It can be frightening and overwhelming to hear that your child has been diagnosed with glaucoma. It’s important to know that you are not alone and there is help available to you.
Here are some helpful resources:
Pediatric Pediatric Glaucoma Foundation Family Associates – United States
Provides support for parents of children with glaucoma, including the opportunity to “Ask a Doctor”.
Glaucoma UK – United Kingdom
Get guidance and advice by calling the free glaucoma hotline, enrolling in the buddy scheme, or joining in a support group.
Glaucoma Australia – Australia
Offers support over the phone and by social media, and hosts a congenital support group.
Vision Australia – Australia
Provides a telehealth helpline, information on how to access support, resources and funding. Also provides advice to parents on how to support your child’s development and access support and resources.
Blind Low Vision – New Zealand
Provides information and resources to support people who are blind or have low vision.
Parents of Vision Impaired (NZ) Inc. – New Zealand
Provides a parent support group, and resources to assist with advocacy.
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