disorders.
This article provides us with a good news story and lots of great photos of the next generation of guide dogs being socialised as puppies. Click on the link below to read the full article:...
Humanware's new Australasian newsletter keeps up to date with new technologies available for people with vision issues. Some amazing devices/resources are available for purchase. Click on the link below to read about some of the new innovations:...
An interesting article. This website also has links to many vision related websites. Well worth having a look around the site. https://newsinhealth.nih.gov/2018/05/keep-eye-your-eyes
Some great articles to read in this magazine. Be sure to make this a favourite so that you don't miss out on updated news: http://linkonline.com.au/
This is an SBS story about albinos living in Ghana. It is heart-warming and full of optimism. Click on the link below to read the full article:...