Stafford and Stone  Talking Newspaper  for  the  Blind

 

Useful Links

 

Below is a range of organisations that offer advice and information for blind or visually impaired people.

 Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People provides practical employment development support for visually impaired people and their employers, and support for blind and partially sighted people wishing to move home.

Action for Blind People
 

  British Computer Association of the Blind

A self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users, founded in 1969, concerned with the use of Information Technology by the blind in education.

The British Computer Association of the Blind
 

 British Council for Prevention of Blindness

Helping to prevent blindness and restore sight in the UK and the developing world.

British Council for Prevention of Blindness
 

 British Wireless for the Blind Fund

Established in 1929 to initially help ease the loneliness and isolation experienced by blind people.

British Wireless for the Blind Fund

 Deafblind UK

They provide a range of support services to deafblind adults and their carers.

Deafblind UK

 Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

GDBA provides guide dogs, mobility and other rehabilitation services that meet the needs of blind and partially sighted people.

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (GDBA)

 International Glaucoma Association

Solely committed to preventing unnecessary loss of sight through the condition, which is one of the most common eye disorders amongst older people but can affect any age group.

 National Blind Children's Society

Enabling blind and partially sighted children to achieve educational and recreational goals by providing large print books, specialised computers, recreational opportunities and educational advice and guidance.

National Blind Children's Society
 

 The National Federation of the Blind

An organisation of people who are blind or partially sighted that campaign for better service provision and an enhanced quality of life for all blind and partially sighted people.

The National Federation of the Blind
 

 Partially Sighted Society

Provide support and advice on special aids and training to allow those with major sight loss to make some use of their sight to help them.

Partially Sighted Society
 

 Royal National College for the Blind

An educational facility dedicated to exploring every avenue to improve the lives of people who are blind or partially sighted.

Royal National College for the Blind, Hereford
 

 RNIB (Royal National Institute of the Blind)

  
Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB)
 

 SeeAbility

Provides support services for visually impaired people with additional disabilities.

SeeAbility

 Sense (National Deafblind and Rubella Association)

Sense offers a wide rang of support and services across the UK to help sensory impaired people

Sense (National Deafblind and Rubella Association)

 Talking Newspaper Association of the UK

Provides national and local newspapers and magazines on audio tape, computer disk, e-mail and CD-ROM for visually impaired and disabled people who find reading a strain.

Talking Newspaper Association of the UK (TNAUK)

 Telephones for the Blind Fund

Provides full telephone installation costs and a large proportion of the line rental charge for people who are registered blind who live alone or cannot meet these costs.

Telephones for the Blind Fund

 Vitalise (formerly Winged Fellowship Trust)

Vitalise provides essential breaks for disabled and visually impaired people and their carers.

Vitalise (formerly Winged Fellowship Trust)

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 



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