Making websites and other technologies accessible (CFIT)

The NCBI Centre for Inclusive Technology (CFIT) provides information, education and assistance in inclusive design and accessibility of websites and other information and communication technologies.


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.


You can help us by getting involved in fundraising or by volunteering your time. NCBI helps make a profound difference in the lives of people who live with sight loss. However, we must raise €4 out of every €10 we spend on services so your support is vital in ensuring that we can continue to offer these essential services to people who are blind or vision impaired.

Information for ...

This section provides information for people who are related to, working with, or supporting people with sight loss. It also provides information for people looking to learn more about sight loss and the prevention of sight loss.