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Vision impairment

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Vision impairment

Vision impairment is a condition that prevents normal vision in one or both eyes. There are different degrees of vision impairment from mild loss to total blindness (no reaction to light).

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Vision impairment & blindness: children | Raising Children Network

Find out about symptoms and diagnosis of vision impairment, and how children can be affected by low vision, vision loss, blindness or visual problems.

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Support for people who are blind or vision impaired | Vision Initiative

Information about services available to help people who are experiencing vision loss

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Blindness | Raising Children Network

A guide to dealing with vision impairment in young children.

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FAQ about owning a seeing eye dog

Seeing Eye Dogs enable Australians with a vision impairment to retain their independence and mobility

Read more on Vision Australia website

Vision loss - living with a guide dog

Guide dogs are specially bred and trained to enable people who are blind or vision impaired to regain their independence. However, some people who would benefit from using a guide dog shy away from the idea because they (or their family members) can’t imagine what it would be like to live with a guide dog.

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Deafblindness: Information for families, carers and health professionals

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Resources in English | Vision Initiative

All information sheets on eye health and vision care published by the Vision Initiative are available here to download

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Resources in Greek | Vision Initiative

Resources on eye health and vision care translated in Greek.

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Resources in Vietnamese | Vision Initiative

Resources on eye health and vision care translated in Vietnamese.

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