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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37 Records in Blind and partially sighted.

  • 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.

  • Opticians

    Description: An optician is an eye care professional, such as an optometrist or an ophthalmic practitioner.

  • 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.

  • RNIB - Technology Support Squad

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999

    Description: RNIB's Technology Support Squad is a free national service that can set up and help you use your technology, including everything from TVs, phones and audio labellers to Talking Book players and more.

  • RNIB Connect

    RNIB Midgate House, Midgate, Peterborough, , PE1 1TN

    Telephone: 0303 1234 555

    Description: RNIB Connect is an online community for people with sight loss and their families, friends and carers.

  • Royal Blind Society

    Royal Society for Blind Children (RSBC) 52-58 Arcola Street London, E8 2DJ

    Telephone: 020 3198 0225

    Description: The Royal Blind Society assists people who are blind or partially sighted and in need.

  • Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB)

    105 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NE

    Telephone: 0303 123 9999

    Description: Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is the leading charity offering information, support and advice to people with sight loss.

  • RP Fighting Blindness

    PO Box 350, Buckingham, MK18 1GZ

    Telephone: 0845 123 2354 (helpline) or 01280 821 334 (general enquiries)

    Description: RP Fighting Blindness is a registered charity that provides information and support services for people with the eye condition retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

  • Sense

    101 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LG

    Telephone: 0300 330 9256 voice or 0300 330 9252 textphone

    Description: Sense is a national charity that supports and campaigns for adults and children who are deafblind.

  • Sight tests, glasses and contact lenses

    Telephone: 0300 330 1343

    Description: Some people can get free NHS sight tests and vouchers to help with the cost of glasses or contact lenses.