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We want this website to be a valuable resource for anyone concerned with visual impairment, or with catering to the needs of this expanding market. Accordingly, we have lots of links where you can seek further information.

Visual impairment and blindness

Find out more about helping the visually impaired and on blindness and causes of impaired vision.

Reading disabilities

Literacy and sites devoted to reading

  • The website for World Book Day provides a good resource: World Book Day
  • For BBC literacy and numeracy materials please visit Skillswise

Links for publishers

  • Lightning Source won a 2007 British Book Award for their initiative to expand the availability of print-on-demand Large Print titles. All their large print books appear on our website.

RNIB Library Catalogue

  • The RNIB Library Catalogue (incorporating what was formerly Revealweb) lists books available in braille, daisy audio, large print etc

Assistive technologies and advice

  • Emptech provide information on assistance technologies to help those with specific difficulties to work and study
  • A useful article about help for carers, with detailed information on where carers can find support

Medical conditions that affect vision

For the over 50s and above

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