Accessibility advice and auditing

NCBI’s access audits provide advice on access to buildings, the external environment and public transport for a range of public and private organisations.

Disability awareness training

NCBI provides disability awareness to public and private organisations to encourage a greater understanding of the issues around disability and to promote the development of services that are accessible to all.

Making Print Accessible

The NCBI Media Centre converts printed information into formats accessible to people who are blind or vision impaired for a range of voluntary, public and private clients.


NCBI can provide guidance and training in the use of a wide range of technology solutions to make it easier to access printed information.

Aids and appliances

We offer information and advice on a wide range of aids and appliances to help make everyday life easier.

Orientation and Mobility Training

Our mobility trainers can provide expert training which may help you move around safely and independently.

Community Resource Worker

Our community-based staff are committed to meeting the needs of people with sight loss in their local area and can provide information, support and advice on a wide range of services.

Services For Organisations

NCBI provides a range of services to voluntary, public and private organisations to make sure that their services are accessible to people who are blind or vision impaired.

Services For Individuals

We offer a range of services to help people with vision impairments adapt to their situation and maintain their independence.

News, Events and Campaigns

NCBI Press Releases

Press releases and other news items.

NCBI News Magazine

This magazine is a quarterly publication about news and events related to
blindness and vision impairment in Ireland.