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Sight Airedale

User rating: 1 star

Tel:
01535 602 354
Opening Times:
Monday
9.30am - 12.30pm
Tuesday
9.30am - 12.30pm
Wednesday
9.30am - 12.30pm
Thursday
9.30am - 12.30pm

Shop and Magnifier Assessments by Appointment Only.

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Organisation details

A charity supporting registered sight impaired people living in Keighley (BD13, BD15, BD21, BD22), Silsden (BD20), Bingley (BD16), Ilkley (LS29), Skipton (BD23), Cross Hills (BD20), Settle (BD24), Barnoldswick (BB18).

They have three social centres that offer a chat over a cup of tea, music, guest speakers and occasional outings. Transport can be requested.

Their Scott Street Daily Living Shop has many products that their staff can demonstrate. Visits to the shop are by appointment only.

They offer computer training, information on buying/adapting computer equipment, demonstrations of mobile phones/tablets and access to a range of adaptive technology.

Other services include:
- Talking Book Library
- benefits form filling
- braille for beginners
- magnifier assessment (by appointment)
- newsletter three times a year
- transcription service for braille, audio CD, large print and digital formats.
- five flats/bungalow to rent

Services offered:

  • Volunteering
  • Low vision services
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Clubs and classes
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Learning braille
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • etext transcription
  • Braille transcription
  • Audio transcription
  • Large print transcription
  • Library services

1 user review

Dave thompson

User rating: 1 star

They are always shut and it's like entering a time warp, please move into the current century and get some services that people want.

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This organisation was verified on 8 June 2018

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