NCBI’s Virtual Technology Club was established in April of this year in recognition of the fact that for many people with sight loss who rely on technology to live an independent life, it can be difficult to travel, to access training or support, or to meet other users and share knowledge. According to its founder, …Read More about NCBI Virtual Technology Club
A Travel agency in Lisbon provides dedicated accessible tourism for all. Portugal 4all Senses, has recently launched in Lisbon, it is a travel agency dedicated to accessible tourism. They have designed travel experiences for individuals with reduced mobility and with visual impairments. They are the first Portuguese agency to design and promote holidays especially for …Read More about Accessible Tourism for All
By donating to NCBI regularly you will be contributing to the provision of NCBI’s life changing services. Our practical and emotional advice and supports help 8,000 people and their families face their futures with confidence every year. We help people deal emotionally with the diagnosis of an eye condition and the impact it will have …Read More about Would you like to make a regular gift to NCBI?
Galway woman Sharon Moran likes a challenge, so much so, that she undertook climbing Kilimanjaro in aid of NCBI. Sharon’s two sons Adam and Nathan both have Retinitis Pigmentosa which is a degenerative eye condition. Sharon says, “At the moment the two boys have colour blindness and night blindness, but are coping day-to-day.” Adam and …Read More about The Summit of Achievement for NCBI
Over 90 clubs have registered to participate in the NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup so far this year! We are thrilled to welcome Specsavers Ireland as our Headline sponsor for the 2017 and 2018 competition. The competition is in its 85th year and will see thousands of golfers compete to win a trip of a life …Read More about Thousands of Golfers Supporting NCBI This Year!
NCBI inSight Magazine Summer 2017 [PDF 6 MB] inSight Magazine Summer 2017 – Text Only Contents Thousands of golfers supporting NCBI this year! The summit of achievement for NCBI Becoming a regular donor Accessible tourism for all Virtual technology club Tech newsletter The app that reads your newspaper Free travel and transferring to the new …Read More about inSight Magazine Summer 2017
Well done to #TeamNCBI at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017! A fantastic turn out and day to gather on the streets of Dublin and support NCBI – THANK YOU! There’s a few images below and you can find more on our FB page in our ‘#TeamNCBI @ Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017’ album When …Read More about Well done to Team NCBI!!!
NCBI is delighted to announce details of its next virtual technology club session, which will be taking place on Thursday June 22nd at 7:00 pm. On the night we’ll be joined by Alexander Jensen, Community Director of the internationally acclaimed Be My Eyes iPhone app that is connecting people with impaired vision to a vast …Read More about VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY CLUB THURSDAY 22ND JUNE
NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre will hold its annual open day this year on Wednesday, June 21st, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Our open day offers prospective students, their family, friends and other professionals an opportunity to visit the centre, meet with staff and get an overview of the ‘Learning For Life’ training programme. Current …Read More about NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre annual open day
This month: Darragh Ó Héiligh joins Stuart to talk about significant accessibility enhancements in Windows Narrator which are particularly evident as part of the most recent Creators update. Darragh has written about this subject on his blog. Stuart demonstrates the Dot Watch, the world’s first ever Braille smart watch. Sharon Lyons is here for …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 61: June 2017