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Welcome to Vision-Aid

Enabling, Educating and Empowering the visually impaired to live with independence and dignity.

Through our network of Vision-Aid resource centers across India and our rich offering of online programs Vision-Aid provides a comprehensive range of devices , training and services which offers holistic vision enhancement and vision rehabilitation programs for adults and children who are blind or who have low vision. Vision-Aid innovative programs have won national and international awards and helps to bring independence and dignity to over twenty thousand visually impaired each year. Please watch this short video for a quick summary of our work

Come join hands with us – your support at any level can make a difference – whether it is providing an assistive device or supporting training and education or helping us start a new center, your support at any level is welcome and will help us create a lasting impact!

What's New

Overcoming Challenges: The Inspiring Journey of Disha Jain 
The life story of Disha Jain is an inspiring example of tenacity, willpower, and flexibility. Due to her birth defect of retinal pigmentosa (RP), a degenerative eye disease, Disha faced major challenges in her educational and professional endeavours. Nevertheless, she managed to seize the opportunities because of her persistent determination, which turned out to be an inspiration to a lot of others. 
Highlights of Vision-Aid Programs across India – In the past quarter
In the heart of our mission to serve the visually impaired, we present a snapshot of the profound impact achieved during October – December 2023. All our Vision-Aid programs has empowered us to touch the lives of over five thousand visually impaired across India, spreading the light of hope and opportunity. 
Empowering Youth: Highlights of Summer Camp 2024
From March 21st to March 30th, 2024, the NFBM Jagriti School Skill Development Center hosted a dynamic summer camp, sponsored by Vision-Aid India Ltd., aimed at nurturing diverse skills among young participants. 
Pratik’s journey overcoming obstacles to IT achievement.
Meet Pratik Ghag, a Mumbai marvel who's mastered the art of overcoming obstacles with unmatched determination. Born with 80 percent sight, Pratik's journey took an unexpected turn when he was diagnosed with vision issues in the fifth grade due to Optic Disc Pallor and Macular Dystrophy. Despite this, he powered through his education in a regular school, relying on classmates for assistance and positioning himself strategically in the front row to see the Black board. Remarkably, he tackled exams single-handedly, proving his resilience from an early age.
Sumit Garg’s journey is a testament to his resilience, determination, and commitment to excellence.
Meet Sumit Garg, a remarkable individual from Delhi with an inspiring journey . At the age of 12, despite being diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa, a condition first affected his night vision and gradually led to the loss of his peripheral vision, he never gave up on his dreams. He completed his schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya  and earned a degree in Computer Science from Rajasthan Technical University.  
Anuradha and Prashanth Palakurthi to highlight Impactful Initiatives for Visually Impaired Children at Vision-Aid’s 2024 Spring Fundraiser
Vision-Aid is preparing for another remarkable, sold-out event in Lexington titled "Thoda Rang Thodi Masti" – a dynamic Bollywood musical extravaganza by the widely acclaimed Din Check Band. This event is dedicated to raising funds for children afflicted with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI), which is the foremost cause of childhood blindness worldwide. This year, Vision-Aid is celebrating twenty years of enabling, educating and empowering over 100,000 visually impaired in India since its inception in 2004.
Syam Babu: A Journey of Strength
Syam Babu's journey from a rural village to success is a testament to resilience and determination. Hailing from Ambapuram in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, Syam's life changed when he visited the L V Prasad Eye Institute in Vijayawada for an eye check-up.
Report on Visit to Vision-Aid Resource Center, Pune on March 2nd, 2024 
The recent visit to Dr. R.S.Ayyar Vision-Aid Center in Pune yielded valuable insights into the advancements and initiatives supporting visually impaired individuals. Dr. Supriya and Ms. Apoorva, upon arrival in Pune, convened with Ms. Devi Udayakumar and Dr. Deepak Bagga, subsequently touring the Vision-Aid resource center situated on Bhandarkar Road, Lane no.10, Oppo. Raviraj hotel, Trupti Apartments, 5th Floor Deccan Gymkhana, Pune, Maharashtra-411004. 
Celebrating Low Vision Awareness Month at Vision-Aid 
Low Vision is a condition characterized by significant vision loss that persists even with corrective measures like glasses or surgery. It poses challenges in daily activities, impacting independence and quality of life. 
Shaik Suhana: Overcoming Challenges with Vision 
Meet Shaik Suhana, a remarkable individual who has faced challenges with low vision since childhood. Despite her obstacles, she has triumphed over adversity, thanks to the support and resources provided by organizations like Vision-aid. 
Fostering Inclusive Growth: Vision-Aid’s Collaborative Approach To Vision Rehabilitation at Aravind Eye Care, Madurai
At Vision-Aid, we recognize the power of community in fostering growth and learning. Our dedicated team at the Vision-Aid Resource Centre for Vision Rehabilitation, located within the renowned Aravind Eye Care in Madurai, has identified an approach that enhances therapy for children with cerebral visual impairment (CVI) and multiple disabilities with visual impairment (MDVI). 

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Short film on Vision-Aid

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Vision-Aid Course Catalog

Vision-Aid Model

Meet the graduates from our Digital Accessibility Testing and Training Program

Meet our Spoken English Program

Vision-Aid Co-Founder gets "Woman of the Year" award