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Below are links to each of the most recent issues of the Anchorline Newsletter and the Homeport Newsletter.

Below are some other informative newsletters about vision loss for families that may pique your interest!  If links are available to each newsletter, we have provided them.

The National Newspatch

Oregon School for the Blind no longer publishes or accepts subscriptions for this publication. Archived issues are available by contacting the Director of the school and cost is determined by the Director. The address is: Oregon School for the Blind, 700 Church St. SE, Salem, Oregon 97301-3795

Parent to Parent and Retinoblastoma Support News

The Institute for Families of Blind Children produces two quarterly newsletters, which are made available at no cost to families or professionals. These publications are now being distributed in 50 states and 28 foreign countries. Often, families who receive the newsletters live in an area where they have no access to counseling services or even to other families who are also dealing with the loss of their child's vision.

Retinoblastoma Support News is specifically for families of children with retinoblastoma, as well as healthcare and educational professionals.
Parent to Parent is published for families of blind or visually impaired children.
Please contact The Institute for Families by telephone or by mail if you wish to subscribe to one or both of these newsletters

The Institute for Families of Blind Children
Mail Stop #111
P.O. Box 54700
Los Angeles, CA 90054-0700
Phone (323) 669-4649
Fax (323) 665-7869 Fax


The National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments (NAPVI) is a non-profit organization of, by and for parents committed to providing support to the parents of children who have visual impairments.

Awareness is an award-winning quarterly newsletter filled with legislative updates, articles, notices regarding conferences, ideas for activities, NAPVI regional news and announcements, vendor advertisements, thoughtful commentary, and letters to the editor. About 32 pp. Also available on audiocassette. Free to members. Parents and Families (voting member - one vote per membership) will receive the quarterly newsletter, legislative alerts, information-sharing opportunities, referral to needed services, and contact with other parents and a collective voice. Dues: $25.00/year NAPVI, PO BOX 317, Watertown, MI, 02471


VIP Newsletter

The Blind Children's Fund promotes the development of materials and methods regarding how to care for and work with and educate infants and young children. They develop articles, handouts and video materials for use by both parents and professionals. The BCF also produces a quarterly VIP Newsletter that is available for an annual subscription of $15.00 within the United States and $20.00 outside the United States.


Vibrations is a newsletter of Colorado Services for Children who are deaf and blind. The newsletter is published three times a year. Requests to be placed on the mailing list should be mailed to Tanni Anthony, Colorado Department of Education, 201 E. Colfax, Denver, CO 80203 or fax it to Tanni at 303-866-6681.


A Quarterly Newsletter For Families And Professionals On Visual Impairments And deafblindness.
Requests to be placed on the mailing list can be submitted to the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired at the link below, or emailed to

What's Happening Out There!

What's happening out there is a newsletter for parents and service providers of Colorado children who are blind or visually impaired. It lists educational and recreational activities and resources available for children, parents, and professionals. It is distributed by the Colorado Department of Education Exceptional student services unit. Contact Tanni Anthony at 303-866-6681 to be added to the mailing list.