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.

  • Deafblind UK

    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.

  • Listening Books

    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.