Families and Friends

Do you know someone (parent or family member, neighbor, or friend) having trouble seeing? You may be wondering about blindness/ low vision and how to talk with them about it. This section is for you!

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Understanding Blindness and Low Vision

This section will help families and friends understand more about blindness or low vision, including its impact and emotional adjustment.

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Finding Support

This section offers information about finding needed services and support for adjusting to and living with blindness or low vision.

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Tips and Resources

Download our Getting Started Guide, find a checklist for choosing a living community, and locate resources and tips for supporting a family member or friend.

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Gift Giving

Are you looking for a gift for a family member or friend who is blind or low vision? Check out our gift guide for suggestions.

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