Working for People with Sight Loss

Introduction to iPad Course

Virtual Online

Every iPad has numerous built-in accessibility options that enables anyone with a visual impairment to use the device independently. These include the ability to speak to your device to request information, use of magnification and gestures; help read information displayed. If you would like to find out more, please register for our Introduction to iPad

Just Do It – 15 – 17yrs

Virtual Online

Just Do It Virtual sessions providing an opportunity for Second Level students to share information, explore strategies and problem-solve on a variety of topics relating to low vision. Age Group: 15 - 17 years All workshops are subject to availability, please register your interest early to avoid disappointment. You will receive a confirmation of your

Free

Live Event 61 – Celebrating World Braille Day

Virtual Online

For almost 200 years, Braille has transformed the lives of many people with sight loss. It has promoted equal opportunities and opened doors to literacy, education, and employment. In recognition of World Braille Day taking place on 4th January, our first Live Event of 2022 will be dedicated entirely to the tactile writing system of

Virtual – Orientation & Mobility for 12 to 16 year old long cane users

Virtual Online

Virtual - Orientation & Mobility for 12 to 16 year old long cane users Exploring mobility skills, travel apps and problem solving skills when out and about. This workshop is specifically for long cane users. All workshops are subject to availability, please register your interest early to avoid disappointment. You will receive a confirmation of

Free

Local Advocacy Network on Access

Virtual Online

Description: Join NCBI’s Local Advocacy Network on Access. This group has a National reach so you can join in from any part of the country! The purpose of this group is to highlight the access challenges faced by people who are blind and vision impaired. The group will cover topics around the built environment, shared

Free

The Dream Team – 5 to 12 years old (Athlone Centre Based – moved to virtual for January 2022 due to COVID Restrictions)

Virtual Online

The Dream Team (Athlone Centre Based - moved to virtual for January 2022 due to COVID Restrictions) Independent Living Skills, Mobility and Assistive Technology workshop. This workshop is specifically for Braille learners and Long Cane users. This event is for primary school children aged 5 to 12 years old. All workshops are subject to availability,

Free

Leaving Certificate Series – Session 3

Virtual Online

Leaving Certificate Series - Session 3 of 4 Virtual session for Leaving Certificate students This session will include Practical Tips and Advice in relation to the DARE Application Process. Session 1 - 12th October 2021 Session 2 - 16th November 2021 Session 3 - 19th January 2022 Session 4 - 22nd February 2022 All workshops

Free

South Region Local Advocacy Network Meeting

Virtual Online

Description: Are you from Cork or Kerry? Join the Local Advocacy Network South region meeting. Take part in an online meeting led by local people who are blind and vision impaired. The aim of these groups is to work on local access issues, to feed into NCBI national campaigns, and to make effective and positive

Free

Advocacy Talks: Local Advocacy Networks; Empowerment, Engagement & Inclusion

Virtual Online

Come along to our first Advocacy Talks Webinar for 2022. Join us on Thursday 20th January and hear from people who are blind, or vision impaired about their participation in the formation of a network that is empowering people and promoting inclusive communities across Ireland. Click here to join the live event!

Free

Midwest Region Local Advocacy Network Meeting

Virtual Online

Description: Are you from Limerick, Clare or Tipperary? Join the Local Advocacy Network Midwest region meeting. Take part in an online meeting led by local people who are blind and vision impaired. The aim of these groups is to work on local access issues, to feed into NCBI national campaigns, and to make effective and

Free

North-East Region Local Advocacy Network Meeting

Virtual Online

Description: Are you from Louth, Meath, Cavan or Monaghan? Join the Local Advocacy Network North-East region meeting. Take part in an online meeting led by local people who are blind and vision impaired. The aim of these groups is to work on local access issues, to feed into NCBI national campaigns, and to make effective

Free