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There are two key benefits: Carer's Allowance and Carer's Credit, that you may be entitled to claim if you are caring for someone who is blind or partially sighted. In addition to this, there is a “Carer Element” which can be added to a Universal Credit claim.
Find information on how communication and environments can be made accessible for blind and partially sighted people.
Children and young people (CYP) with vision impairment require a high level of specialist provision to learn on equal terms with sighted children. These services are a vital lifeline, but as councils review their budgets they can come under risk.
In this section, we have information, resources and advice on how you can support a child or young person with sight loss.