The below resources have been created to support QTVIs and teaching assistants who are teaching visually impaired students in educational settings.

Students with macular dystrophies require additional support with lighting, technology, and reading. The Macular Society Helpline can offer further guidance in these areas if needed.

Additionally, the Macular Society Working Age and Young People’s Service can offer advice and information to teachers, parents and young people – just email

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Free information and support to those with macular disease, along with their family and friends, to help people retain their independence.

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The Macular Society's Working Age and Young People's service supports people with macular disease who may not have reached retirement age.