In this video series, we speak to the incredible NCBI staff in the many departments that make up our head office on Whitworth road. JP This week the spotlight is on NCBI’s IT and technology department! Here is JP to tell you more about how NCBI can help service users get the most out of …Read More about Ever wondered what kind of staff work at NCBI?
The tactile ballot templates will be used for the first time in a General Election this Saturday, allowing people with sight loss to vote in secret. The tactile template sticks onto the ballot paper and features: Clear and non-decorative lettering Large print Good colour contrast Raised up letters Braille The cut out sections has a …Read More about GE 2020 – All you need to know about the Tactile Ballot Paper Template with free phone constituency numbers.
As many of you will be considering who to vote for on Saturday in the General Election. We have gone through each of the main political parties’ manifesto’s and have lifted out their policies relating to Disability. See them below for your ease. Finally, don’t forget to request the tactile templates to aid you to …Read More about General election 2020, Commitments to Disability – See how Political Parties aim to support disability
Lighting can be both friend and foe when living with low vision. Many people benefit from extra light; however, light can create a disabling glare when poorly controlled. The suggestions below can assist with making light your friend. Thank you to Blind Low Vision NZ rehabilitation for this quick guide on how you can best …Read More about Tips for living with low vision- How lighting can be your best friend or worst enemy
In celebration of World Braille Day 2020, we have put together some interesting facts about Braille, from its origins to its use in popular culture Braille is all around us. 1.Braille started as military code. Origins of Braille come from the French army in 1819. Soldiers created a military code called ‘night writing’ so they …Read More about Ten things you didn’t know about Braille