Health & Nutrition

Find advice on how to manage doctor visits and hospital stays, learn how to teach self-feeding skills and discover new medical treatments and research opportunities for children who are blind

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Feeding and Eating

Time to Eat! Our favorite meal-time products that make feeding babies & toddlers easier

The secret to successful mealtime may be in the utensils! We review and recommend the best place settings, snack storage, and bibs that support kids with disabilities as they develop...

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Feeding and Eating

The First Years Booster Seat

The First Years Booster Seat is the best seat for children. Compact, easy to set up, and you can take it anywhere!

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

The National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH)

Families with albinism come together through NOAH, The National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation.

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Development, Feeding and Eating

Picking Up Puffs: Working on Developmental Milestones One Step at a Time

We'll give you tips and ideas on how to set goals and teach your blind baby how to finger feed.

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes, Visual Impairment

Raising a Blind Child with Albinism

Read Mary's story about the birth of her daughter and the struggles and pride she feels raising a child who is visually impaired.

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Eye Conditions and Syndromes

DeafBlind Fact Sheets

This site provides a collection of downloadable and printable fact sheets on topics related to deaf-blindness.


Health & Nutrition

Gene Reviews: Searchable Database of Genetic Disorders

GeneReviews are expert-authored, peer-reviewed, current disease descriptions that apply genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients and families with specific inherited conditions.

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Feeding and Eating

Make Your Own Bottle Holder!

Make a visually stimulating bottle holder for your blind baby that's simple to make and pretty to look at.


Eye Conditions and Syndromes, Visual Impairment

Tacey’s Story: Surviving Retinoblastoma

Find out how Tacey, a nine-year-old blind cancer survivor, became the first ever Miss Tough Enough To Wear Pink Four States Rodeo Queen.

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Feeding and Eating, Visual Impairment

Learning in the Kitchen: Helping Your Blind Child Make Their Own Cake

Start a new tradition this year... Get your child in the kitchen and have them help you bake a cake! The smells and tastes are so yummy plus they'll get...


Eye Conditions and Syndromes

What’s an ERG?

If you are the parent of a baby or young child who has been tentatively diagnosed with LCA, your doctors probably suggested that your child have an electroretinogram (ERG) in...

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Health & Nutrition

Excited About Stem Cells!

We're excited about the new embryonic stem cell therapy and its promise to regrow the damaged retina. Learn more about this ongoing research and how it might affect blindness.


Eye Conditions and Syndromes, Visual Impairment

LCA and Education

How smart are patients with LCA? According to one study, they're definitely above the US national average. Here's a break down of the results.