Join us in shining a light for those living with sight loss this year by sponsoring a bulb on our Christmas Tree at NCBI, Whitworth Road, Drumcondra. Every week, five people become blind in Ireland, while hundreds are diagnosed with progressive eye conditions like Age Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy. Your support can be the difference …Read More about Tree of Light, Will You Make a Dark Day Brighter for People with Sight Loss?
Thursday 8th October 2020, Today being World Sight Day, NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland) is marking it by highlighting the impact the COVID19 pandemic has had on people who are blind or vision impaired. This international annual day focuses global attention on those living with low or no vision and NCBI calls …Read More about NCBI marks World Sight Day 2020 by highlighting the many serious challenges for the vision impaired during COVID 19 Pandemic
NCBI Library Access Service is the Official Partner of LEGO® Braille Bricks in Ireland. The LEGO Braille Bricks concept is a play-based methodology that teaches braille to children who are blind or vision impaired. Newly launched, the toolkit comprises of LEGO bricks that have been adjusted to correspond to the Braille alphabet. Each LEGO brick …Read More about NCBI – Official Partner of LEGO® Braille Bricks, Arriving in Ireland in December 2020