Help and grants

This section of the website (Russian version only) provides support with enrolment into classes for visually impaired people, ophthalmological support, or applications for grants. The above services are provided exclusively for Russian residents.

Articles and news

Here you can find stories told by visually impaired people, latest art reviews and assistive technology test drive, up-to-date information about legislative acts and innovations in the healthcare sector. Some of the publications are thanslated into english. We also translate and publish international news.

What’s on

Russian version only. Here you can find the most detailed information about current exhibitions, plays, films, concerts and sports events all over Russia, as well as the events for children and the announcement of conferences, lectures and discussions for specialists. In the Special View Recommends section you can find the must-attend events!


Russian version only. This sectionoffers brief and to-the-point instructions for all eventualities, a library for specialists and parents, a database of organisations and audio describers, along with materials on eye health.


Russian version only. Here you can listen to podcasts and watch films with audio descriptions.

About the project

The Special View website provides a comfortable web interface for people with different visual capabilities. The Special View is intended to unite people with and without visual impairments, as well as to help visually disabled people find out about the existing opportunities and get assistance.