Isle of Wight Society for the Blind (IWSB)

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  • Address: Millbrooke House, 137 Carisbrooke Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1DD
  • Tel:01983 522 205
  • Email: enquiries@iwsb.org.uk
  • Web:www.iwsb.org.uk
  • Opening times:
    • Monday 9am - 4pm
    • Tuesday 9am - 4pm
    • Wednesday 9am - 4pm
    • Thursday 9am - 4pm
    • Friday 9am - 4pm

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Description

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