Working for People with Sight Loss

Supporting You with Everyday Living

Whether you seek more information on your eye condition or Government entitlements or keen to access our dedicated library for extensive audio, Braille or large print material or participate in sports and leisure activities, we can offer it all.
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Eye Conditions

Check here for more information on common eye conditions and how the world is viewed when you have these conditions.
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Library

NCBI Library has an extensive range of educational and leisure books in Braille and large print as well as alternative formats including audio, digital Braille, Word, PDF and EPub formats.

Read more about NCBI Library

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Being out and about safely

There are a number of different ways a person who is blind or vision impaired can become mobile. Your Community Resource Worker will discuss various mobility solutions with you should this be an area you are having difficulties with. Orientation and Mobility training is available from our mobility officers across the country.

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Connection Network Programme

Connection Network Programme

NCBI’s Connection Network Programme is a free, confidential, befriending and informative service for our service users who are in need of social contact through a weekly telephone call. Staying connected during Covid19 to avoid isolation and loneliness was so important to our service users. We want to continue this in post Covid19 Ireland.

Read more about our Connection Network Programme

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Vision Sports

Vision Sports Ireland is the national governing body for sports and leisure activities for blind or vision impaired people.

Read more about Vision Sports

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Disability Access & Awareness

Learn how NCBI can assist you in making the built environment more accessible to the needs of people who are blind or vision impaired.

Read more about Disability Access & Awareness

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Government Entitlements

Check out what financial supports you may be entitled to.

Read more about Government Entitlements