Thursday 14th November 2019 A new partnership between the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) and Department of Education and skills has led to the development of Bookshare Ireland, the country’s largest digital accessible library. Bookshare Ireland is specifically designed to support students with visual impairment and print disability attending higher or further …Read More about NCBI and Department of Education launch Bookshare Ireland
Have you ever wondered what is the difference between a long cane and the average walking stick? Today is #InternationalLongCaneDay, a day dedicated to the long cane, a tool that is so much more than just a walking stick! Long canes enable people who are blind or visually impaired to navigate their way independently. Therefore, the …Read More about International World Cane Day
Aoife Watson (22) who has low vision recently graduated with a degree in English and Sociology from Maynooth University. She now works in the NCBI Policy and Advocacy team. She shares her top tips on making the best of your college experience.
In this video series, we speak to the incredible NCBI staff in the many departments that make up our head office on Whitworth road. First up is Geraldine! Geraldine is one of our community resource workers with a background in occupational therapy. Geraldine works with adults of working age who are living with sight loss. …Read More about Ever wondered what kind of staff work at NCBI?