Bates Association for Vision Education has links with many other organisations.

Low Cost Clinic

The clinic is run by member Margaret Montgomery with help from students, members and graduates.
Low cost clinic website

Visions of Joy

This website is owned by Esther Joy van der Werf, who lives and teaches in California. You can find a lot of helpful explanations, Dr Bates texts, downloads etc here

This website originally created for BAVE but now independent, is an international source of information about Bates Method and teachers of natural vision. 

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College of Vision Education

The College is run by Aileen Whiteford and Margaret Montgomery  to train those interested in taking Bates education further.
CVE website

This site has a blog and a forum sharing points of view about natural vision improvement.

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This website tells you more about the Bates Method and you can download free eye charts here