Newfoundland & Labrador
Connecting the Dots Conference 2019
Join the CNIB Foundation as we launch our nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – the largest educational and professional development experience focused on technology, employment and literacy for people with sight loss.
Clearing our Path
The CNIB Foundation developed the first edition of Clearing Our Path in 1998 to address the need for information on creating accessible environments for people who are blind.
The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship
The Ross C. Purse Doctoral Fellowship encourages and supports theoretical and practical research and studies at the doctoral level in the field of vision loss in Canada.
CNIB Barbara Tuck MacPhee Award
The CNIB Barbara Tuck MacPhee Award supports researchers in the field of macular degeneration.
Turned Eyes (Strabismus)
Strabismus is the medical term for misalignment of the eyes two eyes that are not straight. It occurs in at least 5% of the population.
Lazy Eye - Amblyopia
Amblyopia ('lazy eye') happens when the vision in one eye doesn't develop properly in early childhood.
Floaters and Flashing Lights
Floaters are dark specks in the form of dots, circles, lines, or cobwebs that seem to move across your field of vision. They are most noticeable when you are looking at a light-coloured background, such as a clear sky or a white wall.
Check Your Vision: the Amsler Grid
This simple screening tool is used for monitoring for early signs of wet AMD.
Learn about CNIB’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion.
Dry eyes happens when your don't make enough tears. Learn more about dry eyes.