Blind and partially sighted
Blind and partially sighted
Blind and partially sighted people can find support in this area, including help from local charities like Thomas Pocklington Trust and services such as the Balham Resource Centre. Social services and local health services can also offer support. You can find places that offer information on eye health, equipment and advice about living with sight loss. Here you can even find audio-book and Braille libraries and charities that help people with rare eye problems, as well as national charities such as Action for Blind People.
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Access London Theatre
Telephone: 020 7557 6700 (to order a guide)
Description: Access London Theatre is a guide to signed, audio-described and captioned theatre performances in London.
British Blind Sport
British Blind Sport, Pure Offices - Plato Close, Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV34 6WE
Telephone: 01926 424247
Description: British Blind Sport (BBS) is a registered charity that is a leading voice for blind and visually impaired people in the world of sport and leisure, both at home and internationally.
Calibre Audio Library
Postal Address: Calibre Audio Library, New Rd, Weston Turville, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XQ
Telephone: 01296 432 339
Description: Calibre Audio Library is a charity that provides a nationwide subscription-free service of audio books with over 8,500 titles available.
Clearvision - Braille and book library
Linden Lodge School, 61 Princes Way, London, SW19 6JB
Telephone: 020 8789 9575
Description: Clearvision is a UK postal lending library of Braille and print books for children with visual impairments or visually impaired adults reading with sighted children.
National Centre for Deafblindness, John and Lucille van Geest Place, Cygnet Road, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8FD
Telephone: 01733 358100 (Helpline)
Description: Deafblind UK is a national charity offering specialist services and human support to deafblind people and those who have progressive sight and hearing loss acquired throughout their lives.
12 Lant Street, London, SE1 1QH
Telephone: 020 7407 9417
Description: Listening Books provides an audio book library service across the UK.
National Talking Newspapers and Magazines
RNIB, FAO: RNIB Newsagent Bakewell Road Peterborough Cambridgeshire, PE2 6XU
Telephone: 0303 123 9999
Description: National Talking Newspapers and Magazines is a registered charity which provides national and local newspapers and magazines on audio tape, computer disk, e-mail and CD-ROM.
Pocklington Resource Centre (Balham)
1C Yukon Road, Balham, London, SW12 9PZ
Telephone: 020 8675 4246
Description: Balham Resource Centre provides a range of services and support for people with sight loss.
Subtitled and audio-described cinema
Description: Subtitled and audio-described cinema is available in many cinemas.
Sutton Blind & Visually Impaired Runners
Beddington Park, Sutton, London, SM6 7NP
Telephone: 07540 704 347
Description: This is a social group for blind and partially sighted runners or joggers, which aims to help people increase their fitness and health, meet new friends and increase their confidence.