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Further Resources

This page contains additional resources for teachers to further understand blindness and vision impairment.

Helpful Web Pages

Autism New Zealand


Gene Therapy for Leber Congenital Amaurosis


World Health Organisation


National Eye Institute


Explore conditions and diseases of the eye at the U.S. National Library of Medicine


The NZ Ministry of Health has useful information on eye and vision problems


Further Resources for Teachers and Senior Students

Read the scientific paper that Ariana and the team published to share their findings with other scientists and clinicians:


Hemara-Wahanui, A., Berjukow, S., Hope, C. I., Dearden, P. K., Wu, S., Wilson-Wheeler, J., … Maw, M. A. (2005). CACNA1F mutation identified in an x-linked retinal disorder shifts the voltage dependence of Cav1.4 channel activation. PNAZ 102(21), 7553-7558.