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General Visual Impairment Links

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  • Accessible Cinema (new tab/window) - Information on accessible cinema. Subtitled and audio described cinema enables people with less than perfect hearing or vision to enjoy film. Over 160 cinemas in the UK and Ireland can now screen almost every popular release with subtitles and/or audio description
  • LOOK (new tab/window) - The National Federation of Families with Visually Impaired Children - supporting parents and carers
  • RNIB (new tab/window) - Royal National Institute for the Blind, UK national charity working for and on behalf of visually impaired people, based in London.
  • Royal Blind Society Holidays (new tab/window) - Holidays for visually impaired people in RBS Hotels in West Sussex and North Wales coast. Activity and sailing holidays are also provided through the Calvert Trust and the Jubilee Sailing Trust.
  • SITE Scotland (new tab/window) - Supported Integration, Training and Employment (SITE) is a charity for blind and visually impaired people covering Glasgow and the West of Scotland. We give expert care, advice and training to anyone affected by sight loss.
  • VISION 2020 UK (new tab/window) - is an umbrella organisation which facilitates greater collaboration and co-operation between organisations within the UK which focus on visual impairment and operate on a national, regional or international basis


  • Guide from Dolphin (new tab/window) - Software for blind and partially sighted computer users. Guide can magnify text and images, has a clear voice and is easy to use, no knowledge of computers is required
  • Hooleon Corporation (new tab/window) - Company that provides large print key-top label sets and large print keyboards to make finding the right key easier for people with vision problems.

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