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Isle of Wight Society for the Blind (IWSB)

Address:
Millbrooke House, 137 Carisbrooke Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1DD
Tel:
01983 522 205
Opening Times:
Monday
9am - 4pm
Tuesday
9am - 4pm
Wednesday
9am - 4pm
Thursday
9am - 4pm
Friday
9am - 4pm

Map for Isle of Wight Society for the Blind (IWSB)

Organisation details

Local provider of services and information to visually impaired people, their families, friends, carers and others with an interest in visual impairment.

Services Offered:
- Talking newspaper including ‘In Touch’ from Radio 4
- Audio library
- Coffee mornings
- Home visiting
- Community advice
- Information and signposting
- Lobbying (where appropriate)
- Technology days
- Advice and demonstration of special equipment
- Access to equipment to read private papers
- Social activities (see website for further information)
- Transport to activities (subject to minibus capacity)
- Drop in days for everyone
- Resource Centre
- Brailling service
- Awareness days
- Macular Degeneration Support Group

Services offered:

  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Social functions
  • Home visiting
  • Community advice
  • Braille transcription

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This organisation was verified on 8 May 2017

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