Anne was heartbroken when the doctor told her that her child would never see because she was born blind. The news hit her like thunderbolt because her beautiful daughter looked fine and she thought with time she would open her eyes to see the world. That she would never know the faces of her parents, leave alone appreciate her own beauty was devastating. More worrying was how her life would turn out in a dark world, but Anne chose to remain positive and help her child cope with all the expected challenges. Anne is not alone. There are many parents raising children either born blind or turned blind after birth. This article will help you understand childhood blindness and how to manage it.