Below is a list of websites and links which are relevant and of interest to visually impaired users.

Retina South Africa - Logo

 Retina South Africa

Retina South Africa is the only patient group in South Africa dedicated to bringing promising clinical trials and treatments to South Africa. We offer free counselling, education, information and referrals to patients with retinal genetic vision loss and facilitate genetic testing.


South African National Council for the Blind - LogoSouth African National Council for the Blind

Council’s Vision is to facilitate a network of organisations who collaborate towards the prevention of blindness and securing the full participation and inclusion of blind and partially sighted people in all aspects of a diverse South African society.


BlindSA logo.BlindSA - Our Vision.
An empowered blind community with equal opportunities achieving their full potential.


hadley Institute logo.Hadley Institute.
Founded in 1920, Hadley’s mission is to create personalized learning opportunities that empower adults with vision loss or blindness to thrive – at home, at work, and in their communities.  A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, Hadley relies on contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations to fund programs which are free to their clients. 


Family Faults - LogoFamily Faults
Though this site is designed primarily as a family tree for the van Rooyen/Geyser and associated families, its longer term goal is to track hereditary conditions in South African families.

Elmer George kindly supplied the links below to help people with vision loss.

Tips from Tanya Lee

Tanya Lee, tanya.lee@abilityvillage.org

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