Blind and and Visually Impaired Information
The websites listed in this section of ABLEize provide advice and facts for the blind and visually impaired person, their family or carers. Browse through the sites below to find a broad selection of information and resources along with education and training, publications, broadcasts and much more relating to the blind and visually impaired including guide dogs and UK wide activities and events. You will also find related links of interest listed below including blind sports and support group contacts.
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The UK’s biggest charity for the blind and visually impaired. Includes articles, products and helpline contact details as well as how to become a volunteer. Site includes practical help and information for UK businesses.
Provides a range of advice, assessments and training for people with a vision impaired to help them achieve their individual goals.
A membership group that offers information, facts and details for blind and partially sighted piano tuners located throughout the world.
A Directgov site providing details of the benefits and allowances available to blind and vision impaired people in the UK.
A registered charity that raises funds for scientific research into blindness. View details of new treatments and the current research.
Provides audio newspapers and magazines for the blind and visually impaired in Scotland. Includes membership details.
A UK registered charity that has been raising funds for research into blindness and eye diseases for the past 40 years. Site offers details of their fundraising activities along with newsletters and a host of information about eye diseases.
A guide dogs for the blind charity with details of getting a dog and how to sponsor a puppy.
A charity that supports and assists children and young people that have visual impairments and blindness. Includes contacts.
Highlighting a range of NHS services available to the 360,000 registered as blind or partially sighted adults and children in the UK. Find details of specialist referral services and resources and products designed to make life easier for the blind and vision impaired.
Details of grants, holidays and events plus advice contact details.
Enables individuals who are blind or partially sighted with additional disabilities to achieve their full potential.