Working for People with Sight Loss

Latest Campaigns

“I am getting involved in so many activities of NCBI because the truth is nobody speak better for you than yourself. We carry the problem and know how the problem affects us so we have to advocate for ourselves.”
David Kortukohun
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E-Scooter Legislation

E-scooters are an increasingly common but the proposed legislation around e-scooters must be robust, comprehensive and enforceable to ensure the safety of disabled pedestrians and those with mobility issues.

Learn more about our campaign

E-scooter Legislation

 

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Seeing Your Career – Employment Campaign

This campaign publishes a suite of resources to raise awareness of the barriers faced by people who are blind or vision impaired when trying to obtain or retain employment. NCBI seeks statutory, employer and public support to tackle these barriers, dispel assumptions and create a more inclusive workforce.

Information for Government, employers and jobseekers

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Clear our Paths

This campaigns actively seeks the removal of temporary obstacles on footpaths as these barriers can cause injury to people who are blind or vision impaired and impede their ability to navigate safely.

More info on Clear Our Paths

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Change Your View

As Covid19 restrictions ease a summer of outdoor activities is what is ahead and we need to ensure everyone can participate equally. NCBI is asking public, businesses and Government to ‘Change Your View’ so the needs of people who are blind or vision impaired are considered and addressed. Please support our campaign to inform and work with others to ensure we can all enjoy the return to some sense of normality.

Here’s how you can Change Your View

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Nationwide Eye Clinic Liaison Officer (ECLO) Service

The ECLO role is based within eye clinics in hospitals. The ECLO is a key point of contact for patients to be given information on, and referral to, rehabilitation and support services in the community following a diagnosis of vision impairment.

Read more about the ECLO Campaign

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Accessible voting

Casting your ballot in private is extremely difficult when you are blind or vision impaired. The promotion of tactile voting templates helps to remedy this.

Read more on Accessible Voting