Markham Stoufville Hospital Child Development Programs

Resources – Links

Vision Links

Eye See Eye Learn

Eye See… Eye Learn offers prescription glasses at no charge.  Children born in 2013 are eligible for one complimentary pair of glasses, if they are prescribed, following their OHIP-covered eye exam with a participating optometrist.

Offer available July 1, 2017 until June 30, 2018.

The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

The Canadian National Institute for the Blind is an agency dedicated to helping those who are blind or partially sighted to overcome challenges of vision loss and live full active lives. This site provides the latest news on community resources and programs, and vision health for individuals of any age.

Rules to keep in mind when buying sunglasses for children

For parents of children with visual impairments

This is a website dedicated to providing awareness about Cortical Visual Impairment. The focus is to offer information on assessment tools, resources and strategies to help children with CVI learn to use their vision.

LS&S specializes in products for the blind, visually impaired, deaf, and hard of hearing. Here you will find a great collection of low vision aids, hearing helpers, daily living aids, and information designed to help you or a loved one regain independence.

This is the Ministry site for the Blind-Low Vision Program with basic information on the program as well as contact information for the various regional offices.

This is a website dedicated to helping member optometrist provide high standards of eye health and vision care. Families can visit the site to learn more about purchasing eye glasses, eye exams and information on general eye health.

VIEWS is a non-profit organization that advocates for children and young adults with vision loss. This site keeps families up-to-date on current initiatives, as well as events such as community programs, camps and workshops for parents

WonderBaby.org, a project funded by Perkins School for the Blind, is dedicated to helping parents of young children with visual impairments as well as children with multiple disabilities.