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Retinopathy of Prematurity Page
This page has discusses the causes, classifications, risk factors and treatments associated with Retinopathy of Prematurity, a leading cause of visual impairment in premature infants.

Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy
This is a medical dictionary (available in English, Japanese and Italian) which provides information about etiology, prevention and treatment about a multitude of medical conditions, including eye diseases.

Amblyopia: A Mother's View
Mailing list, useful list of resources and personal journal.

American Academy of Ophthalmology - Medem
Useful overview of amblyopia, strabismus, etc.

All About Strabismus
Dr. Jeffrey Cooper 's overview of strabismus and treatment.

V.I.Guide - A Parent's Guide to Resources About Visual Impairments
A comprehensive list of resources for visual impairments and assistive technologies; including online resources, books, magazines, education, medical and legal organizations, and assistive technologies.

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Article abstracts, news, etc for professional ophthalmologists.

Growing Strong
ROP information and resources compiled by Sarah Blake, who was born premature and has ROP.

Education Websites for Children's Vision Impairment

Resources older visually impaired children. Recommended by Betsy Walker, owner of the V.I. Guide, and the parent of a child who was born prematurely and has vision impairment.

Braille Remote Learning (BRL)
You can learn braille on-line via the BRL site.

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
A good source for information on books and other resources.

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
An excellent all-around site if you're interested in how your child can learn "regular ed" and vision-related curriculum in grades K-12 or beyond.

"Navigating without Vision"
An excellent article on Orientation and Mobility.

Technology Guide to Assist Students with Visual Impairments in Meeting Curriculum Goals
Suggestions how assistive technology such as a screen reader or screen magnification program can be used in the classroom.

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