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.
37 Records in Blind and partially sighted.
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.
Eye health - NHS Choices
Description: NHS Choices provides comprehensive information and advice on eye health, including living with low vision and many of the most common conditions.
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
Hillfields, Burghfield Common, Reading, RG7 3YG
Telephone: 0118 983 5555 for general enquiries or 0800 953 0113 for the supporter care inquiries
Description: This organisation provides guide dogs and other services for blind and partially sighted people.
Postal address only: Infosound, PO Box 20, Brighton, BN2 7XX
Telephone: 03000 111 555
Description: Infosound is a registered charity that produces free information in audio for blind and partially-sighted people on topics that directly affect people living with sight loss.
12 Lant Street, London, SE1 1QH
Telephone: 020 7407 9417
Description: Listening Books provides an audio book library service across the UK.
Living Paintings, Unit 8 Kingsclere Park, Kingsclere, Newbury, Berkshire. , RG20 4SW
Telephone: 01635 299 771
Description: Living Paintings is a unique publishing house and library.
The Macular Society, PO Box 1870, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 9AD
Telephone: 0300 3030 111 (freephone helpline) or 0845 241 2041
Description: The Macular Society is a specialist charity for people affected by central vision loss and macular conditions.
Moorfields Eye Hospital
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 162 City Road, London, EC1V 2PD
Telephone: 020 7566 2345 (Moorfields Direct helpline) or 020 7253 3411 (main office)
Description: Moorfields is one of the world's leading eye hospitals, providing expertise in clinical care, research and teaching and education.
Hillfields Burghfield Common Reading Berkshire , RG7 3YG
Telephone: 0118 983 5555
Description: My Guide aims to support blind and partially sighted people to get out and about and to carry out various activities that they want to do.
National Deaf Services - Mental health
South West London and St George's, Springfield University Hospital, 61 Glenburnie Road, London, SW17 7DJ
Telephone: 020 3513 4646 (adult community team) or 020 3513 4642 (Bluebell Ward)
Description: National Deaf Services provides a range of comprehensive mental health services for deaf adults, children and their families.