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.
What an awesome initiative – students at Hawkesbury high school are learning so much from this new program. Click on the link below to read more:...
CORTICAL VISUAL IMPAIRMENT CVI factsheet – prepared by RIDBC Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is a visual impairment caused by damage in the visual areas of the brain. A child with CVI will usually have no abnormality of their eyes however their visual responses...
Click on the link below to access this great resource which has interesting articles suitable for educators and families http://icevi.org/publications/educator/pdf/may_2017/The-Educator-2017-January-Partnerships-in-Early-Intervention-Vol-XXXI-Issue-2.pdf...
This site is great for children and parents of children with a vision impairment. There are so many clever people out there who are happy to share their games, crafts, cooking, videos. You name it, you’ll probably find it. HAVE FUN...
CENTRE FOR EYE HEALTH – providing an extensive range of advanced eye imaging and diagnostic services
Click here to go to this useful website Funded by Guide Dogs Association NSW – partnering with The University of New South Wales Centre for Eye Health (CFEH) is an initiative of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and The University of New South Wales. It is Australia’s first...
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