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Information and support to live independently and safely. Berkshire Vision provide vital practical and emotional support to visually impaired people and their families, we have a children’s activity club, social clubs and a full range of sporting activities for all ages. You can find a comprehensive Resource Centre…
The British Computer Association of the Blind (BCAB) is an organisation of blind and partially sighted computer users.  Offering training, support, networking and discussion to members, as well as to the wider community of blind and partially sighted people. Information source: BCAB website
West Berkshire Council is offering a new service for profoundly deaf people living in the district whose primary form of communication is British Sign Language. It will be a basic communication support service and will offer help to deaf people facing any communication difficulties such as…
Services provided: Advocacy Outreach services available (you will need to check if this can be provided in your area) Interpreting services
Unforgettable offers products to help people affected by forgetfulness and dementia do the things most of us take for granted. The catalogue and website is divided into simple categories with several guides to make it easier to find the right products for you. Read helpful articles.
The Outside Clinic provide free hearing tests and a wide range of private hearing aids. Professional Hearing Aid Dispensers will guide you through the process from the initial consultation and through to your ongoing aftercare. A range of batteries and hearing aid accessories are also available.…
Award winning charity makes special raised versions of pictures that come to life when fingers feel them Audio descriptions tell the pictures’ stories while directing the fingertips across the raised image, describing what is being touched, felt and ‘seen’ Combining the senses of touch and…
Charity providing a vast selection of high-quality audiobooks to people who find it difficult or impossible to read due to illness or disability.  Audiobooks provided in 3 easily accessible formats: through the post on CD, downloaded online and streamed from the website. Visit the website to…
Home Eye Testing - Using the latest portable diagnostic equipment we are able to bring the modern consulting room to the comfort of your home.  To be responsive to the optical health needs of those patients and clients who are unable to access High Street…
Portset design and manufacture products and software for the visually impaired to provide independence and improved employment opportunities and quality of life. Example of items available: TV equipment & digital receiver Document reader Keyboard talker USB Braille keyboards Alarm and emergency call systems Low blood…
A national charity that provides tailored support, advice and information as well as specialist services to all deafblind people (children and adults), their families, carers and the professionals who work with them. SENSE also support people who have a single sensory impairment with additional needs.…
Support for those, of any age, with significant or clinically diagnosed sight and/or hearing loss. Our Sensory Needs Team can carry out an assessment of needs based on your individual sight and/or hearing loss. Some of the support and help which might be available following your assessment…
Television licence discount You can get 50% off the cost of your TV licence if either: you’re registered blind or severely sight impaired you live with someone who is registered blind or severely sight impaired If the person who is registered blind is not the…
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