The association La Girobussola, born in Bologna in october 2013, promote mobility of people with visual disability, intended as an opportunity to live a complete experience of travel, meeting, dialogue and exchange with a community, outside of the mainstream tourist networks and organized “all inclusive” tours.
The vEyes project was born on June 20th, 2012 in order to initially create an open hardware / software platform, on which to integrate “building blocks”, that are solutions based on wearable technologies that can support people with visual impairment in daily actions (reading a text on paper, moving about avoiding obstacles, accessing drug information leaflets or label information on food products, integrating and making accessible biomedical devices such as glucometers or sphygmomanometers, etc.).
The aim of Artemisia is to create a network of Italian parents with disabled children, so that they can support each other and share personal experiences and useful information.
BIOVI was founded on August 19th 1939.
BIOVI is a social force – human right orientated organization – that fights for independent, meaningful and responsible living condition for visually impaired people and that they are secured equal rights and opportunities to responsible, active and recognized participation in all sectors of our community.
PRO RETINA Deutschland e. V.. was founded in 1977 as “German Retinitis Pigmentosa Association” for those affected and their families with the intention of a self help group.
Retina Italia Onlus is the National Association for the fight against inherited retinal dystrophies. On of the main purpose is the promotion and development of scientific research for the identification of the causes, treatment and prevention of retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, inherited retinal dystrophies and other diseases that cause low vision and blindness.
Donato Di Pierro is the founder and editor of the blog STARGARDT… e dintorni
Donato is suffering from a variant of Stargardt disease, juvenile macular degeneration that affects the central part of the retina, the one that has the function to make us see the details.
Become a partner