21st January 2020, National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) is highlighting that election posters hung too low can pose a real danger to people who are blind or visually impaired. This risk to injury along with how unenvironmentally friendly they are is another argument in favour of a national ban on election posters. …Read More about Election Posters pose height hazards
NCBI wants to make Ireland a kinder place in February and we need your support! Register today to do 10 Acts of Kindness in 10 Days between the 17th and 27th of February. We’ll send you a list of acts of kindness that’ll inspire you to be kind to others, kind to the environment and …Read More about Join the positivity movement and do: 10 Acts of Kindness in 10 Days!
Lighting can be both friend and foe when living with low vision. Many people benefit from extra light; however, light can create a disabling glare when poorly controlled. The suggestions below can assist with making light your friend. Thank you to Blind Low Vision NZ rehabilitation for this quick guide on how you can best …Read More about Tips for living with low vision- How lighting can be your best friend or worst enemy
NCBI has identified a number of issues that are of concern to the majority of people who are blind and vision impaired. These issues are listed below. We would appreciate it if you could raise them with General Election candidates when they visit your door or if you are attending local hustings. We would also …Read More about NCBI manifesto 2020 – What we want from the next Government.
NCBI is one of many NGOs who has a right to nominate a person to stand for the Administrative Panel of Seanad Eireann. Expressions of Interest will be considered from those who have a significant visual impairment, physical or other sensory disability or a parent / guardian of child with a disability or have been …Read More about Call for Seanad Eireann nominees for Election 2020