Counselling Services at the Low Vision Clinic


Bold lined paper - high contrast, wide spaced lines to make writing easier


Assistive Devices Program, Ontario MOHLTC - information on funding for assistive devices for Ontario residents. - Did you get a CCTV through the ADP program?  See this website for information on unpacking and packing up your CCTV.

Research and information on Eye Disease:

The Foundation for Fighting Blindness Canada

National Eye Institute

Information on Specific Eye Conditions:
Macular Society: Support throughout central vision loss

Resources you can download from Macular Society

National Eye Institute (NEI) - diseases and disorders

NEI Youtube video on Macular Degeneration


Organizations providing support:
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians

Balance for Blind Adults (Toronto)

CNIB - check out their library and online store and see about support groups in your area.

NOAH - The National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation  

Other Resources:
The Chicago Lighthouse

Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Assistance for Children with Severe Disabilities (ACSD)

Disability Tax Credit

Accessibility Resources:


Strong, G., Juttai, J., Plotkin, A., Bevers, P. Competitive Enablement: Rational Consumer Empowerment in the Vision Device Selection Process.

Labreche, T., Melinda Szilva, M.,  Plotkin, A.  (2016). Empowering Individuals with Aphasia and Visual Impairments through Effective Communication. In Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness 110(3).

List of Graham Strong's publications