Useful links

This section contains links to other organizations and services that we believe will be helpful resources for blind and partially sighted persons as well as for anyone looking for information related to sight loss.

The links are organized into categories

Other International organizations for the visually impaired

Low Vision websites

Specialised European and International organizations and projects

  • The Erasmus Student Network recently launched its new service, MappED! - the platform for inclusive academic mobility. MappED! Is a unique platform where students with disabilities can find all relevant information to support their participation in academic mobility programmes.
  • European Diversity Research and Consulting website
  • A new book Human Rights and Disability Advocacy  about the United Nations adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities brings together perspectives from individual representatives of the Disabled People's Organizations (DPOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), indigenous peoples' organizations, states, and national institutions that played leading roles in the Convention's drafting process. Purchase the book here.
  • Amóvil is an initiative led by the ONCE Foundation, developed by Technosite and supported by the Vodafone Spain Foundation that aims to help persons with special needs identify accessible mobile devices that are compatible with available assistive technologies and that suit their preferences and needs.
  • European Disability Forum
  • AGE Platform Europe
  • The European Federation of Older People
  • International Disability Rights Monitor

Employment and job-related websites

Mobility and transport-related websites

Digital Accessibilty  and technology websites