Looking after your eyes

Information resources for adults and children with learning disabilities

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Introduction to eye care

There are more than one million people with learning disabilities in the UK. Read more

How children see

Information about how children see and our Children in Focus Campaign video. Read more

Reports and research

Downloadable reports, research and guidance produced by SeeAbility and organisations we work closely with. Read more

Local eye care pathways

What areas have local eye testing services for people with learning disabilities? Read more

Functional Vision Assessment

Our Functional Vision Assessment (FVA) tool is suitable for use by carers, supporters and learning disability professionals. Read more


We specialise in developing and delivering training about eye care and vision for people who have learning disabilities across the UK. Read more

Peer Educator Network

Working with advocacy groups to deliver our Opening Eyes training around the country to people with learning disabilities Read more

Difficult words explained

Descriptions of some of the things we talk about on our Looking after your eyes section. Read more

Accessible Information Standard

The Accessible Information Standard aims to make sure that disabled people have access to information that they understand. Read more

Eye Care and Vision Charter

Find out how SeeAbility’s Eye Care and Vision Charter can be awarded to services providing support to people with learning disabilities. Read more