Director of Children’s Vision Programs,
Dr. Linda Gerra
We offer support for parents of children with visual impairments by helping them to find information and locate resources, and by providing tele-support groups.
Parent Support Program
We help parents find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.
Parent Tele-Support Group
We offer this free service to connect parents from around the country and abroad whose children have the same eye conditions. Groups are professionally facilitated with input from professionals knowledgeable about children’s eye conditions.
Teen Tele-Support Group
We offer this free service to legally blind teenagers planning to attend college.
Resources for Parents of Newly Diagnosed Children with Visual Impairments
Information and resources for parents of newly diagnosed children who are blind or visually impaired.