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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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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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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Employment

This campaign seeks to raise the low employment rate among people who are blind or vision impaired by supporting both job seekers and employers.

Information for Government, employers and jobseekers

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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