We support children and young people with sight problems, their families and carers, and the professionals who support them, from the point of diagnosis through to school, college and university education.
Our Education and Family Services team offers help with the following
For further information, ‘Our Services for Children and Young People’ booklet is available online on our Reports and Publications page. This booklet is also available in audio and braille formats.
Our comprehensive guide for the parents of children and young people with sight loss, 'Sharing Your Journey', is also available on our Reports and Publications page. Both publications are available in audio and braille as well as hard copy.
We can also provide a range of training courses for parents and education, health and social work professionals, including hands-on training on the most up-to-date technological aids available.
Our Technology Education Loan Library (TELL) initiative offers a range of aids and equipments to help school pupils with sight loss in Scotland. Schools can borrow these free of charge for up to six weeks.
Haggeye brings together young people aged 12 to 25 from across Scotland with sight loss. Its members campaign for accessible services, facilities and opportunities, as well as taking part in social events. Haggeye Jnrs organises fun activities and events for children with sight loss aged 5 to 12, their siblings and parents to come together and share with other families.
You can contact our Education and Family Services team at
12-14 Hillside Crescent
Tel: 0131 652 3194
Right now we can only reach one in three of the people who need our help most. Please make a donation and help us support more blind and partially sighted people.Donate now