RNIB

Description: UK charity providing a wide range of products and services for vi people.

Weblink: http://www.rnib.org.uk

Tel: 0303 123 9999

Email: helpline@rnib.org.uk

Category: Third/voluntary Sector


Services Provided

RNIB Helpline - (RNIB)Service

The helpline can assist you with information on any aspect of RNIB's many services, including information on eye conditions, employment, education, products and services which can help vi people, library services and the RNIB shop.
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RNIB National Library Service - (RNIB)Service

RNIB National Library Service is the largest library in the UK for readers with sight loss. They offer a wide choice of fiction and non-fiction books in audio, braille and giant print for adults and children.
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RNIB Overdrive - (RNIB)Service

A digital download library, allowing subscribers to download talking books, talking magazines and podcasts directly to their computer, tablet or smartphone.
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RNIB Tax Advice Service - (RNIB)Service

RNIB runs this service with Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC), to support blind & partially sighted people with tax and benefit issues. RNIB will make tax and HMRC issues clearer and check people are getting the benefits, concessions and tax allowances they are entitled to, and to help them to use HMRC's online services.
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RNIB Talk & Support - telebefriending - (RNIB)Service

Socialise by phone for friendship and support in a small group of blind and partially sighted adults. Calls must be made from a landline. A friendly volunteer facilitator is trained to invite people into the conversation and to ensure that everyone has a chance to have their say.
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RNIB Talk & Support - Telephone book clubs - (RNIB)Service

A chance for visually impaired people to share their passion for books, discover new authors and hear from guest speakers including narrators and publishers. Groups chat over the phone with a trained facilitator and each group meets once a month for 6 months.
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RNIB Connect - (RNIB)Service

A growing community of blind and partially sighted people and their families, friends, carers and supporters. Joining Connect puts you in touch with this community.
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Connect Radio - (RNIB)Service

Connect Radio is especially for blind and partially sighted people and broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week on Freeview Channel 730 and online at insight radio.co.uk
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Pan-disability Awareness Training - (RNIB)Service

This course will aid participants in gaining an awareness and appreciation of various types of disability etiquette used to avoid offence and discrimination, along with the promotion of good customer service and effective engagement and interaction between people.
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Visual Awareness Training - (RNIB)Service

This course will provide you with an understanding of what it means to live with sight loss and various types of sight conditions, the etiquette used to avoid offence and discrimination, along with the promotion of good customer service and effective engagement and interaction between people.
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