Resources for blind or partially sighted parents

Information, real life stories and advice for blind and partially sighted parents

Organisations that provide support to parents with sight loss

Groups run by parents

We have listed some groups that have been set up and run by parents of blind or partially sighted children. 


Blind Mums Connect

A Yahoo group that connects visually impaired mums from all over the UK, so they can share information and support one another. For membership or associate membership forms, contact [email protected]. For more information you can download the Blind Mums Connect services leaflet.

Contact avenues

VI Parents & Carers Together

You can join the VI Parents & Carers Together group on Facebook.


RNIB VI Parents Group

Talk and Support Telephone VI Parents Group, is for parents who are blind or have a visual impairment, many of the parents who take part have children of school age and under ages 2-16. 

Essentially this is a self-help group giving parents the opportunity to discuss all aspects of being a parent, as well peer support around the practical elements, the joys and challenges of parenting. Whether you are married, in a couple or a single parent.

It is open to both mothers and fathers, everyone is welcome.

Groups run during term time only, on a Monday at 1.30pm, please contact Talk and Support on 020 7391 2218


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